Aston University Quantity Surveying
Our aim in creating this innovative suite of construction degrees is to provide you with the technical knowledge of materials and building processes, an understanding of logistics and planning together with the management and financial skills necessary for a challenging career in the construction industry.
Construction programmes at Aston University combine the management, economics, finance and decision making skills required by the professional construction and project manager with specialist modules in such aspects as health, safety and environmental management.
The skills necessary for the commercial manager and quantity surveyor to play an integral part in finance, planning and operation of major construction projects are developed during this degree. After the first year your studies will centre on finance, resource management and logistics, together with the necessary knowledge of the construction process. This breadth will give you a skills and knowledge base for a career in construction project management.
Aston’s construction degrees are ranked 7th in the UK for Building and Construction by the Times Good University Guide rankings 2010
Typical offer level
A Level: BBC-BBB (BBB for any subject. BCC for a science or technical subject).
BTEC National Diploma: DDD in relevant National Diploma
IB: 32 points
Specific subject requirements
GCSE: Maths Grade B and English Grade C
A suitable combination of two A Level and two AS Level subjects may be accepted. General Studies is also accepted.
Applicants whose first language is not English will be required to provide evidence of an English language qualification.
- Fees and Scholarships
£9,250 (£1,250 during placement year) for UK/EU students (2017/18)
£17,200 for Outside EU students (2017/18)
Placement Year: £2,500 for International Students
Building Birmingham Scholarship
The Building Birmingham Scholarship provides access to a wide range of education, employment and training opportunities for talented young people between 16 and 24 years of age wishing to pursue a career in the construction sector, including financial support for those aspiring to continue studies at higher education on relevant courses.
The scholarship offers a flexible ‘menu of support’ tailored to meet the needs of individual young people ranging from access to work placements, internships, apprenticeship and other employment opportunities and access to a bursary fund to help towards tuition fees for Birmingham residents attending a Birmingham university.
For more information, please visit www.birmingham.gov.uk/bbs