Duration
2 years
Intakes
Feb
Study mode
Full-time & Part-time
Tuition fee (entire course)
 
Foreign students
USD 27,216
NZD 40,780
Other costs
Other costs apply

About this course

Find out how to measure and estimate building work, and how to cost, price and tender for projects. Learn to undertake the financial administration and cost control of projects under construction. You'll also gain the skills to become an adaptable team member, and develop the ability to deal with clients, builders, subcontractors and authorities. Highlights include:

  • A good preparation for a career as a quantity surveyor responsible for construction costs and the financial management of building contracts.
  • Designed in consultation with the construction industry.
  • An overview of how to manage the financial aspects of construction projects.
  • Relevant to your career: our advisory boards include many experts who keep us up-to-date with industry trends, legislation and local, global and environmental issues.
  • Collaboration: the programme shares core construction technology courses with the National Diplomas in Architectural Technology and Construction Management.
  • Cross-credits towards the Bachelor of Construction (Construction Economics).

Entry Requirements

  • A recognised bachelor degree in the same or similar discipline, with merit achievement, deemed to be an average grade of B- or higher in all level 7 courses; OR
  • A professional qualification in a relevant discipline, recognised as being equivalent to merit achievement in a bachelor degree.

English Language Admission Requirements

  • Applicants must have achieved a minimum standard of English as demonstrated by a minimum of 8 credits at NCEA Level 2 in English (4 in Reading, 4 in Writing).
  • International Students for whom English is not their First Language
    • Completion of one of the following qualifications:
      • NZ Certificate in English Language (NZCEL) Academic Level 5
      • Graduate Certificate in English as an Additional Language (Unitec Qualification)
    • An overall IELTS band score (Academic Format) of 6.5 with a no band score lower than 6;
    • An overall TOEFL pBT (Paper-based Test) score of  590 (plus essay TWE of 5.5) OR an overall TOEFL iBT (Internet-based Test) score of 79 (plus writing score of 21);
    • Level C1 under the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR);
    • First Certificate in English (FCE) with a pass at Grade A OR Certificate in Advanced English (CAE) with a score of 58 or higher OR Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE) with a score of 45 or higher  under the Cambridge International standard tests of English as a foreign language;
    • Pearson Test of English (PToE) (Academic) with a score of 58;
    • City & Guilds Internal English for Speakers of Other Languages (IESOL) C1 Expert with a score of 42.