Taught course

Quantity Surveying

Institution
University of Salford · School of the Built Environment
Qualifications
MScPGDip

Entry requirements

Applications for this course must have a minimum of a second class undergraduate honours degree in a relevant discipline, or a minimum of a second class undergraduate honours degree in an unrelated discipline and significant work experience within the built environment, or a recognised appropriate professional qualification such as RICS or CIOB. Suitable For: Construction professionals or graduates from other built environment disciplines, including building surveying, construction management or architecture. You should want to specialise in quantity surveying. Applicant profile: This course is for you if you have a desire to enhance your current knowledge base and specialise in the area of quantity surveying. You will have a strong academic and/or professional background in the built environment, enabling you to build on the experience you already have. Strong leadership, communication and organisational skills and good knowledge of construction processes are a must.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

3 good reasons to study Quantity Surveying at Salford:

  • The full Masters degree is accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors
  • Follow a programme of study developed for professionals or graduates who want to specialise in the field
  • Learn how to organise and plan the procurement and financial management of projects

Course Summary

This course has been designed to equip you with the knowledge you’ll need to become a skilled quantity surveyor.

During your time with us, you’ll develop a sound understanding of procurement and financial management, plus you’ll learn to appreciate the significance of process, technology and people to the success of projects.

Upon graduation, you’ll be confident in critiquing existing practice by implementing process measurement and by evaluating alternative strategies for process improvement. You’ll also learn how to take measures to improve teamwork on construction projects.

Information for international students

International students must provide evidence of proficiency in English - IELTS 6.0 with no band below 5.5 or an equivalent qualification are proof of this.

Fees and funding

Fees 2014-15

Full-time £7,650

Part-time £1,275 per 30 credits

Full-time International £11,090

Full-time PgDip £5,100

Distance Learning £1,275 per 30 credits

International Distance Learning £1,848 per 30 credits

Fees 2015-16

Full-time £7,650

Part-time £1,275 per 30 credits

Full-time International £11,090

Full-time PgDip £5,100

Distance Learning £1,275 per 30 credits

International Distance Learning £1,848 per 30 credits

Additional costs

You should also consider further costs which may include books, stationery, printing, binding and general subsistence on trips and visits.

Scholarships and Bursaries

We offer awards to help you study through our:

  • Vice-Chancellor's Excellence Scholarship
  • University of Salford student loyalty discount
  • Country bursary scheme for International students only

Qualification and course duration

MSc

distance learning
28-32 months
full time
12 months
part time
28 months

PGDip

full time
8 months
part time
16 months
distance learning
16-24 months

Assessment

AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written coursework / continuous assessment100

Course contact details

Name
Course Enquiries
Email
enquiries@salford.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)161 295 4600
Fax
+44 (0)161 295 5011