Quantity surveying is not a new programme but, not many of us know what it actually is.
Take for instance the buildings we see around us, or even the house we live in. We never knew the process of how it was made. This is where quantity surveyors play a role. They are engaged to control the finances and the contractual administration of construction projects.
This is a challenging programme alongside Engineering and Architecture which leads to an interesting career.
Who should study Quantity Surveying?
Students with interest in buildings, finance, sustainability and technology are suitable to pursue this programme.
They will acquire the skills to manage the costs relating to building projects, and the calculation from the initial to the final figures. Student will also learn how to minimize costs and enhance value for money in the projects they handle and also deliver quality projects on time.
What will I learn?
This programme will furnish students with the combination of computing & quantifying, managerial skills and construction technologies including the legal aspects of construction.
The programme will not only focus on the measurement work for building construction but also the infrastructure work related to civil engineering works.
What should I expect?
You will become a quantity surveyor with the clear understanding of the theoretical and technical aspects of quantity surveying that would prepare you for your career.
Moreover, you will have the ability to identify, analyse, evaluate and solve problems creatively based on knowledge, experience and self-development (life-long learning) that will contribute to the Quantity Surveying profession.
Why you should consider a career in Quantity Surveying?
If you are an outdoor person, this profession will suit you.
Unlike other professionals who spend their time working full time in the office, quantity surveyors spends part of their time at construction sites and part of their time out to meet clients, architects, engineers and suppliers.
Working in this field gives you a good opportunity to develop professional networks that can help advance your career. If in future you decide to establish your own firm, you will likely have a wide network of industry professionals.
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