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This Quantity Surveying and Commercial Management with Foundation Year (Hons) degree from University of Derby offers you the chance to strengthen your skills, knowledge and confidence before you advance to stage one of your honours degree.

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Overview

Quantity surveyors are highly sought after because they combine financial and business acumen with first-rate technical skills. Featuring a foundation year to give you a strong platform for success, this Quantity Surveying and Commercial Management with Foundation Year (Hons) degree from University of Derby will put you on the path to senior positions in the construction industry.

  • Join a course accredited by the Chartered Institute of Civil Engineering Surveyors
  • Gain the ideal preparation for a demanding, responsible and rewarding career as a chartered quantity surveyor
  • Develop a broad and sound understanding of the scientific, technological, professional, legal and management skills related to key areas of quantity surveying
  • Choose a course designed in close collaboration with employers and aligned to professional practice in the industry
  • Take an optional work placement between stages two and three – you will gain valuable experience together with an additional qualification, the Diploma in Professional Practice

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.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Construction Materials Technology
  • Construction Organisation and Economics
  • Environmental Design and Services
  • Technology and Structures 
  • CAD and Mathematics for Construction
  • Surveying and the Built Environment

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

480 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • UCAS points - 72 (up to 16 from AS-levels)
  • Specific requirements at GCSE - GCSE Maths and English are preferred, however if you don't have these qualifications you will be able to undertake Maths and English at L2 as part of your course of study.

Alternative entry qualifications:

  • BTEC - MPP
  • Pass Access to HE Diploma 60 credits: 45 at Level 3 and 15 at Level 2.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14045 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14045 GBP per year during 48 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Derby

540 - 852 GBP /month
Living costs

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

Funding

  • You will need to apply separately for the Vice-Chancellor’s Scholarship, the International Excellent Student Scholarship and the GREAT Scholarship, but all others are assessed for eligibility alongside your application. 
  • Our new EU Transition Bursary offers financial support to our European students. If you normally reside in the EU and are starting your undergraduate or postgraduate taught course in September or January , you could be eligible for this reduction in your tuition fees. If you have home fee status or have EU settled or pre-settled status in the UK, you are not eligible for international scholarships but you may be eligible for the Derby Achievement 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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