Kingston University London - Quantity Surveying Consultancy BSc(Hons)

Kingston University London

Quantity Surveying Consultancy BSc(Hons)

If you're considering a career as a quantity surveyor, this accredited degree provides you with the first step. It reflects the technical, economic, legal and managerial expertise required in this industry.

You'll gain a business perspective, understanding the construction industry and its relationship to the consultancy market. You'll graduate with a sound knowledge of the construction and development process and a range of financial and project management techniques.

Through an independent research project, you'll have the chance to study a topic of your choice in depth.

Kingston University was ranked joint fourth in the United Kingdom for graduate prospects for Building (Complete University Guide 2022).

Reasons to choose Kingston University

  • The course is accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and is pending accreditation by the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB).
  • We're actively involved in Assessment of Professional Competence (APC) and can help you in the process of qualifying as a chartered surveyor.
  • Through our strong links with industry, you'll have opportunities to go on overseas field trips and work on real projects. You can choose a year's work placement, which will put invaluable experience on your CV and give your career a head start.

Entry Requirements

UCAS tariff points:



IELTS of 6.0, with no element below 5.5. 


  • 112-128 UCAS tariff points from at least two GCE A-levels.
  • General studies and Native language at both A-level and AS-level not accepted in the tariff.

BTEC level

  • B

    TEC level 3 Extended Diploma with grades DMM in any subjects.

Degree apprenticeship route:

  • Same detailed entry requirements as above. To include: five GCSEs at grade C/4 including English and Mathematics. Sponsorship from an approved employer within the industry.

Career Prospects

You'll graduate with the knowledge and skills to begin your career as a quantity surveyor; a varied and challenging profession with good starting salaries and opportunities for progression and travel.

Course Details

This course explores the legal, technical and economic context in which construction professionals work. There are modules in sustainable design and development and construction technology. These will prepare you for measurement - one of the core technical skills of a quantity surveyor.

Final year has modules in consultancy and project management. These cover the consultant-client relationship, organisational change management, project control and project team leadership. The course culminates in a major group project, along with an independent research project. You'll have the chance to study, in depth, a relevant topic of your choice.

On this course, you'll also develop career-boosting skills such as:

  • Presenting yourself;
  • Working in teams;
  • Writing reports;
  • Debating current topics;
  • Using IT; and
  • Initiating and executing research projects.

Year 1

Engineering Design and Professional Practice
Structures, Materials and Construction Methods
Applied Mathematics and Computing Applications
Construction Management and Site Investigation

Year 2

Advanced Measurement
Commercial Construction Technology
Contract Administration
Design Economics and Cost Planning

Final year

Professional Practice in Context
Project Management
Individual Project

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