Taught course

Commercial Management and Quantity Surveying

Institution
Heriot-Watt University · School of Energy, Geoscience, Infrastructure and Society
Qualifications
MScPGDip

Entry requirements

For MSc level entry applicants must have:

  • Minimum of 2:2 honours degree or equivalent academic qualification in cognate and semi-cognate subject area. For PG conversion programmes, non-cognate degrees will be considered. Corporate (or chartered) membership of relevant professional institutions will also be considered.

For PG Diploma level entry applicants must have:

  • Third class honours degree in a cognate or semi-cognate subject area PLUS 2 years of relevant experience at an appropriate level completed post qualification.
  • Cognate or semi-cognate ordinary degree PLUS 3-4 years of relevant experience at an appropriate level following graduation.
  • Candidates who do not meet the above entry requirements or have no formal academic qualifications will be considered individually based on their CV and interview. Admission via this route will be at the discretion of the Director of Admissions and the number of successful applicants will be restricted.

There is no entry at PG Certificate level except through exceptional agreement with approved learning partners.

Non-graduating study at masters level:

  • Entry is based on CV or on formal academic qualifications or graduate (or incorporated) membership of a relevant professional institution.

Heriot-Watt University is committed to providing opportunities to applicants who have a wide range of prior experiences through Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

Our Commercial Management and Quantity Surveying course is designed to meet the needs of the financial management and quantity surveying sectors. 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. Our students are often recruited by international construction and quantity surveying practices. Graduates also develop careers across different sectors of industry and commerce.

The Commercial Management and Quantity Surveying course is delivered by the Royal Academy of Engineering Centre of Excellence in Sustainable Building Design.

Information for international students

Overseas qualifications considered on an individual basis. The minimum requirement for English language is IELTS 6.5 or equivalent. We offer a range of English language courses to help you meet the English language requirement prior to starting your masters programme:

Fees and funding

Please visit our Scholarships web pages for more information on scholarships and funding.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

part time
24 months
full time
12 months
distance learning
24-84 months

PGDip

full time
9 months
distance learning
24-84 months
part time
21 months

Course contact details

Name
Dr Graeme Bowles
Email
g.bowles@hw.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)131 451 4626