Sheffield Hallam University

Sheffield Hallam University

Quantity Surveying

This fast-track course allows graduates from unrelated disciplines to qualify as chartered quantity surveyors. Studies have a hands-on focus, responding to real professional briefs with other students. It also offers the opportunity to gain international experience on a study trip to Shanghai. The course involves working alongside students from related subjects to gain a view of the industry as a whole and gaining hands-on experience working on professional briefs over intensive study weeks.

Entry requirements

A degree or equivalent in a related discipline or a recognised professional qualification at corporate membership level; applicants with alternative qualifications or a combination of qualifications and relevant work experience may also be considered; if English is not the student�s 1st language they typically need an IELTS 6.5 score with a minimum of 6.5 in writing and 5.5 in all other skills or equivalent.

Course modules

Modules include: construction fundamentals; professional skills; law for the built environment; economics for the built environment; cost studies; planning, development and sustainability; measurement; quantity surveying professional practice; contract administration; project procurement; project financial management; investment and finance; international project; dissertation/consultancy project.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include: coursework; projects; examinations.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 8,200 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 11,500 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
PgCert Full-time - 1 years
PgDip Full-time - 1 years
MSc Part-time £ 2,735 per Unit (home fees) 2 years
PgCert Part-time - 2 years
PgDip Part-time - 2 weeks

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
City Campus Sheffield S1 1WB Yorkshire and the Humber

Key information

Telephone number: 
0114 225 5555