This course could help start your journey towards playing a role in the construction process as a quantity surveyor or commercial manager. The UK Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (UKDBIS, 2016) report claim that strong growth in private housing, commercial and industrial sectors has led to a national shortage of quantity surveyors, who play a critical role throughout the construction process advising on costs, quality, sustainability and client needs. the construction industry. Moreover, in a recent report the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyor (RICS, 2016) assert that Quantity surveying and commercial management discipline is facing its greatest skills crisis since 1998, – with 54% of firms reporting insufficient numbers of quantity surveyor professionals to meet the needs of the current rise in construction works. Responding to these skills shortages, this degree aims to prepare you for a career as a quantity surveyor or commercial manager. It is accredited by both the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) and Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), the world's leading professional body for qualifications and standards in land, property, infrastructure and construction. Ranked among the 13 best universities in the country for ‘Building’ in the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018, Coventry has been educating building professionals for over half a century, keeping in step with the changing needs of technological advancement and the growing importance of its social and environmental responsibilities.