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Quantity Surveying (Hons), B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
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This BSc Quantity Surveying (Hons) programme at University College of Estate Management  is designed primarily for those currently employed in a quantity surveying role, such as in a private QS practice, construction company, specialist subcontractor or government organisation. Such employment is not mandatory but is desirable.
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Overview

UCEM’s industry-recognised BSc (Hons) Quantity Surveying is designed to prepare you for a successful career in quantity surveying. It provides the academic underpinning and skills necessary for practice as a quantity surveyor.

The  Quantity Surveying (Hons) programme at University College of Estate Management provides a rigorous understanding of the principles and practices involved in a quantity surveying role applicable to an international context up to Bachelor’s degree standard.

Why study this programme?

  • Enrich your CV with a degree accredited by RICS, CIOB, CABE and ICES
  • Strengthen your skills in quantity surveying, cost consultancy, project management, estimating and facilities management
  • Study the leading programme in this subject area that allows you to combine work and study through supported distance learning

Career opportunities

Accreditation of the programme by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) and other related international professional bodies gives employers confidence that our graduates are of the highest quality. 

This therefore means that our graduates are highly employable after completing their studies and for those already working in the construction industry, our programmes help advance their career path. 

There is a broad range of career opportunities for graduates from the programme, which include but are not limited to working for the following; Private Practice Quantity Surveyors (PQS), Building and Civil Engineering contractors, Government organisations, private developers and engineering consultancy firms

Accreditation

This programme is accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), The Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB), Chartered Association of Building Engineers (CABE), Hong Kong Institute of Construction Managers (HKICM) and Chartered Institution of Civil Engineering Surveyors (ICES)

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
    • Time flexibility
      Semi-structured
    • Attendance
      No Attendance
    • Teacher support
      Continuous support with feedback on request
    • Student interaction
      Online group works/assignments

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Legal Studies
  • People & Organisational Management
  • Measurement & Qualification of Construction Work
  • Digital Technologies 
  • Contract Administration and Practice 
  • Professional Quantity Surveying Practice
  • Commercial Management in Construction

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    5.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    79

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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General Requirements

Tariff points:
  • 96 UCAS tariff points. National Certificates and National Diplomas will be considered but must have good merit and distinction profiles (excluding common skills)
  • Any HNCs and HNDs will be considered

Or

  • Completed an Advanced Apprenticeship in Surveying or an Advanced Apprenticeship in Construction Technical* through which a Construction and Built Environment Diploma with a minimum DD profile was obtained or through which a Construction and Built Environment Extended Diploma with a minimum MMM profile was obtained, or an equivalent qualification

Or

  • A current Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) Associate qualification (AssocRICS) and be in relevant employment

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    4776 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19125 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    4776 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19125 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 48 months.
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£1,125 per module x 17 modules (usually students undertake 2 modules per semester).

Funding

  • Student Loans:

This programme is designated for student finance and students in England and Wales may apply to Student Finance for a tuition fee loan. Eligible students can apply for funding for up to £6,165 each academic year.

  • Student Bursary Scheme:

Our bursary scheme is designed to assist those new students who are able to demonstrate need. It is open to new students from all countries and will provide a discount on fees for the duration of the programme.

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