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.