Quantity Surveying at University of Huddersfield - UCAS

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Course summary

Our Quantity Surveying BSc(Hons) course could provide the first step to becoming a qualified Quantity Surveyor. The course has been developed to work alongside our Architecture, Architectural Technology and Construction Project Management degrees, to help you develop a strong understanding of professionalism within the construction industry. You’ll learn to work collaboratively in multidisciplinary teams. Introducing you to aspects of Building Information Modelling (BIM) and Lean Construction, this surveying course provides the skills to enable you to manage the commercial and contractual aspects of the construction process. Two crucial tools for today’s quantity surveyor are Lean Construction and Building Information Modelling (BIM). Lean Construction focuses on delivering minimum cost and maximum value for a construction project, looking at how the process of design, construction and end-use of a building is managed. BIM enhances Lean Construction, giving surveyors tools to manage the costs of materials and labour in projects. On the course, you’ll explore both areas to understand how you could deliver better value to clients. Why Study Quantity Surveying BSc(Hons) at University of Huddersfield? This Quantity Surveying course has been ranked fourth in the UK by The Guardian League Table for Construction, Surveying and Planning (2023), and gives you the chance to develop the skills you need to work within construction. To enhance your graduate employment prospects, you can undertake an optional work placement year in the UK or overseas, boosting your employment prospects at the end of your studies. Quantity Surveying is part of a suite of courses that also includes Construction Project Management BSc(Hons) and Architectural Technology. Once you’ve enrolled on the Quantity Surveying BSc(Hons) course, you can switch to one of the others (with the agreement of your tutors) at the end of the first year, if your interests change. Professional Bodies This programme is accredited by the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB). The University of Huddersfield has been awarded Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) Accredited Centre Status. Why Huddersfield? Huddersfield’s vibrant and friendly campus is a great place from which to study, while the town itself offers lots to see and do, with good transport links in and around the area.


Year 1 modules include: • Construction Business and Law • Design and Construction Practice • Building Technology and Digital Communication. To see the full range of modules and descriptions, please visit our website. A link to this course can be found at the bottom of the page in the ‘Course contact details’ section.

Assessment method

You’ll be taught via lectures and tutorials and your assessment will include coursework, presentations, and exams. Feedback (usually written) is normally provided on all coursework submissions within three term time weeks. Feedback on exam performance/final coursework is available on request after the publication of results. Your module specification/course handbook provides full details of the assessment criteria.

Professional bodies

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

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

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Other suitable experience or qualifications will be considered. For further information please see the University's minimum entry requirements.

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course


English language requirements

If your first language is not English, you will need to meet the minimum requirements of an English Language qualification. The minimum for IELTS is 6.0 overall with no element lower than 5.5, or equivalent will be considered acceptable.

Read more about the University’s entry requirements for students outside of the UK on our 'Where are you from?' information pages.


Student Outcomes

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

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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
Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
EU £16500 Year 1
International £16500 Year 1

Additional fee information

Tuition fees will cover the cost of your study at the University as well as charges for registration, tuition, supervision and examinations. For more information about funding, fees and finance for UK students, including what your tuition fee covers, please see Fees and finance - http://www.hud.ac.uk/undergraduate/fees-and-finance/ If you are an EU or international student coming to study at the University of Huddersfield, please visit the International Fees and Finance pages for full details of tuition fees and support available - https://www.hud.ac.uk/international/fees-and-funding/ Please email the Student Finance Office ([email protected]) or call 01484 472210 for more information about fees and finance.

Sponsorship information

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Quantity Surveying at University of Huddersfield - UCAS