Taught course

Surveying (Quantity Surveying)

Institution
Northumbria University · Quantity Surveying
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

Applicants should normally have a minimum of a 2:2 honours degree.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Are you interested in gaining a master’s qualification that will equip you for a professional career in surveying? This RICS accredited course includes a specialist pathway for becoming a quantity surveyor, also known as a construction cost consultant.

The first stage of this course will introduce you to key concepts and frameworks related to built environment disciplines. The second stage is specific to quantity surveying and will develop your knowledge of writing specifications, tendering, managing contracts and projects, procurement, construction law and dispute resolution.

The final stage will be a master’s dissertation that investigates an aspect of how quantity surveyors manage the costs of construction projects while ensuring the required standards and quality.

The course is accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), which is a reflection of its relevance and quality and meets the academic requirements for membership.

You’ll study by flexible distance learning. Many of our students combine their studies with jobs in property, construction or a wide range of other industries. We welcome people from a variety of academic backgrounds, not just surveying.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

distance learning
24 months
online
24 months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions
Email
et.admissions@northumbria.ac.uk
Phone
0191 227 4453