MSc in Commercial Management and Quantity Surveying

Heriot Watt Unviersity Dubai

Program Description

MSc in Commercial Management and Quantity Surveying

Heriot Watt Unviersity Dubai

Overview

As competition grows amongst those wishing to enter and develop a career in the construction industry, this internationally recognised qualification provides a quality benchmark for prospective employers and can enhance career progression.

Taught using principles applicable to quantity surveying across many industrial sectors, the programme provides graduates with a strong and in-depth knowledge of the subject area.

Professional recognition

The programme is accredited by both the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB).

On successful completion of the MSc in Commercial Management and Quantity Surveying, graduates may apply for RICS membership. Following the successful completion of the Assessment of Professional Competence (APC) graduate members will achieve full chartered status.

January entrants

Students starting the programme in January should note that it runs full-time for 2 semesters (12 months) + dissertation (February to April, 3 months) (total 16 months), or part-time runs for 4 semesters (24 months) + dissertation (March to August, 6 months) (total 30 months).

Students enrolling for the January intake programmes are not required to be on campus during the summer break.

Course content

Students take four courses in Semester 1 and a further four courses in Semester 2.

Taught courses include:

  • Contracts and Procurement
  • Value and Risk Management
  • Construction Technology
  • Construction Financial Management
  • Quantity Surveying Financial Management
  • Construction Practices and Information Technology
  • People and Organisation Management in the Built Environment
  • Sustainability in Civil Engineering (optional)
  • Real Estate Appraisal and Valuation (optional)
  • Macroeconomics Finance and the Built Environment (optional)

In addition to these taught courses, students pursuing the Master's qualification undertake a research project. Students can study individual courses to meet the continued professional learning requirements of the built environment professions.

English language requirements

Where English was not the medium of instruction at secondary school, applicants must demonstrate English language proficiency equivalent to IELTS 6.5 (with all elements passed at 6.0 or above). Applicants who have completed secondary and tertiary education will need to provide documentary evidence. A minimum of one-year full-time study in English will be required.

This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated October 19, 2018
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Jan. 2019
Sept. 2019
Duration
Duration
1 - 2 years
Part time
Full time
Price
Price
75,600 AED
All tuition fees inclusive of VAT
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Locations
United Arab Emirates - Academic City, Dubai
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Jan. 2019
United Arab Emirates - Academic City, Dubai
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Sept. 2019
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