Heriot-Watt University

Heriot-Watt University

Quantity Surveying

This programme is taught using principles that are applicable in many quantity surveying and financial management industrial sectors. It provides students with access to both a solid theoretical base and current and future approaches to practical quantity surveying practice.

Entry requirements

For MSc level entry applicants must have a minimum of 2.2 Honours degree or equivalent academic qualification in cognate and semi-cognate subject area. For PG Diploma level entry applicants must have a 3rd Class Honours degree in a cognate or semi-cognate subject area plus 2 years of relevant experience at an appropriate level completed post qualification; cognate or semi-cognate ordinary degree plus 3-4 years of relevant experience at an appropriate level following graduation. If English is not the applicant's 1st language a minimum of IELTS 6.5 or equivalent is required with all elements passed at 6.0 or above.

Course modules

Contracts and procurement; value and risk management; quantity surveying financial management; construction financial management; construction technology; construction practice and information technology; dissertation (MSc only).

Assessment methods

Dissertation.

Sponsorship information

A limited number of scholarships are available on a competitive basis.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (EU) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 13,800 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (EU) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 13,800 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,050 per Module (EU) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,690 per Year 1 (EU) 24 months
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,050 per Module (England) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,180 per Year 1 (England) 24 months
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,050 per Module (International) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,690 per Year 1 (EU) 24 months
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,050 per Module (EU) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 6,700 per Year 1 (International) 24 months
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,050 per Module (Northern Ireland) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,180 per Year 1 (England) 24 months
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,050 per Module (England) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,180 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 24 months
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,050 per Module (Scotland) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 6,700 per Year 1 (International) 24 months
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,050 per Module (International) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,690 per Year 1 (Scotland) 24 months
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,050 per Module (Wales) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,180 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 24 months
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,050 per Module (Northern Ireland) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,180 per Year 1 (Wales) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,690 per Year 1 (Scotland) 24 months
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,050 per Module (Scotland) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,180 per Year 1 (Wales) 24 months
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,050 per Module (Wales) 24 months
MSc Full-time January 2017 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MSc Full-time January 2017 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MSc Full-time January 2017 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MSc Full-time January 2017 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (EU) 12 months
MSc Full-time January 2017 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MSc Full-time January 2017 GBP 13,800 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MSc Part-time January 2017 GBP 2,690 per Year 1 (Scotland) 24 months
MSc Part-time January 2017 GBP 3,180 per Year 1 (Wales) 24 months
MSc Distance learning January 2017 GBP 1,050 per Module (EU) 24 months
MSc Distance learning January 2017 GBP 1,050 per Module (England) 24 months
MSc Part-time January 2017 GBP 2,690 per Year 1 (EU) 24 months
MSc Distance learning January 2017 GBP 1,050 per Module (International) 24 months
MSc Part-time January 2017 GBP 3,180 per Year 1 (England) 24 months
MSc Distance learning January 2017 GBP 1,050 per Module (Northern Ireland) 24 months
MSc Part-time January 2017 GBP 6,700 per Year 1 (International) 24 months
MSc Distance learning January 2017 GBP 1,050 per Module (Scotland) 24 months
MSc Part-time January 2017 GBP 3,180 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 24 months
MSc Distance learning January 2017 GBP 1,050 per Module (Wales) 24 months
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (EU) 6 months
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (Scotland) 6 months
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (England) 6 months
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (Wales) 6 months
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 13,800 per Year 1 (International) 6 months
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 6 months
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (Scotland) 6 months
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (Wales) 6 months
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (EU) 6 months
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (England) 6 months
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 13,800 per Year 1 (International) 6 months
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 6 months
PgCert Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,050 per Year 1 (EU) 24 months
PgCert Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,050 per Year 1 (EU) 24 months
PgCert Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,050 per Year 1 (England) 24 months
PgCert Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,050 per Year 1 (England) 24 months
PgCert Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,050 per Year 1 (International) 24 months
