• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration

About

Quantity surveyors are highly sought after because they combine financial and business acumen with first-rate technical skills. This Quantity Surveying and Commercial Management (Hons) degree offered by University of Derby will put you on the path to senior positions in the construction industry.

The course will equip you with all the skills you need to provide clients with value for money while meeting the strict regulations which govern the construction industry.

Quantity surveying entails essential skills related to the planning and procurement of construction activity, including involvement in various parts of the design and construction process. It could be advising a client about this month’s valuation or speaking with an engineer to assess the cost implications of a design solution.

The new BSc (Hons) Quantity Surveying and Commercial Management programme will help you to develop, enhance and deepen those skills in accordance with latest industry thinking.

Developed in close collaboration with employers, this course is aligned to professional practice in the construction industry. Our strong industrial links will ensure that your studies are technologically relevant and that you acquire all the knowledge and abilities you need to practise as a quantity surveyor.

Careers

Highly sought after due to their financial and business acumen, quantity surveyors often hold very senior positions in industry, local government and central government. You will find that career opportunities also exist in a number of related fields, including the built environment, civil and heavy engineering and the offshore and petrochemical industries.

Quantity surveyors are responsible for the cost of any building project - from initial estimates right through to the final acquisition of materials. Surveying jobs and their associated roles are varied, but generally focussed on providing clients with value for money while adhering to the strict regulations which govern every aspect of the construction industry.

Detailed Programme Facts

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • CAD and Mathematics for Construction
  • Construction Organisation and Economics
  • Technology and Structures 
  • Environmental Design and Services
  • Construction Materials Technology
  • Surveying and the Built Environment.
  • Measurement
  • Management and Procurement for Built Environment
  • Construction Value and Cost Studies 
  • Law and Construction Contracts.
  • Independent Study
  • BIM for Quantity Surveying
  • Professional Practice and Project Management
  • Construction Risk Management.

                                English Language Requirements

                                You need the following IELTS score:

                                • Minimum required score:

                                  6

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                                Academic Requirements

                                Typical entry requirements:
                                • UCAS points - 112 (up to 16 from AS-levels)
                                • Specific requirements at GCSE - GCSE Maths and English Grade C/Grade 4 (or above) or equivalent qualification
                                Alternative entry qualifications:
                                • BTEC - DMM
                                • Access to HE Diploma 60 credits: 45 at level 3 with a minimum of Dist: 15 Merit: 24 Pass: 6

                                          Tuition Fee

                                          • International

                                            12500 GBP/year
                                            Tuition Fee
                                            Based on the original amount of 12500 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
                                          • EU/EEA

                                            9250 GBP/year
                                            Tuition Fee
                                            Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
                                          We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
                                          • Part-time UK/EU students - £1,155 per module

                                          Funding

                                          • We have a range of scholarships and discounts available to students from outside the European Union (EU) and European Economic Area (EEA).
                                          • We award scholarships based on your application to study; there is no separate form to complete. All applications from eligible students will be considered for a scholarship by our international admissions team. We will notify you of your scholarship when we make you an offer, and apply your discount to your remaining fees.
                                          • You must be applying for a full-time degree and applications for postgraduate research, online studies, foundation and pre-sessional language programmes are not eligible for a discount or scholarship.

                                          Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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