University & distance learning

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Distance Learning courses

University/College: University College of Estate Management

Link: https://www.ucem.ac.uk/study-with-ucem/undergraduate/bsc-hons-quantity-surveying/

Course: BSc (Hons) Quantity Surveying

Start date: April or October

Length: 3 – 4.5 years

Modules: Legal Studies, People & Organisational Management; Economic Building Environment, Technology & Simple Construction; Financial & Resource Management, Measurement & Qualification of Construction; Building, Environment, Technology & Framed Structures; Economics of Property & Construction

Price:  £995 per module x 17 modules = £16,915

 

University/College: University College of Estate Management

Link: https://www.ucem.ac.uk/study-with-ucem/undergraduate/bsc-hons-construction-management/

Course: BSc (Hons) Construction Management

Start date: September 2016

Length: 3 – 4.5 years

Modules: Stage 1: Economics; Building, Environment Technology and Simple Structures
Stage 2: Economics of Property Construction; Building, Environment Technology and Framed Structures; Financial and Resource Management; Measurement and Qualification of Construction Works
Stage 3: Building Structures; Construction Site Management; Building, Environment Technology and Complex Projects; Contract Procedures
Stage 4: Integrated Management Project; Construction Project Management; Project

Price: £995 per module x 17 modules = £16,915

 

University/College: University College of Estate Management

Link: https://www.ucem.ac.uk/study-with-ucem/undergraduate/bsc-hons-building-surveying/

Course: BSc (Hons) Building Surveying                       

Start date: April or September

Length: 3 – 4.5 years

Modules: Legal Studies, People & Organisational Management; Economics, Building, Environment, Technology & Simple Construction; Financial & Resource Management, Property Law; Building, Environment, Technology and Framed Structures, Economics of Property & Construction; Planning & Conservation, Project & Cost Control; Building, Environment, Technology & Complex Projects, Design & Structures; Building Pathology; Building Surveying Practice.

Price: £995 per module x 17 modules = £16,915

 



University/College: University College of Estate Management

Link: https://www.ucem.ac.uk/study-with-ucem/postgraduate/msc-quantity-surveying/

Course:  MSc Quantity Surveying

Start date: September

Length: 1.5 – 2 years

Modules: Law for Surveyors, Contract Administration & Practice; Sustainable & Innovative Construction, Building Economics; Professional Cost Management; Procurement & Tendering; Management of Construction; PG Project.

Price: £995 per module x 8 modules = £7960

 

University/College: University College of Estate Management

Link: https://www.ucem.ac.uk/study-with-ucem/postgraduate/msc-building-surveying/

Course:  MSc Building  Surveying

Start date: September

Length: 1.5 – 2 years

Modules: Law for Surveyors, Costing & Contracts; Sustainable & Innovative Construction, Planning & Development; Building Pathology; Maintenance & Adaption of Buildings; Property Management or Management of Construction; PG Project.

Price: £995 per module x 8 modules = £7960

 

 

University/College: Brunel University London

Link: http://www.brunel.ac.uk/courses/postgraduate/building-services-engineering-msc

Course: Building Services Engineering MSc

Start date: September

Length: 3-5 years distance learning

Modules: Building Heat Transfer and Air Conditioning; Electrical Services and Lighting Design; Acoustics, Fire, Lifts & Drainage; Energy Conservation Technologies; Dissertation; Building Management and Control Systems; Design of Fluid Services and Heat Transfer Equipment; Building Services Design and Management.

Price:  £785 per 15 credit module, plus £3,135 for a 60 credit dissertation

 

 

University/College: London South Bank University

Link: http://www.lsbu.ac.uk/courses/course-finder/building-services-engineering-msc

Course: Building Services Engineering MCs

Start date: February or September

Length: Upto 4 years – distance learning

Modules: Thermal environment, acoustics and lighting; Heating and energy buildings; Enrgy resource and use analysis; Electrical power; Sustainable refrigeration; Ventilation and air conditioning; Energy engineering project

Price: £1667.00


University/College: Leeds Beckett University

Link: http://courses.leedsbeckett.ac.uk/buildingengineering_msc

Course: Building Services Engineering MSc

Start date: September – distance learning

Length: 2 years

Modules: Masters Final Project / Dissertation & Research Skills; Project Management; Sustainable Buildings; BIM & MEP; WBL - Developing Engineering Portfolios & Study Methods; BEM & Intelligent Buildings; Sustainable Systems Design (20 Credits)

Price: The tuition fee for students entering in in 2016/17 on this course is £511 for each 20 credit point module

 

University/College: University of Salford, Manchester

Link: http://www.salford.ac.uk/pgt-courses/quantity-surveying

Course: Quantity Surveying MSc/PgDip

Start date: September or January intake

Length: 8 months – 2 years

Modules: Procurement in Construction and Property; Process and Project Systems; Quantity Surveying in Construction; Financial and Risk Management.

