Construction Technology

MQF Level 5

6 Credits (ECTS)

Construction Technology

Start
February 2023
Module Type
Compulsory
ECTS Credits
6 Credits (ECTS)
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Module Description

Different construction projects have different technological, structural and engineering requirements.  A simple house differs significantly from a high-rise building, or an infrastructural building or a highway. The same applies to the electrical and mechanical services requirements of different types of projects, as indeed to the architectural features.
Quantity surveyors, being an integral part of a construction organisation, whether on the owners’ organisation, or part of the design team or the contractors’ set-up, must be aware of the different requirements and appreciate the need for such requirements and how the different disciplines must come together to ensure that the project outcome will be achieved.
This module will introduce students to the construction process of low rise buildings, including foundations, structural elements, architectural features and requirements for safe and comfortable use of such buildings.

Entry Requirements

  • Candidates who apply for this course must possess the following: 
    • a qualification at MQF Level 4 (one ‘A’ Level or equivalent in any subject); 

     

    AND 

    • a pass in English Language and Mathematics at MQF Level 3 (‘O’ Level or equivalent). 

     

    Preference is given to applicants having a year of work experience in a field related to the study programme.  

     

Target Audience

This course is targeted at: 

  • individuals aspiring to work as quantity surveyors; 
  • individuals who wish to advance their education and gain in depth knowledge and skills related to quantity surveying; 
  • individuals already working in the field of quantity surveying who would like to obtain a qualification in quantity surveying. 

Career Paths

The possible positions for which this programme aims to prepare you for include, but are not limited to: 

  • quantity surveyor  
  • commercial/residential surveyor 
  • estimator 

 

How you’ll be assessed

This is a part-time programme and will typically take 42 months to complete. The programme comprises a total of 25 modules. The method of assessment is assignment-based.  

The course comprises:  

  • 6 lectures per module; 
  • 3-hour lectures (evening); 
  • 12 hours of online content per module, comprising asynchronous online discussions, tutorials and/or videos 

 

Assignment
Discussions

Module Intake Dates

February 2023
Malta

Additional Info

Reading for the entire Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Quantity Surveying as presented in this brochure costs €9,000.*  

The cost for the different exit points is as follows:  

  • Certificate in Quantity Surveying: €2,000 
  • Diploma in Quantity Surveying: €4,000 
  • Higher Diploma in Quantity Surveying: €6,000 

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be eligible for a 70% refund of the cost through the ‘Get Qualified’ scheme.** 

Due to the modular structure of the course, you may also opt to take individual modules as stand-alone. The entry requirements still apply.***  

*Prices are applicable to students who reside in Malta at the time of applying. 

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