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Developed in close collaboration with industry, this conversion course provides graduates from any discipline with the essential knowledge and skills required to undertake a career in Quantity Surveying. It provides a ?fast track? route to professional qualification and a career within the Building, Civil Engineering, Heavy Engineering, Petrochemical and Offshore Industries. Specifically designed for students entering the course from non-cognate backgrounds e.g. the arts, business studies or science, the course assumes no prior knowledge or experience in the Built Environment or Quantity Surveying. It builds upon your existing qualifications and academic ability, is an entirely taught course and can be completed full-time in 12 months. You will gain a broad and sound understanding of the scientific, technological, professional, legal and management skills related to selected key areas of Quantity Surveying. You will develop innovative thinking, problem solving, initiative, creativity, interpersonal skills and a high level of independent critical judgment which can be applied to the discipline of Quantity Surveying. Upon graduation you will be ready to gain employment as a Graduate Quantity Surveyor as well as able to gain professional qualification by joining the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) as a graduate member. Career opportunities are good in the medium to long term with some 25% of all Chartered Surveyors due to retire within the next ten years. Employment prospects, nationally and internationally, are currently good if competitive. Graduates find employment in the Built Environment, Civil and Heavy Engineering, Offshore and Petrochemical industries.

Developed in close collaboration with industry, this conversion course provides graduates from any discipline with the essential knowledge and skills required to undertake a career in Quantity Surveying. It provides a ?fast track? route to professional qualification and a career within the Building, Civil Engineering, Heavy Engineering, Petrochemical and Offshore Industries. Specifically designed...

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