Kingston University London - Quantity Surveying MSc

Kingston University London

Quantity Surveying MSc

Quantity surveyors play a key role in the construction industry, ensuring that development costs are appropriately and accurately managed. Kingston University is a long-established Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors partnership university, and this course will equip you with the skills and knowledge to start you on a career that offers enormous scope for team working, travel and financial rewards.

Whatever your first degree, this course will help you apply your skills and abilities to the quantity surveying profession. Through project and teamwork, you will develop knowledge and understanding of procurement, construction contracts, construction economics, and cost planning. You will also be trained in research methodology. Through a dissertation (research project), you will be able to focus on an area of interest, gaining valuable research skills. You will develop a range of professional skills to prepare you for your career, including problem solving and organisation, data collation, review and synopsis, time management and computing.

Reasons to choose Kingston University

  • You will develop the core competencies required of a Chartered Quantity Surveyor.
  • You will have the opportunity to participate in a field trip to a major national/international destination (students may be required to cover additional costs, such as travel).
  • There is a focus on the EU and UK legal framework relating to construction, sustainable construction

    technology, and project management.

Entry Requirements

  • A 2:1 or above honours degree. This can be in any discipline.
  • IELTS academic test in English with an


    overall score of 6.5,




    no element below 6.0

Career Prospects

Career opportunities after completing Quantity Surveying MSc

  • Architectural technologist.
  • Building surveyor.
  • Commercial/residential surveyor.
  • Construction manager.
  • Estimator.
  • Planning and development surveyor.
  • Project manager.
  • Quantity surveyor.

Course Details

This conversion masters provides an opportunity to graduates from disciplines other than surveying to convert their transferable skills and extend their abilities in a critical way to the quantity surveying profession. You will develop in-depth knowledge and understanding of procurement, construction contracts and their administration. You will acquire sound knowledge of construction economics and cost planning. The curriculum further places emphasis on the EU and UK legal framework relating to construction, sustainable construction technology and project management. In addition to the core taught modules, you will receive training on research methodology and undertake a dissertation (research project).


Applied Sustainable Construction Technology and Measurement
Contract Law Administration and Practice
Design Economics and Cost Planning
Management Consultancy

Optional Modules

Professional Placement

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