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Quantity Surveying (Hons), B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #751 (QS) ,
If you’re looking for a professional level job in the construction industry, quantity surveying – making sure projects meet legal and quality standards, and that clients get value for money – is ideal. On this Quantity Surveying (Hons) course from London South Bank University you’ll study a strong core of technology, alongside property law and project management.

About

Please note: Part-time option is not available to international students!

Why study at Quantity Surveying at LSBU?

  • No. 1 London university: for 'satisfied with teaching' and 'satisfied with assessment' in Building, town and country planning (Guardian League Table 2018) 
  • Heritage: 1st institution to offer RICS accredited programmes in the UK. 
  • Professional accreditation: Accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and is a recognised qualification for students to progress on to the Assessment of Professional Competence Graduate Training Programme. 
  • Career progression: This course will prepare you for a career in building surveying, allowing you to enter the profession at graduate surveyor level, where you can progress to chartered status through RICS-approved APC training. 
  • Apprenticeships: This course is available as part of an apprenticeship programme. Find out more about apprenticeships. 
  • Great resources: No. 1 London Uni for Learning Resources - Building, National Student Survey 2016. 
  • Work experience: You'll have the option to undertake a work placement in your third year.
Employability

For those interested in construction and wanting a professional level job, quantity surveying could be ideal. Quantity surveyors have to make sure that projects meet legal and quality standards, as well as ensuring clients get good value for money. Understanding organisational structure and cost control aspects of construction projects are essential for quantity surveyors. 

Recent graduates have become quantity surveyors/estimators, site managers, construction project managers and commercial managers. And, of course you can choose to extend your qualifications by taking on further postgraduate study.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 60 months
    • Duration description

      Sandwich : 4 years

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Modules include:

  • Building services and environmental science
  • Building survey and inspection
  • Construction technology and materials
  • Construction technology and structures
  • Legal and economic context
  • Construction practice
  • Measurement 1 and documentation
  • Building economics
  • Construction contract law
  • Cost planning and tender process
  • Advanced measurement
  • Research paper
  • Project management
  • Management of the firm
  • Contract administration
  • Quantity surveying project
  • European construction and property

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score (Grade C):

    180

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    Note: degree programmes and applications may require a more specific minimum score for admission.

Academic Requirements

  • A Level BBB or;
  • BTEC National Diploma DDM or;
  • Access to HE qualifications with 24 Distinctions 21 Merits or;
  • Equivalent level 3 qualifications worth 128 UCAS points
  • Applicants must hold 5 GCSEs A-C including Maths and English or equivalent (reformed GCSEs grade 4 or above).
  • We welcome qualifications from around the world. English language qualifications for international students: IELTS score of 6.0 or Cambridge Proficiency or Advanced Grade C.

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Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    12500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 37500 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA Applies to you

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 27750 GBP for the full programme 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 £27750
  • International £37500

Living costs for London

  • 1137 - 2160 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

London South Bank University (LSBU) offers considerable financial help through scholarships, bursaries, charitable funds, loans and other financial support. Find the full list and other useful information on the university website page.

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