Quantity surveyors manage all costs relating to building and civil engineering projects, from the initial calculations to the final figures. They are specialised accountants for the construction industry, aiming to minimise costs and enhance value for money, delivering projects to the required quality and on time. A construction manager is responsible for minimising expenses without compromising quality. You will need strong financial skills, and the ability to negotiate and develop relationships with suppliers. Our accredited course is designed for those who want to be the centre of the management of construction procurement process. If you think logically, enjoy using your own initiative, are interested in financial matters, like dealing with people and want to work in and out of the office, then this is the course for you. KEY FEATURES: Our course is accredited by three professional bodies - the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), The Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB), and the Board of Quantity Surveyors Malaysia - recognising the quality and relevance of our course content; Benefit from excellent employability prospects;100% of our BSc (Hons) Quantity Surveying and Construction Commercial Management sandwich students are in work or further study, just six months after graduating, earning an average salary of £29,400 (DLHE survey 2014/15); Learn from our experienced academic team, staff who have recently joined from industry, and visiting experts. Benefit from our established partnerships with employing organisations; Apply your learning to the real world, with opportunities to take part in site visits and live projects as part of the course; Gain vital skills and experience in the workplace by undertaking a one-year placement; and tailor your studies to your circumstances, with the flexibility to switch between full-time, part-time and sandwich options, to suit your own requirements.