Quantity Surveying (MSc)

University of Portsmouth the United Kingdom

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The award
MSc

How long you will study
1 - 2 Years

Domestic course fees
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How you will study
full-time, part-time

Course starts
September

International course fees
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All study options

About Quantity Surveying at University of Portsmouth

Overview

Quantity surveying is an important business asset – sound professional advice in the area is essential in a number of industries, from construction to law.

If you want to be progress your career in this highly sought-after field, this MSc Quantity Surveying course will give you the expertise and practical experience you'll need to succeed.

You'll develop your skill in efficient construction, law and the financial management of built environments. You'll get the knowledge and confidence required of professionals in the construction business – and follow in the footsteps of our past graduates, many of whom now hold senior positions in the industry.

We've been delivering property courses for over 35 years, and this course has been recognised by both the construction profession and the national press.

What you'll experience

On this course, you'll:

  • Visit sites and study locally based case studies that will introduce you to the professional markets and environments
  • Attend and contribute to current debates by visiting guest speakers
  • Gain a solid understanding of contemporary issues in the construction sector
  • Be taught by staff from a wide range of commercial, construction and quantity surveying practice, including quantity surveyors, architects, project managers, construction lawyers and structural engineers

Work experience and career planning

We'll help you to identify internships, voluntary roles and opportunities that will complement your studies.

When you finish the course, our Careers and Employability service can help you find a job that puts your skills to work.

After you leave the University, you can get help, advice and support for up to 5 years from our Careers and Employability service as you advance in your career.

What you'll study on this MSc Quantity Surveying degree course

Core modules:

  • Construction Law, Contracts and Dispute Resolution
  • Construction Management and Safety
  • Construction Technology, Measurement and Tendering
  • Dissertation
  • Pre-Contract and Post-Contract Quantity Surveying Practice

Teaching

Teaching methods on this course include:

  • lectures
  • seminars
  • tutorials
  • site visits
  • field work

How you're assessed

You'll be assessed through:

  • exams
  • coursework
  • dissertation project

Careers and opportunities

This course will prepare you to take senior positions in the industry. As a professional with interdisciplinary management skills for land and property, your skillset will be in demand. Previous graduates have gone on to work for employers such as Turner & Townsend and Transport for London.

What can you do with a Quantity Surveying degree?

Specific roles that previous students have taken include:

  • quantity surveying
  • property development
  • project management
  • consultancy

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardMScHow you will studyFull-time, Part-timeHow long you will study1 - 2 year
    Course startsSeptemberDomestic course fees find outInternational course fees find out

Notes about fees for this course

https://www.port.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/undergraduate-fees-and-student-finance/tuition-fees-living-costs-and-other-study-costs

Entry requirements

A good honours degree or equivalent academic qualification in a technical or analytical discipline. Exceptionally, applicants from non-technical/analytical disciplines but with proven and substantiated experience in the property or construction fields will be considered.

English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 6.0 with no component score below 5.5.

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