The MSc Quantity Surveying is a postgraduate conversion programme which is designed to align your skills to the educational requirements of the industry’s professional bodies. Delivered by supported online learning, the UCEM programme offers great flexibility as it can be studied in any location, at any time.
The programme gives you an informed view of the key areas of knowledge require to develop your quantity surveying (QS) skills including cost management, contract practice and procedures, procurement and building economics. There is also a research project which will provide an in-depth assessment of a topic of your choice.
This programme is delivered by supported online learning and can be studied in any location.
These courses are also registered with the Hong Kong Non-local Courses Registry (NCR registration number 252542). It is a matter of discretion for individual employers to recognise any qualification to which these courses may lead.
Why study this programme?
This is one of a suite of MSc conversion programmes that enable graduates from disciplines unrelated to Real Estate and Construction to obtain an RICS/CIOB accredited degree, giving access to professional membership. -Study an RICS accredited programme whilst working towards your APC (for those in relevant employment) -Access to RICS Graduate Route 1 -Allows entry to CIOB Chartered membership -Enrich your CV with MSc designatory letters -Build your career by specialising in quantity surveying and contract cost management
Career and study progression
This Programme equips students with the essential subject knowledge and postgraduate skills and expertise to enable them to work within the quantity surveying areas of practice in the built environment. The opportunities available are extensive and include diverse career specialisms for students to pursue after completing this programme. Students typically find employment in the private and public sector firms, contracting companies and developers. In addition, students have opportunities to work in an international environment.
The following provide a range of the types of work that students undertake whilst/after completing this programme; cost consultancy, project management, contract administration, contractor surveying, commercial management of construction and facilities management.
This programme is accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), The Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) and Chartered Association of Building Engineers (CABE) and Hong Kong Institute of Construction Managers (HKICM).
How the programme will be assessed
Assessment consists of a mix of homework and examinations. The module information sheet provides details of the assessment method for each module.
One of the following: A bachelor’s degree with honours at lower second standard (2:2), or equivalent; A bachelor’s degree, or equivalent, plus experience in a relevant field; A Level 5 qualification as defined by the Framework for Higher Education Qualifications for England, Wales and Northern Ireland (FHEQ) plus five years’ relevant experience; A professional qualification plus five years’ relevant experience. Please view the website for further admission requirements: View Website
Recipient: University College of Estate Management
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