Taught course (will run subject to approval)

Quantity Surveying

Leeds Trinity University · Business, Management and Marketing

Entry requirements

An honours degree (2:2 or above) in a relevant built environment subject such as quantity surveying, building surveying, construction management, construction project management, architectural technology, or real estate management.

Alternatively, applicants without an undergraduate degree but with subsequent work-related experience in construction management are encouraged to apply

Months of entry


Course content

Prepare to successfully fulfil a senior leadership and contract management role in construction with an MSc in Quantity Surveying. You will be taught by research-active academics with extensive industry experience from the UK and around the globe.

This course is designed to give you the very core skills of understanding the causes of construction delays and what tools are necessary to resolve contemporary issues in contract management and to ensure projects are delivered on time, to the specified scope, with fewer legal disputes and above all within the original budget.

The course is also suitable for those wishing to pursue new career opportunities in managing contracts for complex projects. This will be through comprehensive knowledge of the procurement routes, tendering procedures for public and private client organisations, the technology of construction, assembly methods, and health and safety practices – all of which must be fully costed to mitigate delays and loses. Acquiring the knowledge to measure, estimate, prepare tender and contractual documents and procure will also be explored.

You will also develop an understanding of the tools that ensure project control of finances as core strategic skills of a highly competent and successful quantity surveyor as a cost engineer.

Information for international students

Minimum English Language entry requirements: IELTS Academic 6.0 (with no less than 5.5 in any component) or equivalent. 

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

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