Taught course

Quantity Surveying

Institution
University of Portsmouth · School of Civil Engineering and Surveying
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

A good honours degree or equivalent academic qualification in a technical or analytical discipline. Exceptionally, applicants from non-technical/analytical disciplines but with proven and substantiated experience in the property or construction fields will be considered.

English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 6.0 with no component score below 5.5.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Quantity surveying is an important business asset – sound professional advice in the area is essential in a number of industries, from construction to law.

If you want to be progress your career in this highly sought-after field, this MSc Quantity Surveying course will give you the expertise and practical experience you'll need to succeed.

You'll develop your skill in efficient construction, law and the financial management of built environments. You'll get the knowledge and confidence required of professionals in the construction business – and follow in the footsteps of our past graduates, many of whom now hold senior positions in the industry.

We've been delivering property courses for over 35 years, we're one of the longest established Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS)-accredited centres, and this course has been recognised by both the construction profession and the national press.

What you'll experience

On this course, you'll:
  • Visit sites and study locally based case studies that will introduce you to the professional markets and environments
  • Attend and contribute to current debates by visiting guest speakers
  • Gain a solid understanding of contemporary issues in the construction sector
  • Be taught by staff from a wide range of commercial, construction and quantity surveying practice, including quantity surveyors, architects, project managers, construction lawyers and structural engineers

Work experience and career planning

We'll help you to identify internships, voluntary roles and opportunities that will complement your studies.

When you finish the course, our Careers and Employability service can help you find a job that puts your skills to work.

After you leave the University, you can get help, advice and support for up to 5 years from our Careers and Employability service as you advance in your career.

Careers and opportunities

This course will prepare you to take senior positions in the industry. As a RICS accredited professional with interdisciplinary management skills for land and property, your skillset will be in demand. Previous graduates have gone on to work for employers such as Turner & Townsend and Transport for London.

Specific roles that previous students have taken include:

  • quantity surveying
  • property development
  • project management
  • consultancy

Fees and funding

UK students
Full-time: £7,500 Part-time: £3,750 *Tuition fee is subject to annual increase.
International students
Full-time: £15,900 Part-time: £7,950 * Fees are subject to annual increase.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
Admissions Team
Email
admissions@port.ac.uk
Phone
023 9284 5566