Edinburgh Napier University Quantity Surveying

Edinburgh Napier University Quantity Surveying

Quantity surveying

Learn how to manage the finances and contracts of major construction projects, studying procurement, costing, budget management alongside the measurement and quantification of construction works.

Graduate with an Honours degree in Quantity Surveying and find yourself managing the finances and contracts of high-profile construction projects worldwide.

BSc/BSc (Hons)Quantity Surveying

Undergraduate, Full-Time

Course introduction

Your eventual role will see you liaising with fellow construction professionals, legal and accounting teams and clients, offering strategic advice on design and budget management.

Learn the skills involved in design economics, procurement methods, cost planning, life cycle costing, budget management and measurement and quantification of construction work.

Careers

Quantity surveyors enjoy a high degree of employability. When the economy is buoyant the demand is driven by new projects, in more austere times, the QS is still valuable as clients try and save money and achieve best value for money.You could find a position in:

  • private practice consultancy
  • government and public authorities
  • commercial clients
  • financial institutions

Quantity surveyors are widely employed by construction companies, civil engineering contractors, specialist engineering firms and many sub-contracting organisations.

You may also have the opportunity to continue on to further study at Masters and PhD level.

Tuition fees
Students from2016/172017/18
Scotland/EU£1,820£1,820
England Wales and Northern Ireland£9,000£9,000
Overseas£13,740£13,900

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Edinburgh Napier University Quantity Surveying

BSc/BSc (Hons)Quantity Surveying

Undergraduate, Part-time

Graduate with an Honours degree in Quantity Surveying and find yourself managing the finances and contracts of high-profile construction projects worldwide.

Course introduction

Your eventual role will see you liaising with fellow construction professionals, legal and accounting teams and clients, offering strategic advice on design and budget management.

Learn the skills involved in design economics, procurement methods, cost planning, life cycle costing, budget management and measurement and quantification of construction work.