Quantity Surveying (Hons), B.Sc.

Quantity Surveying (Hons), B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration

About

Quantity Surveyors require a wide range of skills and knowledge covering the financial, legal, managerial, economic and communicative aspects of a project from inception to completion.

A 24 week industrial placement is incorporated into year 3 of the Quantity Surveying (Hons) Quantity Surveying (Hons) programme at Glasgow Caledonian University . 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.

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 60 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:

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

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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Academic Requirements

Year 1 Entry Requirements

  • 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
  • BTEC: Level 3 Extended Diploma in relevant subject at MMM

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Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    11500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11500 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA Applies to you

    1820 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1820 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
  • RUK: £9250
  • Total tuition fees for RUK students completing a three or four year degree are capped at £27,750.

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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