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Masters Degrees in Quantity Surveying in New Zealand

Quantity Surveying Graduate Diploma

Ara Institute of Canterbury New Zealand

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Study a Quantity Surveying Masters in New Zealand in 2024

A quantity surveyor is someone who estimates the costs involved in construction projects, be that large scale or small construction projects. Drawing on mathematics skills, a quantity surveyor will also have a strong understanding of civil engineering, construction methods and geography. As a quantity surveyor, you will be able to appraise a project from the start and supply you customers with costs analysis, and follow the project through to completion with your customer, providing support along the way.

The topics you are likely to cover when studying Quantity Surveying include:

  • Mathematics
  • Civil engineering
  • Geography
  • Economics
  • Construction methods
  • Built environment
  • Law
  • Cost management

Graduates of a degree in quantity surveying find careers as Quantity Surveyors in a variety of areas such as local and central government, and in private industry.

The skills you learn when studying for a degree in Quantity Surveying also translate well to other careers such as Business advisor, Project management and Property development.

Undergraduate programmes in Quantity Surveying are commonly available at universities around the world as:

  • Master of Science (MSc), which typically take 1-2 years to complete when studied full-time

Entry requirements for a postgraduate programme in Quantity Surveying will usually include a bachelor/undergraduate degree in a related discipline such as mathematics, quantity surveying, civil engineering and construction management.

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