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Commercial Management and Quantity Surveying, M.Sc.

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    Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #314 (QS) Online
The Commercial Management and Quantity Surveying programme at Heriot-Watt University is designed to meet the needs of the financial management and quantity surveying sectors. 

About

The overall aim of the Commercial Management and Quantity Surveying programme at Heriot-Watt University is to provide students with a basic understanding of the different elements that make up a building so that they can communicate effectively with construction professionals in the design and construction of buildings. 

Programme Overview

The degree offers a solid theoretical base, combined with a strong focus on industrial relevance. This means that you’ll quickly be able to make a positive contribution to the success of your working environment and the development of your own professional careers. 

Students are often recruited by international construction and quantity surveying practices. Graduates also develop careers across different sectors of industry and commerce.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Construction Technology
  • Contracts and Procurement
  • Value and Risk Management
  • Quantity Surveying Financial Management
  • Construction Financial Management
  • People and Organisation Management in the Built Environment
  • Construction Practice and Information Technology

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 36 months
    • Duration description
      3-7 years
  • Credits
    180 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

    Schedule IELTS

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: Lower Second Class

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Lower 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).

General Requirements

  • Minimum of 2:2 honours degree or equivalent academic qualification in cognate and semi-cognate subject area

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1350 GBP/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1350 GBP per module and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    1350 GBP/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1350 GBP per module and a duration of 36 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
Students pay £1350 per course and £1740 for the Dissertation.

Funding

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