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Quantity Surveying

Heriot-Watt University

Venues

Edinburgh Campus

Content

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.

The 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.

Entry Requirements

2023 entry requirements

Standard entry: 4 Highers at ABBB plus English and Maths at National 5.

Widening access entry: 4 Highers at BBBC plus English and Maths at National 5.

For entry to Level 2 you would require 2 Advanced Highers at BC plus 4 Highers at ABBB.

Start Date

September

Qualification

Degree

Award

BSc Hons

Study Method

Full time

UCAS Code

K241

Course Length

4 years

Faculty

School of Energy, Geoscience, Infrastructure and Society

Department

Construction Project Management and Quantity Surveying

SCQF Level

10

Website

www.hw.ac.uk

Career Area

Construction

Career Sectors

Architecture

Building Technology and Management

Civil and Structural Engineering

Construction Crafts

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