Price: Distance Learning - £1,275 per 30 credits; International Distance Learning - £1,667 per 30 credits

 

University/College: Glasgow Caledonian University

Link: http://www.gcu.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/courses/details/index.php/P02162-1DLA-1516/Quantity%20Surveying%20(January)?utm_source=other&utm_medium=websearch&utm_term=10323&utm_content=na&utm_campaign=courses&loc=uk

Course: MSc Quantity Surveying (January)

Start date: January

Length: 5 years

Modules: Construction, Economics and Procurement; Development and Project Economics; Sustainable Design and Construction; Construction, Contracts and Disputes; Construction Financial Management; International Construction Project Finance; Risk and Value Management; Project Management; Quantification and Costing of Works; Building Information Modelling for Management of Construction; Masters Dissertation.

Price: http://www.gcu.ac.uk/student/money/fees/parttime/

 

University courses

All courses start in September of each year.

Westminster University (RICS Accredited)

BSc (Hons) Quantity Surveying & Commercial Management – 5 year undergraduate course, part-time day release

Year 1 (Credit Level 4)

Subjects of study include:

  • Technology 1 – Construction Technology and Surveying
  • Technology 2 – Building Design & Environmental Engineering
  • Technology 3 – Building Science and Structures
  • Management 1 – Built Environment and Graduate Attributes
  • Management 2 – Project, Commercial and Organisational Environment
  • Design 1 – Design Principles

Year 2 (Credit Level 5)

Subjects of study include:

  • Technology 2 - Building Design & Environmental Engineering
  • Technology 4 – Fabric, Design and Performance
  • Management 3 – Commercial, Legal and Organisational Management
  • Management 4 – Construction Project Based Learning
  • Management 5 – Project and Commercial Management
  • Management 6 – Structural Principles

Year 3 (Credit Level 6)

Subjects of study include:

  • Technology 7 – Sustainable Design and Construction
  • Technology 8 – Refurbishment and Maintenance
  • Management 6 – Professional Practice
  • Management 8 – Project and Commercial Management
  • Management 9 – Project Evaluation and Development
  • Management 10 – Sustainable Development and Lean Construction

Modules based on full time course

Cost: price per 20 credit module: £1500

 

BSc (Hons) Building Surveying -  5 year undergraduate course, part-time day release

Year 1 (Credit Level 4)

Our construction courses share a common Year 1, providing a common knowledge base and promoting the interdisciplinary nature of the modern construction industry. Throughout the course, construction technology and management remain central, the issue of health and safety is addressed, and the importance of sustainability is considered.

Subjects of study include:

  • Building Design 1
  • Building Science
  • Construction Technology 1
  • Introduction to Construction Studies
  • Procurement and Project Information
  • The Construction Environment

Year 2 (Credit Level 5)

Subjects of study include:

  • Building Design 2
  • Construction Site Practice
  • Construction Technology 2
  • Law
  • Materials and Structures
  • Professional Practice and Sustainability
  • Statutory Control

Year 3 (Credit Level 6)

Subjects of study include:

  • Applied Building Surveying
  • Building Adaptation and Conservation
  • Building Pathology
  • Construction Technology 3
  • Contract Practice
  • Dissertation

Modules based on full time course

Cost: Price per 20 credit module £1500

 

BSc (Hons) Building Engineering – 5 year undergraduate course, part-time day release

Year 1 (Credit Level 4)

Subjects of study include:

  • Technology 1 – Construction Technology and Surveying
  • Technology 2 – Building Design & Environmental Engineering
  • Technology 3 – Building Science and Structures
  • Management 1 – Built Environment and Graduate Attributes
  • Management 2 – Project, Commercial and Organisational Environment
  • Design 1 – Design Principles

Year 2 (Credit Level 5)

Subjects of study include:

  • Technology 4 – Fabric and Performance
  • Technology 5 – Building Services Engineering
  • Technology 6 – Structures Principles
  • Management 3 – Commercial, Legal and Organisational Management
  • Management 4 – Construction Project Based Learning
  • Design 2 – Design Project 1

Year 3 (Credit Level 6)

Subjects of study include:

  • Technology 7 – Sustainable Design and Construction
  • Technology 8 – Refurbishment and Maintenance
  • Design 3 – Design Project & Fire Safety
  • Management 7 – Construction Managements
  • Management 6 – Professional Practice
  • Management 10 – Sustainable Development and Lean Construction

Modules based on full time course

Cost: £9000

 

No post graduate courses available in our chosen field

 

 

London South Bank University (RICS Accredited)

 

BSc (Hons) Quantity Surveying – 5 year undergraduate course, part-time (Postgraduate PgDip & MSc also available)

Year 1

  • Building services and environmental science
  • Building survey and inspection
  • Construction technology and materials
  • Construction technology and structures
  • Legal and economic context
  • Supporting studies

