University of Central Lancashire

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Chartered Institute of Building, The Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors, The Chartered Institute of Building Services Engineers

Quantity Surveying

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Course summary

Course overview

  • Are you a problem-solver with an analytical mind? Learn the quantity surveying role and explore its strong commercial and contractual bias. It’s the financial service of the construction industry.
  • The tasks of a quantity surveyor are challenging and varied. On our degree you’ll gain a sound understanding of construction technology, management and economics.
  • You’ll act as financial advisor to your client or contractor, managing costs on construction sites and providing ideas and creative solutions for projects.
  • Quantity surveyors are involved in the design and production of tenders and contracts. You’ll learn how to manage this part of the process with an in-depth working knowledge of construction law.
Why study with us
  • Our course can be delivered flexibly, including part-time delivery just one day per week, allowing you to study whilst in employment.
  • Study and share knowledge with students on the construction project management, facilities management and building surveying degrees.
  • Benefit from the latest high-quality equipment and facilities available in our new £35m Engineering Innovation Centre.

Course details


Year 1: Compulsory Modules; Construction Technology, STET, Professional Practice (A), Professional Practice (B), Introduction to Law & Procurement, Management & Economics Year 2: Compulsory Modules; Construction Technology, Production Economics, Construction Law, Construction Quantification, Management & Project Planning, Professional Practice - QS Year 3: Compulsory Modules; Facilities Management (optional), Project Analysis & Appraisal, Maintenance Management, Professional Practice - BS, Professional Practice - QS, Dissertation/Project, Project Management & BIM

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • Chartered Surveyors, Royal Institution of
  • Chartered Institute of Building

How to apply

Application codes

Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6with no component score less than 5.5 (To have been taken within two years of the course commencement date)

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1

Additional fee information

*subject only to annual increase in line with UK Retail Price Index inflation rate
Quantity Surveying at University of Central Lancashire - UCAS