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Master of Science in Quantity Surveying

Master Programmes: Construction, Built Environment and Project Management

Master of science in quantity surveying
This Master of Science in Quantity Surveying programme at GSTM aspires students to learn how to add value to projects through demonstrating excellent knowledge and skills in managing cost and information, advancing practices and procedures, and managing risk effectively. It focuses on skills in the areas of critical thinking, problem-solving, business development, team collaboration, cost management and awareness of sustainability in the built environment. Students will learn how to ensure construction projects are delivered to the satisfaction of the client and other construction professionals and influence a better future in the built environment.

Introduction

This Master of Science in Quantity Surveying programme at GSTM aspires students to learn how to add value to projects through demonstrating excellent knowledge and skills in managing cost and information, advancing practices and procedures, and managing risk effectively. It focuses on skills in the areas of critical thinking, problem-solving, business development, team collaboration, cost management and awareness of sustainability in the built environment. Students will learn how to ensure construction projects are delivered to the satisfaction of the client and other construction professionals and influence a better future in the built environment.


Quantity Surveying: Course Specification & Synopsis

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Eligibility

 Academic requirements:
  • An honours degree at second class or above/ equivalent in Quantity Surveying, Building Surveying, Facilities Management, Civil Engineering, Real Estate, Architecture, and Construction Management or any other construction subject; Or
  • Other equivalent qualification from recognised institutions (e.g. BSc (Project & Facilities Management) (Hons) programme awarded by National University Singapore (NUS)) and relevant industries experience (e.g. Construction Management, Quantity Surveyor, Engineering); Or
  • Matured students: At least 30 years old with at least 8 years relevant working experiences (e.g. Construction, Building, Engineering, etc.) and had obtained other degree qualification will be considered on a case to case basis.

 

English requirement:

  • Applicants whose first language is not English or whose previous qualification was not taught and assessed in English mush provide evidence of attainment in English Language by achieving an IELTS 6.0 or an equivalent qualification.

 

All applications are subjected to the approval of Birmingham City University.


Fees

  • Application Fees (Non-refundable):  $267.50
  • Material Fees: S$428.00 (non-refundable)

Course Fee:
 
  • FULL TIME:  S$22,577 
  • PART TIME: S$19,474( 3 Instalments Plan ) OR  $20,544 ( 15 Instalments Plan )
  • Fee Protection Scheme (FPS): Charges borne by GSTM

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Administrative Fee [Applicable to International Students] 


  • Medical Insurance:  $107 
  • International Student Administrative Fees: $214
  • Administrative Fees for Student Pass Application: $85.60 
  • ICA Application Processing Fees: $30 
  • ICA Issuance Student Pass Application Fees: $60
 
NOTE:  All fees are inclusive of GST 


Licensing of Builders and Public Sector Panels of Consultants (PSPC)


Licensing of Builders 

  • Students need to have at least 5 years (in aggregate) of practical experience in the execution of construction projects (whether in Singapore or elsewhere) after attaining the aforementioned program in order to apply to BCA as a General Builder GB Class 1 Technical Controller


Public Sector Panels of Consultants (PSPC) 

  • Recognised by BCA for the registration of QS in the Public Sector Panels of Consultants. 



Professional Accreditation

 
 
  • Accredited by The Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB).
  • Eligible to apply for CIOB Student Membership
  • Benefit of Student Status - find out more 



 



Duration

 
  • Full Time: 12  months (weekday)
  • Part Time: 15 months  (evening weekday / weekend)



Class Mode

 
 
  • Full Time: Weekday - 9.00am to 12.00pm OR 1.00pm to 4.00pm 
  • Part Time Weekday - 7.00pm to 10.00pm OR Weekend - 10.00am to 1.00pm  OR 2.00 pm to 5.00pm OR  6.00pm to 9.00pm 

For the safety of our students, we will progressively increase the number of students allowed back to school for in-house person learning (classes/ lectures/labs) with no more than 50 persons including the staffs, lecturers and tutors per day. Classes and lectures with more than 50 persons will continue to be held online. 

For in-person examinations and assessments, only classrooms will be used with no more than 50 persons (including invigilators/ staff). All necessary safe management measurement, including at least 1 metre distancing between individuals ,mask-on at all time. Where practicable, we may consider online assessments and examination. Speak to us for more details. Thanks! 
 



Assessment Method

 
  •  100% Coursework
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Employability

The Master Science in Quantity Surveying programme is prepare graduates to take a senior position in a wide range of public and private sector in the construction and the built environment industry.  As a professional with interdisciplinary management skills for land and property, your skillset will be in high demand. Besides, you are graduate with a recognised qualification ready to take advantage of exciting opportunities either in Singapore, UK, or overseas in  Asia, Europe or the Middle East.  

 

 

 





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