Cardiff University Quantity Surveying

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Cardiff University Quantity Surveying

Quantity surveyors are in high demand and earn attractive salaries. On this Quantity Surveying degree, you will learn skills and competencies that are directly relevant to industry practice and standards. Quantity surveyors understand all aspects of construction. They are the financial managers of the construction industry and need to manage costs effectively, while considering quality, sustainability and client needs. They are involved throughout projects, including all stages of the design, construction and operation of property developments, including residential, commercial, industrial and retail, as well as infrastructure projects such as roads, railways and airports.

The BSc (Hons) Quantity Surveying and Commercial Management course is accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS). When you graduate, you’ll have the skills and qualifications for a successful career in quantity surveying and commercial management, and be able to work towards corporate membership of the RICS. Our Quantity Surveying degree is also accredited by the Chartered Institution of Civil Engineering Surveyors, giving you further recognition for the skills you will develop during your studies.

What you will study

You will gain the skills to manage the range of tasks involved in a construction project, learn how to take responsibility for financial planning and management, and be able to overcome challenges. Your studies will cover industrial initiatives such as lifecycle costing, strategic partnering and collaboration, target cost contracts, dispute resolution and open-book accounting. To help you work towards continuous professional development, you will also learn how to apply critical thinking to your experiences. The BSc (Hons) Quantity Surveying and Commercial Management course includes a project in each year of study. These are delivered in partnership with employers and involve real-life case studies, which will help you develop key skills for the workplace.

Year One: Quantity Surveying Degree

  • Quantity Surveying Practice and Procedure
  • Integrating Project 1
  • Project Management Practice and Procedure
  • Built Environment Economics
  • Construction Technology 1
  • Built Environment Law

Year Two: Quantity Surveying Degree

  • Research Elective
  • Integrating Project 2
  • Design Economics
  • Construction Technology 2
  • Contract Management
  • Measurement
  • Civil Engineering Measurement and Technology

Year Three: Quantity Surveying degree

  • Integrating Project 3
  • Sustainability Technology
  • Construction Law and Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)
  • Construction Cost Management
  • Project Management
  • Dissertation

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