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Quantity Surveying BSc (Hons)

University of Portsmouth

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary


Quantity Surveyors calculate and manage costs relating to the built environment. They are financial and contractual experts, covering cost and value management, contract law and risk assessment. Quantity Surveyors are integral to moving construction projects from the planning stage to reality. Due to the high costs and risks associated with these projects, your skills as a Quantity Surveyor will always be in high demand.

This BSc (Hons) Quantity Surveying degree is designed and delivered by a team of experienced professionals. You'll learn to think like an entrepreneur, develop professional business acumen and learn sought after quantity surveying skills. You'll be prepared to confidently tackle the social, economic and technical issues associated with construction projects of all sizes.

Our Quantity Surveying graduates are widely respected. They work in all sectors of construction from housing to major infrastructure projects throughout the UK and internationally.

Accredited by

This course is accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and the Board of Quantity Surveyors Malaysia (BQSM).

What you'll experience

On this course you'll:

  • Learn the professional skills of the quantity surveyor along with commercial and business methods to shape and develop construction projects
  • Use our suite of Building Information Modelling (BIM) software
  • Keep up to date with the latest industry developments with teaching informed by research and professional practice
  • Contribute to current debates by attending lectures from visiting guest speakers
  • Experience your future working environment by conducting field work in locations in the UK and Europe
  • Work on real projects as part of our partnerships with charities, local and global organisations

Careers and opportunities

When you finish the course, our careers and employability service can help you find a job that puts your skills to work in the construction industry.

What jobs can you do with a Quantity Surveying degree?

You’ll be ready to take on a variety of roles in the when you graduate, including:

  • quantity surveyor
  • property developer
  • project manager
  • construction law and claims specialist
  • BIM coordinator

Whatever your plans once you graduate, you can get help, advice and support for up to 5 years from our careers and employability service as you advance in your career.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 17,600per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Portsmouth

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  • Campus address

    University of Portsmouth, University House, Winston Churchill Avenue, Portsmouth, Portsmouth, PO1 2UP, England

Around 5,200 of the university's 29,000 students come from 150 countries around the world. The Global Community networking scheme helps them to meet.
The University of Portsmouth Global team is dedicated to supporting international students from enquiry, through application and arrival, to graduation.
International students can get specialist advice on matters including visas and immigration, settling in to the UK and adjusting to a new culture.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    21st out of 36 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 157
    116 70%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    96 96%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.13 83%



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