M.Sc. On Campus

Commercial Management and Quantity Surveying

Heriot-Watt University Dubai

12 months
18875 EUR/year
18875 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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Taught using principles applicable to quantity surveying across many industrial sectors, the Commercial Management and Quantity Surveying programme from Heriot-Watt University Dubai provides graduates with a strong and in-depth knowledge of the subject area.


As competition grows amongst those wishing to enter and develop a career in the construction industry, this internationally recognised qualification provides a quality benchmark for prospective employers and can enhance career progression.

Eligible students can also take advantage of unique internship opportunities with our highly reputed industry partners.

Professional recognition

The Commercial Management and Quantity Surveying programme from Heriot-Watt University Dubai is accredited by both the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB).

On successful completion of the MSc in Commercial Management and Quantity Surveying, graduates may apply for RICS membership. Following the successful completion of the Assessment of Professional Competence (APC) graduate members will achieve full chartered status.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Contracts and Procurement
  • Value and Risk Management
  • Construction Technology
  • Construction Financial Management
  • Quantity Surveying Financial Management
  • Construction Practices and Information Technology
  • People and Organisation Management in the Built Environment
  • Sustainability in Civil Engineering 
  • Real Estate Appraisal and Valuation 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
First Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • For MSc entry, a good relevant Honours degree (first or second class) or equivalent overseas qualifications will be considered. Given the clear practical element of the programmes, we will also consider non-graduate candidates holding less than a good Honours degree, or its equivalent, but with compensating qualifications or experience may be admitted to the Postgraduate Diploma programme. Transfer to the MSc will be possible later on if exams and course work are at MSc level.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18875 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18875 EUR for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    18875 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18875 EUR for the full programme during 12 months.

AED 78750

Living costs for Dubai

5300 - 9200 AED /month
Living costs

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


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Commercial Management and Quantity Surveying
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