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Masters degrees in Quantity Surveying and Commercial Management provide advanced postgraduate training in the financial management of project design and construction, for clients and contractors.
Entry requirements normally include an undergraduate degree in a relevant subject. Appropriate work experience may also be accepted.
Quantity surveyors are responsible for the supervision of all financial aspects of a given project, from initial estimates, to ongoing cost analysis, right through to the final acquisition of materials and labour.
It is to this end that you will receive training in the practice of procurement, construction contracts, cost management, and information technology such as creating a sufficient BIM (Business Information Model). You will also explore the wider business of the built environment and its economic influences, including physical, legal and technological considerations.
With a degree in this field, you may wish to specialise in areas such as commercial management, sustainable property development, or property taxation. Experience gained from your Masters would also provide excellent preparation for further research at PhD level.
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The Master of Construction (Quantity Surveying) is one of the first construction-focused management programmes in New Zealand. It will provide you with the advanced skills and knowledge required of senior quantity surveyors and commercial managers. Read more
Quantity surveyors plan and manage the procurement and financial aspects of construction projects. With core skills ranging from managing construction contracts to leading project teams, their role is at the heart of the built environment. Read more
Quantity surveyors organise and plan the procurement and financial management of construction projects, as well as effectively manage and administer construction contracts. Read more
There is currently a severe skills shortage in the UK for quantity surveyors with expertise in mechanical and electrical installations. Read more
Commercial Management and Quantity Surveying at Heriot-Watt is designed to meet the needs of the financial management and quantity surveying sectors. Read more
The course is intended for non-surveying graduates working, or intending to work, in the construction industry offering advice on project feasibility, methods for financing and procuring construction work and financial management of the design and construction process within consultant firms, client organisations or contracting companies. Read more
Develop the theoretical knowledge and professional skills required to become an expert in quantity surveying and commercial project management. . Read more
This course is aimed at professionals and graduates wishing to pursue a career in quantity surveying. Read more
Our Commercial Management and Quantity Surveying course is designed to meet the needs of the financial management and quantity surveying sectors. Read more
On our MSc Quantity Surveying degree, you will learn how to add value to projects through demonstrating excellent knowledge and skills in managing cost and information, advancing practices and procedures, and managing risk effectively. Read more
The MSc Quantity Surveying course is for graduates with a minimum of three years' professional experience or a qualification in a closely related discipline. Read more