Quantity Surveying and Commercial Management, M.Sc.

Quantity Surveying and Commercial Management, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
University rank #361 (QS) , | Online
The MSc in Quantity Surveying and Commercial Management (QSCM) programme at Oxford Brookes University is designed to meet the challenging demands of the modern learner and the rapidly evolving needs of the construction industry.


Why choose this course?
  • Pending confirmation, accreditation by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) demonstrates professional recognition of the quality of our programme and as such our programme is your first step towards becoming a chartered Quantity Surveyor
  • Our staff sit on professional committees including CIOB and Constructing Excellence
  • Our longstanding links with prominent companies in the sector, such as Mace, Willmott Dixon and BAM Construction, and our strong links with local companies such as Beards, Kingerlee and Bidwells together ensure that the programme is directly tailored towards the employment skills needed by the construction Industry
  • The coursework only programme uses an applied learning approach to study. This ensures that it is real-world focused and holistic. Not only is this more effective teaching, it is much more engaging than the traditional study and examination approach.
  • Students develop a broad range of quantity surveying and management skills and knowledge including Building Information Modelling (BIM), project finance, technology, and procurement by working on real-life problems as experienced by the construction industry.
  • With an excellent employment record, our graduates go on to further their careers locally, nationally and globally.
  • Our innovative programme structure which was commended at validation provides a flexible pattern of study that brings together both open and full-time learners. Students can start either in September or January, easily switch between open-learning and full-time modes of study and, if needed, extend their study up to 5 years.
The Quantity Surveying and Commercial Management programme is offered by Oxford Brookes University.

Programme Structure

For more information please visit the program website.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Full-time duration 12 months
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Part-time variant
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Online

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:


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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: Upper Second Class

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Upper Second Class on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on the UK Honour scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

  • The MSc in Quantity Surveying and Commercial Management is open to students who hold a good undergraduate honours degree (2.1 or above) in a related discipline.
  • Please note, we will also consider applications from candidates with relevant experience in construction, (or an alternative qualification) and demonstrable ability to study at master's level.

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    13460 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13460 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA Applies to you

    6120 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6120 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Oxford

  • 939 - 1530 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Sources of Funding for Postgraduate UK and EU students
  • Postgraduate support scheme 2015
  • John Henry Brookes Scholarships
  • Santander Scholarships
  • Faculty or Department Taught Masters Scholarships
  • de Rohan Scholarship 2015
  • Alumnus, Friends and Family Discount Schemes
  • Bursaries from External Organisations 2014-15
  • University Research Studentships
  • Public funding
Funding options for postgraduate international students
Oxford Brookes offers a range of scholarships to international postgraduate students who pay international fees.
  • John Henry Brookes Scholarships 2016
  • Santander Scholarships 2016
  • Alumnus Discount Scheme
  • Faculty or Department Taught Masters Scholarships
  • Pre-master's Academic Excellence Scholarships (for master's students beginning Sep 2016)
  • de Rohan Scholarship 2016 British Council GREAT Britain Scholarship India 2015 - 16
  • Family Discount
  • Visa Discount
  • Funding for Research Degrees
  • Gaza Scholarship Scheme 2016

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