Quantity Surveying

City of Glasgow College


City Campus


The HND in Quantity Surveying is a technician level qualification that combines a construction industry specific first-year curriculum with a more specialist second-year curriculum that equips you with the skills required for employment in this specialist industry sector.

You'll study:
Architectural Design Sketching and Drawing; Building Measurement and Cost Studies; Building Science; Building Services; Built Environment Graded Unit; CAD 2D; Construction Industry Fundamentals; Construction Materials and Specification; Construction Site Surveying; Construction Technology: Domestic Construction; Construction Technology: Substructure; Mathematics for the Built Environment; Statutory Control of Buildings; Structural Mechanics; Sustainability and Modern Methods of Construction.

Entry Requirements

2 relevant Highers, or NQ Built Environment. Interview.

Progression Routes

Employment in higher quantity surveying technician or junior management posts with firms in the construction and property sectors; further study for BSc (Hons) degree courses in Construction Management, Quantity Surveying, Building Surveying or Building Control at Glasgow Caledonian, Heriot Watt or Edinburgh Napier universities.

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

2 years


Built Environment

SCQF Level


Career Area


Career Sectors


Building Technology and Management

Civil and Structural Engineering

Construction Crafts

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