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Diploma in Quantity Surveying, Level 5 Diploma

Rushmore Business School, Mauritius

Rushmore Business School

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The award How you will study Study duration Course start Domestic course fees International course fees
Level 5 DiplomaFull-time2 yearsFebruary, Julyfind outEUR 3000 per year

About Diploma in Quantity Surveying, Level 5 Diploma - at Rushmore Business School

Introduction

We are currently experiencing a boom in the construction industry worldwide and companies in the sector are actively searching for skilled manpower. In this context, Rushmore Business School is offering a Diploma of Higher Education in Quantity Surveying to equip candidates with the relevant skills to join the construction industry.

The Diploma of Higher Education in Quantity Surveying provides a broad-based education enabling successful students to enter into careers in design, construction or operations in the building industry.

The Diploma of Higher Education in Quantity Surveying programme content has been developed to assist students who are in plan to enter design, construction or operations in the building industry. The course has been designed to equip students with the knowledge, understanding, and skills required for success in future employment or for progression to an undergraduate degree. Each module will be assessed through assignments related, where possible, to workplace-relevant activities. Successful students will normally be able to analyse situations, data, existing knowledge to provide solutions to quantity surveying problems. They will be able to apply appropriate logical reasoning as a tool to effective decision making and problem solving.

The Diploma of Higher Education in Quantity Surveying satisfies the minimum education requirements for technical surveyor membership of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (TechRICS).

Course Objective
  • To foster a critical and reflective understanding of the areas of study and their application.
  • To assist students to develop a range of skills and competencies which will enable them to make an effective contribution to their chosen careers.
  • To create a range of learning opportunities which facilitate access and progression to allow personal and career development and their achievement of appropriate awards.
  • To establish an appropriate foundation for a lifetime of continuing professional development.
  • To develop an appreciation of the inter-relationships between the professions and specialisms involved in the built environment.
Course Structure (Modules)Year 1
  • Domestic Construction Technology 1
  • Legal Framework and Regulation
  • Documentation and Estimating
  • Cost Planning
  • Introduction to Commercial Economics
  • IT Applications
  • Year 2
  • Domestic Construction Technology 2
  • Safety and Site Practice
  • Management Practice
  • Construction Contracts
  • Planning and Scheduling
  • Measurement
  • Entry requirements

    Secondary School Certificate or equivalent

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