Quantity Surveying (Mechanical and Electrical)

University of Salford

M.Sc. Online
24 months
13320 GBP/year
8460 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Quantity Surveying (Mechanical and Electrical) degree offered at University of Salford will equip you with a professional understanding of procurement, financial and risk management and lifecycle cost management, as they apply to the construction industry.


Quantity Surveying (Mechanical and Electrical) degree offered at University of Salford is accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), you will be educated to the highest industry standards and are granted exemption from RICS academic entry requirements.


On successful completion of the course, you'll be closer to a role supporting the procurement and financial management of mechanical and electrical projects. Equipped with the capability to critically examine existing construction practices, you'll graduate with the skills and knowledge demanded by clients who rely on a quantity surveyor's knowledge and judgement to keep a project running smoothly.

As a qualified mechanical and electrical quantity surveyor, you could find employment in the building sector or in specialist fields such as the nuclear industry. Due to the current skills shortage in the UK for quantity surveyors with expertise in mechanical and electrical installations, graduate employment statistics for this course are high. Due to the increased importance of sustainability, new roles are emerging for the mechanical and electrical quantity surveyors in renewable energy, low carbon technologies and energy management. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Contractual frameworks
  • Procuring design and construction services
  • Partnering strategies
  • Supply chain management
  • Supplier appraisal
  • E procurement

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

You should submit your application at least one month before your course starts.




180 alternative credits



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Upper Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants for of this course must have a minimum of a second class honours degree.
  • We welcome applications from students who may not have formal/traditional entry criteria but who have relevant experience or the ability to pursue the course successfully.
  • The Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL) process could help you to make your work and life experience count. The APL process can be used for entry onto courses or to give you exemptions from parts of your course.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13320 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13320 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    8460 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8460 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.


  • £1,410 per 30 credits

Distance learning:

  • UK/EU: £1410 per 30 credits
  • International: £1,845 per 30 credits


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Quantity Surveying (Mechanical and Electrical)
University of Salford


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