Graduate Diploma in Quantity Surveying
Ara Institute of Canterbury Ltd
Building Construction Economics (including Quantity Surveying)
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A New Zealand Bachelor degree in a construction-related field.
Applicants who are unable to evidence that they meet Academic Entry Requirements, but who can demonstrate acquired skills for tertiary study gained through study, work and/or life experience, may be approved for alternative entry. This may include Recognition of Prior Learning. Contact Ara for advice.
Students will be required to provide a curriculum vitae, transcript or portfolio to demonstrate their understanding of timber-framed construction technologies. If they do not have this evidence applicants will need to complete GXSM500 Construction - Residential and Commercial, before commencing the programme.
If English is not the applicant's first language, applicants will need to provide a result from a test or qualification on the acceptable alternatives English Proficiency Outcomes Chart.
Applicants who do not have evidence of English language skills and are a New Zealand citizen or permanent resident, may contact Ara for an assessment.
IELTS 6.0 Academic (no lower than 5.5 in any subtest). For acceptable alternatives refer to the English Proficiency Outcomes Chart on Ara Institute of Canterbury's website.
Note: IELTS scores used must be taken from a single IELTS Test Report Form and are valid for two years from the date of the test.
Applicants who have achieved NCEA Level 3 University Entrance requirements are not required to provide evidence of English language skills.
About the course
What can I expect out of this qualification?
The aim of the Graduate Diploma in Quantity Surveying is to enable graduates to extend on previous learning to attain an occupationally-specific set of knowledge, skills, and personal attributes or dispositions. This will equip them to work in the construction industry as construction managers or quantity surveyors working with residential and commercial buildings, major construction projects and specialist areas. Graduates of this programme will be prepared to contribute in middle management roles, through all stages of projects in the construction industry. They will have a strong sense of responsibility for their own practice, and will be effective collaborators with other construction-related disciplines.
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