Quantity surveyors have specialist skills and knowledge in the technologies of domestic, industrial and commercial building, construction processes, planning, project life-cycle assessment, and people and business management. In addition to the core themes of quantity surveying and technology, this professional role requires a range of costing skills including team working and effective communication.
These skills are integrated into the learning strategies of this Quantity Surveying and Commercial Management (Honours) degree at University of Westminster, enabling you typically to work in quantity surveying. Alongside the knowledge and understanding of quantity surveying theories, and the practical and technical skills needed to become a quantity surveyor and commercial manager, you will gain the transferable and cognitive skills necessary for lifelong personal and professional development.
Graduates can progress directly towards full professional qualification with the RICS - Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and CIOB - Chartered Institute of Builders professional accreditation that can help you to secure employment.
Graduates have developed careers with many types of organisations including:
Large property-owning organisations such as Housing associations, retailers and leisure groups.
This course is fully accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, the Chartered Institute of Building and the Association of Building Engineers.
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You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.Full-time
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