Commercial Management and Quantity Surveying MSc/Diploma

Postgraduate

In Currie

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    Postgraduate

  • Location

    Currie (Scotland)

  • Start date

    Different dates available

Description

Home Postgraduate study Construction Management and Surveying Commercial Management and Quantity SurveyingCommercial Management and Quantity Surveying MSc/DiplomaHow to apply »DeliveryFull-time, Part-time, Distance learningProgramme typeTaughtStudy locationEdinburghEntry dateSeptember, January (DL only)OverviewProgramme contentEntry requirementsFees & scholarshipsOverviewThe need for quantity surveyors is vital for the efficient financial management of construction projects. The Quanitity Surveying programme at Heriot-Watt is designed using principles that are applicable in many quantity surveying and financial management industrial sectors. The degree provides students with a solid theoretical base coupled with current and future approaches to practical quantity surveying practice. As a partner university of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, Heriot-Watt University is instrumental in meeting the educational needs by building on students' previous education and experience to prepare them for the demands of the profession. Please note the Commercial Management and Quantity Surveying programme has replaced our Quantity Surveying programme. Professional recognition The MSc is accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS). Students in relevant structured employment whilst studying on the programme may register for the Assessment of Professional Competence (APC) and work towards obtaining their relevant competencies. On successful completion of the MSc in Quantity Surveying graduates may then complete their RICS membership and on successful completion of the APC will achieve full chartered status. Career opportunities Our students are recruited by international construction and quantity surveying practices and graduates develop careers across many sectors of industry and commerce. Whatever your career aspirations are for the future, i.e. to be involved in the mega-projects of international reputation or to...

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Edinburgh Campus, Riccarton, EH14 4AS

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Subjects

  • IT
  • Surveying
  • IT Management
  • Management
  • Construction Training
  • Construction
  • University
  • Financial
  • Financial Management
  • Financial Training
  • International
  • Industry
  • Part Time
  • Design
  • Accredited

Course programme

Overview

The need for quantity surveyors is vital for the efficient financial management of construction projects. The Quanitity Surveying programme at Heriot-Watt is designed using principles that are applicable in many quantity surveying and financial management industrial sectors. The degree provides students with a solid theoretical base coupled with current and future approaches to practical quantity surveying practice.

As a partner university of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, Heriot-Watt University is instrumental in meeting the educational needs by building on students' previous education and experience to prepare them for the demands of the profession.

Please note the Commercial Management and Quantity Surveying programme has replaced our Quantity Surveying programme.

Professional recognition

The MSc is accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS). Students in relevant structured employment whilst studying on the programme may register for the Assessment of Professional Competence (APC) and work towards obtaining their relevant competencies.

On successful completion of the MSc in Quantity Surveying graduates may then complete their RICS membership and on successful completion of the APC will achieve full chartered status.

Career opportunities

Our students are recruited by international construction and quantity surveying practices and graduates develop careers across many sectors of industry and commerce.

Whatever your career aspirations are for the future, i.e. to be involved in the mega-projects of international reputation or to provide expertise in sustainable cost savings or present cost advice on the development and use of innovate building technologies and material components or to run your own organisation; the skills and knowledge delivered in the MSc Quantity Surveying programme provide the fundamental competencies to take you on your own individual career path.

Industry links

The Quantity Surveying programme focuses on industrial relevance, ensuring that graduates are quickly able to make a positive and effective contribution to the success of their working environment, and the development of their own professional careers. The programme is taught using principles that are applicable in many quantity surveying and financial management industrial sectors.

Flexible study options

This programme can be studied full-time, part-time or via Independent Distance Learning (IDL), ideal for those in employment or with other commitments, providing flexible study options that fit around work or family. As an IDL student you will not be required to attend any lectures, tutorials or other events at any of Heriot-Watt University’s campuses.

Programme duration Mode of study Duration Full-time Part-time Independent Distance Learning (IDL) 1 year 2 years 2-7 years*

*An IDL programme - whether at PgDip or MSc level - can be completed in a minimum of 2 years. On average, our PgDip programmes studied via IDL are completed in 2-3 years, while MSc programmes are completed in 2.5-7 years. Most students intend to complete their studies via IDL within 2-3 years.

Centre of Excellence in Sustainable Building Design

This programme is delivered by the Royal Academy of Engineering Centre of Excellence in Sustainable Building Design. This is one of four such Centres established at UK universities that jointly form a national network to demonstrate and exchange best practice in teaching and research for the sustainable built environment.

The Centre has excellent industry links. Staff within the Institute are actively engaged in a variety of research projects relating to building design, specification, management and operation.

Additional information

Programme content For the MSc, students undertake 8 taught courses plus a research dissertation. Students on the Postgraduate Diploma programme take the 8 taught courses only.Students study 7 mandatory courses and choose 1 optional course from a choice of electives. Semester 1Semester 2 Construction TechnologyContracts and ProcurementValue and Risk ManagementStudents choose 1 course from a range of optional courses, including:Sustainable Design and DevelopmentReal Estate EconomicsSustainability in Civil EngineeringSpatial PlanningQuantity Surveying Financial...

Commercial Management and Quantity Surveying MSc/Diploma

Price on request