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MSc Quantity Surveying, MSc

University College of Estate Management (UCEM), the United Kingdom

University College of Estate Management (UCEM)

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About MSc Quantity Surveying, MSc - at University College of Estate Management (UCEM)

This is a postgraduate conversion programme designed to align your skills to the educational requirements of the industry's professional bodies. The course gives you an informed view of the key areas of knowledge required to develop your quantity surveying (QS) skills including cost management, contract practice and procedures, procurement and building economics. The course also includes a research project which will provide an in-depth assessment of a topic of your choice.

Why study this course?
This is one of a suite of MSc conversion programmes that enable graduates from disciplines unrelated to Real Estate and Construction to obtain an RICS/CIOB accredited degree, giving access to professional membership.

  • Study an RICS accredited course whilst working towards your APC (for those in relevant employment)
  • Access to RICS Graduate Route 1
  • Allows entry to CIOB Chartered membership
  • Enrich your CV with MSc designatory letters
  • Build your career by specialising in quantity surveying and contract cost management.

Notes about fees for this course

Fees: £950* per module x 8 modules = total course fee of £7,600

*The module fee is reviewed annually, but any increases are subject to CEM's price cap promise. Visit Fees and Supplements for further details.

Entry requirements

Entrants to this programme are normally* required to have attained one of the following:

  • A Bachelor's Degree with honours at lower second standard (2:2), or equivalent
  • A Bachelor's Degree, or equivalent, plus three years' experience in a relevant field
  • A Level 5 qualification as defined by the Framework for Higher Education Qualifications for England, Wales and Northern Ireland (FHEQ) plus five years' relevant experience in a senior position
  • A professional qualification plus five years' relevant experience in a senior position.

Students may apply to enter the programme in either semester.

* Applicants who do not meet the requirements stated above, but who wish to be considered for this programme, should still apply. In these cases selection for an offer of a place may include consideration of the following information as part of the candidate's application:

  • Personal statement
  • Relevant work experience/employer support
  • Performance at interview (either by telephone or Skype)

All CEM courses are taught and assessed in English. You will therefore be required to demonstrate adequate proficiency in the language before being admitted to a course.

Our postgraduate courses require you to have one of the following:

  • Grade B or above in English (Language or Literature) at GCSE or its equivalent
  • Grade 6.0 or above, with at least 6.5 in the reading and writing modules, in the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) test administered by the British Council in the Social Sciences academic module
  • 88 or above in the Internet option, 230 or above in the computer-based option or 570 or above in the paper-based option, of the Teaching of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) test
  • Grade C or above in Use of English at A/S Level Note: In all cases, if your post-compulsory school leaving age (further education) qualifications have been taught and examined in the English language you can be considered for entry in the absence of the qualifications detailed above.

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