The construction industry is booming nationally and across the globe, with quantity surveyors playing a key role in ensuring that development costs are appropriately and accurately managed. Kingston University is a long-established RICS partnership university, and this course (which is accredited by RICS) 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.
What will you study?
You will develop knowledge and skills in the core competencies required of the Chartered Quantity Surveyor. You will gain an understanding of the whole of the construction process, especially the legal and financial implementation and control of contracts. You will learn how to ensure that, together with the rest of the professional team, building projects are completed to budget loss of time and quality.
To prepare you for this challenge, you study modules covering technology and law as well as several aspects of management, from contract administration to business and financial planning and construction-related economics. In addition to the core taught modules, you will receive research methods training and undertake a research-based project.
Please note that this is an indicative list of modules and is not intended as a definitive list.
-Economics of Construction
-Procurement and Financial Management
-Sustainable Construction Technology
-Dissertation or Project
-Dissertation or Masters Project Proposal