StudyLink logoHome
Students on a university campus

Masters Degrees in Quantity Surveying in New Zealand

Quantity Surveying Graduate Diploma

Ara Institute of Canterbury New Zealand

Find out more

Looking for your first degree in Quantity Surveying? See bachelors degrees in Quantity Surveying in New Zealand

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.

Study in New Zealand

New Zealand would be an excellent choice for any international student looking to study abroad. With a diverse and extremely friendly population, students from all over the world would feel welcomed, and find it easy to integrate into their local student community. New Zealand's higher education system has a reputation for encouraging students to think for themselves and participate in cutting edge research projects. As an international student in New Zealand, you will have access to 8 highly ranked universities, all ranked in the top 500 of the QS World University rankings.

See our detailed guide to studying in New Zealand for international students.

Sign up to StudyLink.com

Sign up to StudyLink.com, the home of quality study abroad advice.

Sign up now
Students with books and test tubes

Other Postgraduate Architecture & Building courses in New Zealand

International study advice

Read our selection of advice articles for those looking to start on their study abroad adventure. Covering topics from study visas, applications, funding and choosing the right course and institution:

World map on a blackboard
Deciding to study abroad: The first steps

Read StudyLink's suggestions on your first steps when deciding where to study abroad, with helpful tips to make your decision easier.

A camera, a visa and a world map
International Study Visas

Find out more about international student visas for studying abroad, as well as how, where and when to apply for yours.

Person holding a compass
How to choose the ideal study destination for you

In this article we look at how to approach choosing where in the world you would like to study.

Students reading a book
English Language Testing for International Students

Find out more about English language tests, your options and what is required as an overseas student.

More Advice and Guidance for Studying Abroad