Study the key areas of quantity surveying such as financial management, contract administration and practice, conflict avoidance, cost planning, procurement and tendering, quantification of construction works, building information modelling. You are invited to go on field trips in your first and second year. During year one you go on a residential field trip, usually staying in a city centre hotel. In year two you have the option of visiting a European city to carry out activities linked to your studies. You may be able to study abroad as part of the Erasmus programme. In the third year you have the opportunity to apply your learning on a paid work placement at a building organisation or professional practice.