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Quantity Surveying (Hons), B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #601 (WUR) Glasgow, United Kingdom
Quantity Surveyors are an essential link between the designer and contractor on construction projects, providing key advice on costs and contracts. Earn a Quantity Surveying (Hons) degree at the Glasgow Caledonian University.
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Overview

A 24 week industrial placement is incorporated into year 3 of the programme. The industry placement allows students to understand the application of their taught skills and benefit from work based learning. 

Full-time students in Year 3 also take part in an "Interact" design project, working as a team with students from the Glasgow School of Art, the University of Glasgow and the University of the West of Scotland to develop a network of contacts and solve a specific design problem. Learn more at the Quantity Surveying (Hons) program at the Glasgow Caledonian University.

Your career

Graduates from the programme have been recruited by leading organisations in the construction and property sectors such as BAM Group, Laing O'Rourke, Lend Lease, Balfour Beatty, Turner and Townsend and Doig+Smith.

Accreditation

The programme is accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB). 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

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

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
    • Duration description

      2 - 4 Years

    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
    • Duration description

      2 - 5 Years

  • Credits
    480 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Fundamental Principles of Basic Technology and Design, including Materials and Construction Techniques

  •  Introduction to the Legal and Commercial sides of Quantity Surveying

  • Core Quantity Surveying skills including Contractual and Commercial Knowledge and Key Quantification and Technology Skills

  • Industry Placement and Estimating, Further Technology Skills

  • Project Management & Construction Contracts

  • Commercial Management

  • Dispute Resolution

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

Year 1 

  • SQA Higher: ABBC plus Nat 5 English and Maths at C

  • A level: CCC plus GCSE English and Maths at C/4
  • ILC Higher: H2 H2 H2 H2 plus English and Maths at Ordinary Level O2
  • IB Diploma: 24 points
  • SWAP: Access to STEM programme at BBB
  • BTEC: Level 3 Extended Diploma in relevant subject at MMM plus GCSE Maths and English at C/4

Tuition Fee

  • International

    12250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12250 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    1820 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1820 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
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  • RUK: £9250

Living costs for Glasgow

  • 620 - 1020 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

We provide high-quality education for a fair price; as the University for the Common Good, we are committed to offering accessible higher education for talented students by keeping our tuition fees low and providing a generous scholarship package of over £2.5 million per year.

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