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How long you will study
Domestic course fees
How you will study
International course fees
Our Quantity Surveying course will give you all the skills and knowledge necessary to become a successful quantity surveyor. Quantity Surveying provides clients of the construction industry with financial, contractual and technical advice ensuring they get value for money from the buildings they construct. The modern quantity surveyor is a construction professional who may be involved at all stages of the design and construction process, from providing business strategy and advice, working with architects and design team consultants, through to overseeing the onsite construction phase.
While studying Quantity Surveying at Heriot-Watt you will learn the fundamental elements of building before focusing on QS practice and learning how to manage the cost, legal and economic elements.
To find out where our Quantity Surveying course could take you, watch this RICS video which explains the role in more detail.
We are still accepting applications for September 2018.
The School of Energy, Geoscience, Infrastructure and Society (EGIS) has a suite of unique state-of-the-art built environment facilities and software systems that are used by all of our undergraduate students throughout their studies as well as postgraduate and research students. For Construction and Surveying purposes students have access to:
Option to study at our Malaysia campus through Heriot-Watt's Go Global programme.
Our Quantity Surveying degree is accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) for the purpose of graduate membership.
Work and study
This is what our BSc (Hons) Quantity Surveying students are doing six months after graduating:
These are the most common jobs students go into six months after graduating:
Notes about fees for this course
|Status*||Scotland / EU**||England / Northern Ireland / Wales||International|
|Fee||Paid by SAAS||£9,250||£14,200|
* Your residency 'status' is usually defined as the country where you have been ordinarily resident for the three years before the start of your course. Find out more about tuition fees.
** European Union countries, not including England, Northern Ireland or Wales.
Scholarships and bursaries
Bursaries for students from England, Northern Ireland or Wales starting undergraduate degree courses in 2018
In addition to government maintenance loans and grants towards the costs of fees and living costs, we are offering generous financial support to attract and support eligible students from England, Northern Ireland or Wales:
View our full range of undergraduate scholarships.
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