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City scape

Tuesdays 9 am - 1 pm

This course aims to develop your understanding of measurement principles and your ability to apply measurement skills.

It also aims to develop your understanding of how construction costs occur and your ability to prepare cost estimates.

Additionally, you'll develop a critical awareness of the different approaches of measurement associated with different types of cost management strategy.

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Course Dates

6th February 2018 – 22nd May 2018

Course Fee

Course Description

This course will include:

  • the purpose, benefit, structure and use of the Standard Method of Measurement of Building Works
  • elements of building work
  • tender documents
  • pricing methods
  • cost management strategies.

By the end of this course you will be able to:

  • apply theoretical and technical knowledge to produce a measurement solution for construction works
  • demonstrate a critical understanding of the conventions of the Standard Method of Measurement
  • accurately cost construction works, demonstrating a critical understanding of the various techniques and approaches commonly used by professional surveyors.

A CPD certificate will be issued upon successful completion of the course.

Successful completion can also contribute 15 credits towards a PGDip or MSc award.

How to apply

Please read the guidance notes and complete the application form.

You should then email your form to be considered by the academic team.

Any questions? Contact the short course team:


Telephone: +44 (0)115 848 2813