Northumbria University Quantity Surveying

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Northumbria University Quantity Surveying

Quantity surveyors play a vital role in the building and construction industry around the world. They work alongside other professionals, managing the financial and legal aspects of building projects from initial estimate to final calculation.

Ices LogoOn this course you will learn to cost building designs, manage the procurement of resources and negotiate effectively with partners. Learning outcomes are aligned with the professional requirements of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) to ensure you graduate with the practical, analytical, creative skills and problem-solving abilities to progress to the next level.


For over 40 years, our relationship with RICS has meant strong links with the construction and property industry and an opportunity to spend a year in paid employment, means this well-respected undergraduate degree provides a strong foundation for a career in quantity surveying.


UCAS Institution Code: N77
UCAS Course Code: K240

The deadline for the receipt of full-time applications is 15 January; please consult the UCAS website for details. Many universities and colleges may consider applications from international students received up until 30 June. Please check with the individual university or college concerned. You are advised to apply as early as possible.

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Entry Requirements

GCE A-level This qualification is accepted but no typical grades have been provided
GCE AS-level This qualification is accepted but no typical grades have been provided
UCAS Tariff: 128–120

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Overseas students:£14,000 per academic year

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The Course


Year 1: Studies concentrate on the principles of knowledge on which quantity surveying is based.

Year 2: Concentrates on the traditional role of the quantity surveyor and prepares students for work in the optional placement year.

Year 3: Optional sandwich year. Final year: The broader role of the quantity surveyor is investigated while further developing academic skills including critical analysis, research and problem-solving.

Start Dates

  • September 2017

Northumbria University

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Postal Address

Admissions Office
Engineering and Environment
Northumbria University
Northumberland Building
Northumberland Road
Newcastle upon Tyne