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.
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.
You can apply until:
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You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.Full-time
You need the following IELTS score:
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