Quantity Surveying and Commercial Management BSc (Hons)

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UCAS code: K240 112 UCAS points
  • BSc (Hons) Quantity Surveying and Commercial Management, home applicant, full time

    • Home Applicant
    • Full time, 3/4 years
    • Pound 9250 Per year
  • BSc (Hons) Quantity Surveying and Commercial Management, home applicant, part time

    • Home Applicant
    • Part time
    • Pro-rata full time fee
  • BSc (Hons) Quantity Surveying and Commercial Management, international applicant, full time

    • International Applicant
    • Full time, 3/4 years
    • Pound 14580 Per year

Degree with foundation year

UCAS code: K241 64 UCAS points
  • BSc (Hons) Quantity Surveying and Commercial Management, home applicant, full time

    • Home Applicant
    • Full time, 4/5 years
    • Pound 9250 Per year
  • BSc (Hons) Quantity Surveying and Commercial Management, international applicant, full time

    • International Applicant
    • Full time, 4/5 years
    • Pound 14580 Per year

What makes this course different

  • Links with industry

    We have superb links with industry and run a regular programme of guest speakers so you begin to build your network before you graduate.

  • Unique

    Access to excellent campus facilities and modern QS software such as CostX, BlueBeam and AutoDesk.

  • Engineers Without Borders

    Compete at the national level (e.g. Engineers Without Borders). Our students are committed to operating in the most sustainable and globally responsible ways.

Course modules

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Mental Wealth: Professional Life

Construction Technology

Land and Construction Surveying

Analytical Skills in Built Environment

The Built Environment

Building Science and Materials

Mental Wealth: Professional Life

Contract Procedures

Introduction to Building Measurement

Construction Planning and Production

Tendering, Estimating and Cost Control

Economics of property and construction

Industrial Sandwich Placement

Mental Wealth: Professional Life

Capstone Project

Project Management

Commercial and Value Management

Quantity Surveying Practice

NOTE: Modules are subject to change. For those studying part time courses the modules may vary.

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Your future career

Our course is designed to prepare you for an enhanced future career. We have embedded elements such as digital proficiency, emotional, social and cultural intelligence and industry and community connections activities to help you prepare for future professional life.

Industry links

We have links with Siemens, Atkins Realis, HS2 and Hitachi.

Graduate employers

Our graduates have gone into roles at employers such as Site Engineering Surveys Ltd.

Job roles

Typical job roles you could go into are 

  • surveying technician
  • cartographer
  • geospatial technician or 
  • land surveyor. 

Explore the different career options you can pursue with this degree and see the median salaries of the sector on our Career Coach portal.

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As a university committed to your career growth, we've curated dedicated Career Zones across all of our campuses with practical services tailored to your success. From internships, personalised coaching, and employability workshops to volunteering, mentoring, placements, and enterprise opportunities, we offer a diverse range of support.

Our online Career Zone platform provides accessible career support and is equipped with practical tools to navigate your career journey. Whether you're in the classroom or beyond, we're here to empower your professional development."
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Career Zone

How we support your career ambitions

We offer dedicated careers support, further opportunities to thrive, such as volunteering and industry networking. Our courses are created in collaboration with employers and industry to ensure they accurately reflect the real-life practices of your future career and provide you with the essential skills needed. You can focus on building interpersonal skills through group work and benefit from our investment in the latest cutting edge technologies and facilities.

Career Zone

This digital platform provides you with careers and employability resources, including: 

  • Jobs board for internships, placements, graduate opportunities, flexible part-time work 
  • Mentoring programmes for insight with industry experts 
  • 1-2-1 career coaching services
  • Careers workshops and employer events 
  • Learning pathways to gain new skills and industry insight.

Mental Wealth programme

Our Professional Fitness and Mental Wealth programme which issues you with a Careers Passport to track the skills you've mastered. Some of these are externally validated by corporations like Amazon and Microsoft.

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We are careers first

Our teaching methods and geographical location put us right up top:

  • Work-based projects
  • Networking and visits to leading organisations
  • Support in starting a new business
  • London on our doorstep

How you'll learn

We provide an environment, which offers an exciting, engaging and creative higher education experience. The course is supported by an integrated teaching, learning and assessment strategy that demonstrates the appropriateness of the learning, teaching and assessment methods used in relation to the intended learning outcomes. We use the following methods: lectures, tutorials, coursework assignments, seminars, practical work, design workshops, field schemes and project work.

    Guided independent study

    We are investing in key areas beyond your studies including our career services, library and well-being, to be available both face-to-face on campus and online with many of these available 24/7. We have new, modern library facilities on both campuses offering inspirational environments for study and research. Libraries contain resources in print and digital formats, a range of study spaces and a dedicated librarian who can assist with your learning.

    Academic support

    Students are supported with any academic or subject-related queries by an Academic Advisor, module leaders, and former and current UEL students. 

    If you need a bit of extra help with certain skills such as academic writing, English, maths or statistics, our Academic Tutors offer workshops, drop-in sessions and one-to-one appointments to help our students achieve their potential. You can receive advice and guidance on all aspects of the IT systems provided by the university from our IT Service Desks located on all three campuses. 

    Our Student Support hubs in Docklands and Stratford feature centralised helpdesks to cater for your every need. UEL provides also support and advice for disabled students and those with specific learning difficulties (SPDs).

    Dedicated personal tutor

    When you arrive, we'll introduce you to your personal tutor. This is the member of the academic course team who will provide academic guidance, be a support throughout your time at UEL and who will show you how to make the best use of all the help and resources that we offer.


    Each year you will spend around 300 hours of timetabled learning and teaching activities. These may be lectures, workshops, seminars and individual and group tutorials. Contact hours may vary depending on each module. 

    The approximate percentages for this course are: 

    • Year 1: scheduled teaching - 300 hours; guided independent study - 900 hours. 
    • Year 2: scheduled teaching - 300 hours; guided independent study - 900 hours. 
    • Year 3: scheduled teaching - 300 hours; guided independent study - 900 hours.

    Your timetable

    You will receive your personalised timetable at the beginning of the academic year depending on your course.

    Class sizes

    The size of classes can vary depending on the nature of the course, module and activity. This can range from large groups in a lecture theatre setting, to smaller groups taking part in seminars and collaborative work.

How you'll be assessed

Modules are assessed using different methods such as project reports, coursework, individual and group presentations, and exams to enable you to develop the best understanding of the subject area.

Feedback is normally provided to students within 15 working days in line with UEL's assessment and feedback policy.

Campus and facilities

Docklands Campus, London, E16 2RD

Who teaches this course

This course is delivered by the School of Architecture, Computing and Engineering

The teaching team includes qualified academics, practitioners and industry experts as guest speakers. Full details of the academics will be provided in the student handbook and module guides.


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What our students and staff say

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UEL was the only university that offered what I actually wanted to study. It was definitely the place to be and I am where I am today thanks to UEL. Studying there could not have been better. The staff are dedicated and the students hospitable and friendly."

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I went from starting in September with a huge bout of imposter syndrome to finishing the year with tremendous confidence that I can actually go on and achieve a degree."

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