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Quantity Surveying BSc (Hons)

Heriot-Watt University

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Edinburgh Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    12-SEP-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Overview

Quantity surveying provides clients of the construction industry with financial, contractual and technical advice ensuring they get value for money from the buildings they construct. The modern quantity surveyor is a construction professional who may be involved at all stages of the design and construction process, from providing business strategy and advice, working with architects and design team consultants, through to overseeing the onsite construction phase.

Heriot-Watt's top-ranking reputation leads to great career prospects in the construction industry. We are ranked 1st in Scotland and 3rd in the UK for Building in The Complete University Guide 2022.

Our Quantity Surveying course will give you all the skills and knowledge necessary to become a successful quantity surveyor. While studying quantity surveying (QS) at Heriot-Watt you will learn the fundamental elements of building before focusing on QS practice and learning how to manage the cost, legal and economic elements.

Accreditation

Our Quantity Surveying degree is accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).

Employability

In highly skilled work

  • 100% of those are in highly skilled work 15 months after graduating.

Salary

  • The average salary of students 15 months after graduating: £27500
  • The average UK salary of students 15 months after graduating from a similar course: £27000

Jobs

These are the most common jobs students go into 15 months after graduating:

  • Architects, town planners and surveyors

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 16,000per year

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

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University information

Heriot-Watt University

  • University League Table

    23rd

  • Campus address

    Heriot-Watt University, Riccarton, Edinburgh, Edinburgh, City Of, EH14 4AS, Scotland

Highly regarded around the world with a strong focus on business, engineering, design and the physical and life sciences.
Culturally diverse, warm and welcoming, Heriot-Watt is one of Scotland's most international universities with a global footprint.
Global companies actively seek out Heriot-Watt graduates due to the nature of the university's research-informed education.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    3rd out of 37 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 157
    147 91%

    2nd

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    95.0 95%

    4th

    5
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.72 74%

    30th

    28

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