Year 2

  • Measurement 1 and documentation 
  • Building economics
  • Construction contract law
  • Cost planning and tender process
  • Measurement 2 and documentation
  • Project appraisal and cost control

Year 3

  • Research paper
  • Project management
  • Management of the firm
  • Contract practice and administration
  • Quantity surveying project
  • European construction property

Modules based on full time course

£5400 per year – that needs to be checked

 

BSc (Hons) Commercial Management (Quantity Surveying) – 5 year course, part-time

Year 1

  • Building services and environmental science
  • Construction technology and materials
  • Construction technology and structures
  • Legal and economic context
  • Supporting studies
  • Surveying and setting out

Year 2

  • Building economics
  • Management of organisation
  • Measurement 1 and documentation
  • Measurement 2 and estimating
  • Project appraisal and cost control
  • Construction contract law

Year 3

  • Contract practice and administration
  • Corporate management and finance
  • Research project
  • Project management
  • Quantity surveying project
  • Sustainable construction and the environment

Modules based on full time course

£5400 per year – that needs to be checked

 

BSc (Hons) Building Surveying – 5 year course part-time (Postgraduate PgDip & MSc also available)

Year 1

  • Building services and environmental science
  • Building survey and inspection
  • Construction technology and materials
  • Construction technology and structures
  • Legal and economic context
  • Supporting studies

Year 2

  • Construction contract law
  • Estate and property asset management
  • Planning and development controls
  • Property inspection, repair and maintenance
  • Theory of architecture, design and conservation
  • Sustainable construction and the environment

Year 3

  • Research paper
  • Project management
  • Management of the firm
  • Contract practice and administration
  • European construction and property
  • Property law and valuation

Modules based on full time course

£5400 per year – that needs to be checked

 

BTEC HND Building Services Engineering – 3 year course part-time (Postgraduate BEng Hons (4 year) & MSc (28 months) also available)

Year 1

  • Engineering mathematics
  • Electrical principles 
  • Thermofluids principles
  • Professional skills
  • Introduction to building services engineering
  • Foundation engineering mathematics

Year 2

  • Engineering mathematics
  • Internal environment and comfort
  • Heating and ventilation systems
  • Thermofluids engineering
  • Refrigeration, air-conditioning and heat pump engineering
  • Design applications
  • Electrical services in buildings

Modules based on full time course

£5400 per year – that needs to be checked

 

 

Kingston University London

BSc (Hons) Quantity Surveying Consultancy – 5 year undergraduate course part-time

Year 1

  • Context of Quantity Surveying
  • Sustainable Design and Development
  • Residential Construction Technology
  • Principles of Law and Organisations

Year 2

  • Commercial Construction Technology
  • Design Economics and Cost Planning
  • Contract Administration
  • Advanced Measurement

Optional sandwich year

Year 3

  • Project Management
  • Consultancy
  • Professional Practice in Context
  • Research Project

Modules based on full time course

Cost: £9000

 

Msc Quantity Surveying – 2 year postgraduate course part-time

Modules

  • Applied Sustainable Construction Technology and Measurement
  • Contract Law Administration and Practice
  • Design Economics and Cost Planning
  • Management Consultancy
  • Research Principles and Application

·         Research Project

Modules based on full time course

Cost: £4235

 

BSc (Hons) Building Surveying – 5 year undergraduate course part-time

Year 1

  • Context of Building Surveying
  • Sustainable Design and Development
  • Residential Construction Technology
  • Principles of Law and Organisations

Year 2

  • Commercial Construction Technology
  • Building Appraisal
  • Property Maintenance and Management
  • CAD and Building Science

Optional sandwich year

Year 3/4

  • Building Design and Application
  • The Existing Built Environment
  • Professional Practice in Context
  • Research Project

Modules based on full time course

Cost: £9000

 

MSc Building Surveying – 2 year postgraduate course part-time

Modules

  • Building Appraisal Maintenance and Renewal
  • Law and Practice for the Built Environment
  • Sustainable Construction Technology
  • Specification – Design and Analysis
  • Research Principles and Application
  • Research Project

Modules based on full time course

Cost: 4235

 

University of Greenwich

BSc (Hons) Quantity Surveying – 5 year undergraduate course part-time

Year 1

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

Year 2

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

Year 3

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

Year 4

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

Year 5

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

Cost: £pro rata full time fee (£9000)

 

HNC Quantity Surveying – 2 year part time course

Year 1

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

Year 2

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

Cost: pro rate full time fee (£6000)

 

HNC Building Surveying – 2 year part time course

Year 1

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

Year 2

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

Cost: pro rate full time fee (£6000)

 

HNC Building Studies – 2 year part time course

Year 1

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

Year 2

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

Students are required to choose 45 credits from this list of options.

Cost: pro rate full time fee (£6000)

 

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