University Of Greenwich Quantity Surveying

University Of Greenwich Quantity Surveying

Quantity Surveying, BSc Hons

  • Provides students with comprehensive knowledge of the quantity surveyor’s role within the construction industry
  • Students will learn the necessary skills to be able to enter a quantity surveying career and further their career through the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS)
  • All aspects of the programme have been mapped against the RICS core competencies of the assessment of professional competency (APC)
  • You will develop practical skills relating to: construction technology and sustainability, health and safety, quantity surveying, measurement, project and risk management, and much more

University Of Greenwich Quantity Surveying


Quantity surveyors are mainly involved with cost advice and forecasting at the pre-contract stage of construction projects, together with the preparation of tender documents and contractual advice. It’s a field suited to those who wish to pursue a technical and managerial career.

What will I learn?

You will learn to carry out financial management of construction projects within the industry, as well as the legal, economic and managerial services that the construction industry demands.

You will also be responsible for financial management of construction projects from inception to completion, dealing with: cost and contract advice, cost forecasting, measurement and cost control – which will give you an excellent basis for progression to management positions throughout the industry.

You will develop practical skills relating to:

  • Construction technology and sustainability
  • Health and safety
  • Quantity surveying
  • Measurement
  • Project and risk management
  • Contract administration and construction legislation
  • Construction economics.

Why Greenwich?

In addition to the highly skilled lecturing staff that teach on this programme, students also benefit from guest lecturers from industry.

The department is based in Maritime Greenwich a world heritage site and masterpiece. Not only is Greenwich a serene and magnificent place to study, it’s also close to Canary Wharf and the city – making this an ideal location for work experience.