Quantity Surveying at Leeds Beckett University - UCAS

Course summary

Take your first step towards a career in quantity surveying. You'll learn how to organise, control and manage the costing of projects. Quantity surveyors are the cost managers of the construction industry. While studying for a recognised degree, you’ll learn how quantity surveyors organise, control and manage the costing of projects, including

  • Building economics
  • Contracts and construction law
  • Construction technology
  • Project management
As part of your course, you’ll:
  • Undertake individual and group assessments and develop core skills
  • Build analytical, arithmetic and IT abilities
  • Develop as an innovative team player with the problem solving and transferable skills needed to succeed
  • Gain the confidence and skills to tackle difficult contractual situations and negotiations
  • Develop an industry perspective on contemporary issues in the field
Professional recognition This course is accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS). Graduates are eligible for full membership of the RICS following an acceptable period of approved professional practice and a successful final assessment of professional competence by the RICS. Sandwich year Our sandwich route includes a one year industry placement, enabling you to take advantage of the strong links we have with local authorities, commercial organisations and private quantity surveying practices - all of whom provide placement opportunities for our students. Previous students have completed their placements in Boston and San Francisco. Our tutors have substantial and diverse experience having worked in the built environment as professional contractors and quantity surveyors. Specialist facilities We have industry standard facilities and software applications including QS Pro, and we are constantly developing our Building Modelling Information capabilities to keep pace with the latest requirements from Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), government and industry. We also encourage you to become a member of RICS. Site visits We also arrange a number of site visits for our students. Previously, this has included visits to view the construction of the Victoria Gate shopping centre in Leeds. Why study Quantity Surveying at Leeds Beckett University...
  • 95.2% of BSc (Hons) Quantity Surveying graduates in work or further study 15 months after graduation*
  • Fantastic placements and sandwich year opportunities
  • Local/regional site visits
  • Opportunity to network with industry professionals
  • Industry experienced expert teaching team
  • Real-life projects
*Percentage of respondents from this course, HESA Graduate Outcomes 20-21


Year 1 Core Modules:

  • Law in the Built Environment
  • Introduction to Construction Measurement & Estimating
  • Introduction to Construction Technology
  • Built Environment Economics
  • Principles of Measurement
  • Procurement, Tendering & Valuation
Year 2 Core Modules:
  • Construction Technology
  • Construction Communications & Application
  • Construction Project Management
  • Measurement
  • Contract Practice
  • Interdisciplinary Practice (full-time students only)
  • Experiential Learning (part-time students only)
Year 3 Core Modules:
  • Contemporary Issues in the Built Environment
  • Commercial Construction Management
  • Inter Professional Consultancy (full-time students only)
  • Issues in Construction Law
  • Dissertation
- Experiential Learning (part-time students only)

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

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Student Outcomes

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Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
Go onto work and study

The number of student respondents and response rates can be important in interpreting the data – it is important to note your experience may be different from theirs. This data will be based on the subject area rather than the specific course. Read more about this data on the Discover Uni website.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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

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Quantity Surveying at Leeds Beckett University - UCAS