Location: Mandi Bahauddin
Quantity Surveying is primarily centred on the construction business for the management of the costs and budgets of large projects. From the moment, a plan is drawn until a large construction project has been completed, a quantity surveyor is likely to be involved in a legal, technical and financial capacity. The functions of a quantity surveyor are broadly concerned with the control of the cost on construction projects, the management and maintenance of the budget, valuations and any legal matters arising through the course of the project. They are required to make sure that the project remains profitable and efficient.
The objective of the quantity surveying undergraduate degree programme is to provide students with a sound theoretical and practical base to enable them measure, value, cost and specify construction resources, and to become active players in the rational identification, utilization and control of resources within the construction industry.
Graduates of this programme are expected to gain employment in both the private and public sector. The major input of the revised programme is to train quantity surveyors with sufficient skills for the public and private sectors: government ministries, local authorities, departments and parastatals, construction firms, and private consultancy firms offering quantity surveying services. The updated and diversified courses will cross-pollinate existing departments within the Faculty of Technology.
The Objective of this Course is to produce outstanding construction technology and management trainee who have been prepared to become technological, managerial and public service leaders capable of understanding the social and environmental challenges that face the country, and who will be in a position to make a meaningful contribution to both national social and economic growth.
This course is designed to prepare you for a successful career in quantity surveying. You will benefit from the Department’s strong links with industry and with the surveying profession. Additionally, the degree is accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and by the Chartered Institute of Building. (Accreditation is reviewed periodically.
As with all of our surveying and construction courses, the programme structure provides an opportunity to explore a range of construction-related disciplines prior to specialising in the final year. You will be able to transfer onto other programmes, such as BSc Building Surveying or BSc Construction Management, at the end of your second year if you wish to do so. A particular emphasis is placed on transferable skills and University of Reading graduates are renowned for rapid progression to senior positions within the construction industry, in consultancy and contracting firms.
Individuals interested in the quantity surveying (also known as construction estimating) aspect of construction projects can enroll in construction management degree programs, which are offered at numerous colleges and universities. Undergraduate courses typically teach students the fundamentals of construction management, which can prepare them for entry-level positions as estimators or managers. Graduate courses generally provide students with instruction in the business, technological and environmental aspects of construction management, preparing them for advanced supervisory or estimation positions.
Here are a few common concepts in quantity surveying courses:
Determining project costs
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