Through group work, reporting writing and presentations you will develop the self- confidence to critically reflect upon your own leadership and problem solving skills via an integrated project delivery.
➢ Commercial Management 20 credits This module aims to facilitate both knowledge and professional practices involved in commercial management at an undergraduate level.
The module acts as a major platform for both the quantity surveying and construction management professions in preparing you for level 6.
This module will broaden your knowledge on different costs involved in a construction project. It encompasses cost considerations from early feasibility, final account stage, to life cycle costs. Through the module, you will also be looking into different requirements, intellectual and ethical considerations included in throughout the process.
➢ Commercial Qualification and Cost 20 credits This module will further develop your core Quantity Surveying skills of quantification and cost.
During the module you will measure steel structural frames and In situ concrete construction.
You will apply the measurement principles, Industry standard descriptions and develop specifications to enable you to prepare and manage cost estimates for more complex work and drawings.
This module directly relates to earlier work in your previous studies and will feed forward into your level 6 modules.
Year 3: In order to complete this programme a student must successfully complete all the following
CORE modules (totalling 120 credits):
➢ Contract Practise 20 credits
Further deepening your knowledge and understanding of contract law and procurement, this module will provide you with the hands on experience of designing and executing a contract, which is a core requirement of you, as a construction professional.
This module will introduce you to the various forms of contracts and the responsibilities of the people involved in executing a contract.
We will pay particular attention to roles of the key people and clauses in FIDIC, JCT and NEC3 contracts. Issues such as clauses on the provisions for extension of time,managing change, and resolution of disputes arising in the execution of contracts will be covered.