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Quantity Surveying Consultancy (Hons), B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #591 (QS) ,
The Quantity Surveying Consultancy (Hons) course at Kingston University offers you the skills for practice as a quantity surveyor. It reflects the technical, economic, legal and managerial expertise required in this industry. Quantity surveyors ensure developments and construction projects are completed on time and within budget.

About

The Quantity Surveying Consultancy (Hons) course at Kingston University gives you a business perspective. It enables you to understand the construction industry and its relationship to the consultancy market.

Year 1 explores the legal, technical and economic context in which construction professionals work. There are modules in sustainable design and development and construction technology. These will prepare you for measurement – one of the core technical skills of a quantity surveyor.

Year 2 examines more complex commercial structures. You'll be introduced to cost-planning technique and contract law. You'll study the pre/post-contract financial and contract administration duties of the quantity surveyor.

Year 3 has modules in consultancy and project management. These cover the consultant-client relationship, organisational change management, project control and project team leadership. The course culminates in a major group project, along with an independent research project. You'll have the chance to study, in depth, a relevant topic of your choice.

Careers and progression

You will graduate with the knowledge and skills to begin your career as a professional quantity surveyor. You will be ready to enjoy a varied and challenging profession, with good starting salaries and plenty of opportunity for progression and travel.

Management consultancy, value engineering and business risk management are all growth areas. You may choose roles in either the consultancy or public sectors.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    • Duration description
      4 years with a sandwich year
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 60 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Engineering Design and Professional Practice
  • Structures, Materials and Construction Methods
  • Applied Mathematics and Computing Applications
  • Construction Management and Site Investigation
  • Advanced Measurement
  • Commercial Construction Technology
  • Contract Administration
  • Design Economics and Cost Planning

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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Academic Requirements

  • Points: 112 UCAS points
  • Units: to include at least two A-levels or recognised equivalent
  • BTEC Extended Diploma: Minimum of grades DMM
  • General Studies not accepted
  • Key Skills points not accepted in tariff
  • GCSE: candidates are normally required to hold five GCSE subjects grades A*–C (or comparable numeric score under the newly reformed GCSE grading): including English and Mathematics (Key Skills Level 2 may be used in lieu of GCSE English and Mathematics).

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    14200 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14200 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA Applies to you

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for London

  • 1137 - 2160 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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