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Quantity Surveying PgDip / MSc

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Full time | Southwark Campus | 1 year | JAN-21

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

JAN-21

Key information
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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Quantity Surveying

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Overview

The course is intended for graduates working, or intending to work, in the construction industry offering advice on project feasibility, methods for financing and procuring construction work and financial management of the design and construction process within consultant firms, client organisations or contracting companies. Applicants should have an interest in construction cost management and the motivation to pursue an intensive route to professional qualifications. Course content covers the skills required of the practicing quantity surveyor. Three supplementary modules at the beginning of the course bring you up to speed in relation to construction technology, law and contract documentation and administration before you embark on the masters level modules. These supplementary modules are a distinguishing feature of the course and are highly valued by students and their employers.

Employability

The employment record for students on this programme is excellent, with previous graduates gaining employment across nearly all of the largest consulting and contracting firms. Many are also employed by smaller firms in this exciting industry.

Professional links

The MSc/PgDip is fully accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors; this will allow entry to Quantity Surveying and Construction Faculty through APC.

Modules

This module focuses on developing an awareness of the issues which need to be considered when deciding how to procure and manage construction projects.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£9,590

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£14,470

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students should normally have one of the following qualifications: They should have a minimum of a 2:1 Honours degree, the subject area does not matter as number of students undertake the course as part of a career change, For Surveying graduates/professionals - A minimum of a 2:1 Honours degree in a Surveying subject, or Corporate membership of a professional body concerned with property or construction, for example, CIOB, RIBA, RTPI, CIOH or other relevant body of equal standing. APEL/APL - An applicant who is offered a place on the course may seek credit for recent prior academic qualification or professional experience. The applicant should expect to demonstrate to the satisfaction of the Course Director and Module Coordinator substantial relevant knowledge and skills at least equivalent to Level 6 or Level 7 as appropriate to those modules for which credit is being sought. Applications should be made before the commencement of the semester in which the particular modules are being offered.

University information

London South Bank University (LSBU) is a cosmopolitan university with over 15,000 students, from over 130 countries – and a global alumni network of over 80,000. LSBU is one of London’s oldest universities; since 1892 the University has focused on providing professional opportunity for all who can benefit. The University has strong links with business and employers in the private and public sectors, which feed into courses and help students...more