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Bachelor of Construction with Specialisation in Quantity Surveying Future Skills Academy - Manukau campus Future Skills Academy - Manukau campus, New Zealand

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NZD 22000

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36 months


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Program Overview

Gain the skills to contribute greatly to the booming building industry, at our Auckland Campus on Queen St. Meet the surging demand for construction professionals by learning technical, work-ready skills to price and manage construction projects. This degree broadens your skills in business and construction law and management.

What will you learn?

You will study financial feasibility studies, budgets and cost planning. When you graduate, you will be able to price and manage construction projects.

During the programme, you will focus on:

Construction Costs

You will learn to measure and estimate the costs of construction work and prepare quantity surveying related documentation such as schedules of quantities and tender proposals. Gain the skills to prepare preliminary financial feasibility studies and detailed cost plans through analysing legislative, physical and financial constraints as well as cost and revenue streams discounted to net present value.

You will learn to critically evaluate design proposals in terms of initial and whole-lifecycle costs, sustainability, and buildability implications.

Treaty of Waitangi

You will find out how to incorporate knowledge of m?tauranga M?ori and the Treaty of Waitangi into land development and construction-related decisions. During the first year, you will study the relationship between the TOW and property development, including why iwi consultation is important when working with land issues and the broader construction industry context. In the second year, you will study alternative forms of procurement, including partnerships, inherent in which is partnerships with iwi.

Administration and Management

Learn how to financially administer construction contracts including preparing and managing contractual claims. You will gain the knowledge to apply principles of project management to plan and manage construction projects, including planning and teamwork and integrating knowledge areas such as scope, time, budget, risk, stakeholders, procurement, sustainability, resources, communication, quality, and health and safety.


You will learn to critically evaluate procurement pathways and contractual arrangements and critique contracts in terms of clarity, obligations, and risk allocation and draft new and amend existing contract terms. Gain the skills to critically evaluate construction processes through applying research skills with a view to improving performance in terms of time, quality, cost, sustainability, and client satisfaction.

Professional development

We will teach you how to maintain professional competency and currency and have the ability to progress toward further post-graduate study and specialise in fields such as commercial management, project management, or construction law, including exploring new and emerging technologies.

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Additional Information

Program Level 3-Year Bachelor's Degree

College/University Processing Time 30 Days

Program Format Full-Time

Program Intake


Jul 2024, Oct 2024

General Admission Requirement

    Academic Requirement

    •     Minimum Level of Education Required: To be accepted for this program, students must have Standard XII Higher Secondary Certificate.

    6 IELTS Score
    50 PTE Score Minimum Overall Score
    60% CGPA Minimum Overall Score

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