PgCert Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,050 per Year 1 (International) 24 months
PgCert Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,050 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 24 months
PgCert Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,050 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 24 months
PgCert Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,050 per Year 1 (Scotland) 24 months
PgCert Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,050 per Year 1 (Scotland) 24 months
PgCert Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,050 per Year 1 (Wales) 24 months
PgCert Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,050 per Year 1 (Wales) 24 months
PgCert Full-time January 2017 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (EU) 6 months
PgCert Full-time January 2017 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (England) 6 months
PgCert Full-time January 2017 GBP 13,800 per Year 1 (International) 6 months
PgCert Full-time January 2017 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 6 months
PgCert Full-time January 2017 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (Scotland) 6 months
PgCert Full-time January 2017 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (Wales) 6 months
PgCert Distance learning January 2017 GBP 1,050 per Year 1 (Scotland) 24 months
PgCert Distance learning January 2017 GBP 1,050 per Year 1 (Wales) 24 months
PgCert Distance learning January 2017 GBP 1,050 per Year 1 (EU) 24 months
PgCert Distance learning January 2017 GBP 1,050 per Year 1 (England) 24 months
PgCert Distance learning January 2017 GBP 1,050 per Year 1 (International) 24 months
PgCert Distance learning January 2017 GBP 1,050 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 24 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (England) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 13,800 per Year 1 (International) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 13,800 per Year 1 (International) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (Scotland) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (Scotland) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (Wales) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (Wales) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (EU) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (EU) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (England) 9 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,690 per Year 1 (EU) 21 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,180 per Year 1 (England) 21 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,690 per Year 1 (EU) 21 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 6,700 per Year 1 (International) 21 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,180 per Year 1 (England) 21 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,180 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 21 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 6,700 per Year 1 (International) 21 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,690 per Year 1 (Scotland) 21 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,180 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 21 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,180 per Year 1 (Wales) 21 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,690 per Year 1 (Scotland) 21 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,180 per Year 1 (Wales) 21 months
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,050 per Module (International) 24 months
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,050 per Module (Northern Ireland) 24 months
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,050 per Module (Northern Ireland) 24 months
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,050 per Module (Scotland) 24 months
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,050 per Module (Scotland) 24 months
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,050 per Module (Wales) 24 months
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,050 per Module (Wales) 24 months
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,050 per Module (EU) 24 months
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,050 per Module (EU) 24 months
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,050 per Module (England) 24 months
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,050 per Module (England) 24 months
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,050 per Module (International) 24 months
PgDip Full-time January 2017 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (EU) 9 months
PgDip Full-time January 2017 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (England) 9 months
PgDip Full-time January 2017 GBP 13,800 per Year 1 (International) 9 months
PgDip Full-time January 2017 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 9 months
PgDip Full-time January 2017 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (Scotland) 9 months
PgDip Full-time January 2017 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (Wales) 9 months
PgDip Part-time January 2017 GBP 6,700 per Year 1 (International) 21 months
PgDip Part-time January 2017 GBP 3,180 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 21 months
PgDip Part-time January 2017 GBP 2,690 per Year 1 (Scotland) 21 months
PgDip Part-time January 2017 GBP 3,180 per Year 1 (Wales) 21 months
PgDip Part-time January 2017 GBP 2,690 per Year 1 (EU) 21 months
PgDip Part-time January 2017 GBP 3,180 per Year 1 (England) 21 months
PgDip Distance learning January 2017 GBP 1,050 per Module (EU) 24 months
PgDip Distance learning January 2017 GBP 1,050 per Module (England) 24 months
PgDip Distance learning January 2017 GBP 1,050 per Module (International) 24 months
PgDip Distance learning January 2017 GBP 1,050 per Module (Northern Ireland) 24 months
PgDip Distance learning January 2017 GBP 1,050 per Module (Scotland) 24 months
PgDip Distance learning January 2017 GBP 1,050 per Module (Wales) 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Virtual Learning Environment
Edinburgh Campus Edinburgh EH14 4AS Scotland

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Key information

Contact: 
Postgraduate Administrator, School of the Built Environment
Telephone number: 
0131 4514650