Taught course

Quantity Surveying and Commercial Management

Institution
Oxford Brookes University · School of the Built Environment
Qualifications
PGDipPGCertMSc

Entry requirements

The course is open to applicants who hold a 2.1 undergraduate honours degree (or international equivalent) in any discipline.


We will actively consider applications from candidates with lower degrees - who can evidence relevant experience, or a sustained managerial role in another profession.

Industry professionals with relevant practice qualifications (e.g MRICS, MCIOB) - demonstrating ability to study at master's level, are also encouraged to apply.

For Distance-Learning study, it is recommended that applicants have at least six months work experience in the built environment sector.

English language requirements

If your first language is not English you will require a minimum academic IELTS score of 6.5 overall with 6.0 in all components.

OR

An equivalent English language qualification acceptable to the University.

Application process

We advise applying in advance to secure places, and allow sufficient time for applications to be reviewed.

There is no formal application deadline (recruitment closes when teaching capacity is reached).

Applicants should also factor any time needed to meet offer conditions, arrange accommodation, and obtain a UK Tier 4 visa (if applicable).

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

Accredited by: Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors; Chartered Institute of Building

Our MSc in Quantity Surveying and Commercial Management (QSCM) is designed to meet the challenging demands of the modern learner and the rapidly evolving needs of the construction industry.

This is a coursework only course which brings together both distance and full-time learners. You will work on real life problems as experienced by the construction industry. And in doing so, develop a broad range of quantity surveying and management skills and knowledge including:

  • Building Information Modelling (BIM)
  • project finance
  • technology
  • procurement by working.

We consult with companies in the industry to ensure our course is tailored to the employment skills needed by the construction industry. Our longstanding links include prominent and local companies in the sector, such as:

  • Mace
  • Willmott Dixon
  • BAM Construction
  • Beards
  • Kingerlee
  • Bidwells.

Information for international students

Pathways courses for international and EU students

We offer a range of courses to help you meet the entry requirements for your postgraduate course and also familiarise you with university life in the UK.

Take a Pre-Master's course to develop your subject knowledge, study skills and academic language level in preparation for your master's course.

If you need to improve your English language, we offer pre-sessional English language courses to help you meet the English language requirements of your chosen master’s course.

Fees and funding

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PGDip
    part time
    25-29 months
    • Distance learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    13-17 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • PGCert
    full time
    13-17 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    25-29 months
    • Distance learningis available for this qualification
  • MSc
    part time
    25-29 months
    • Distance learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    13-17 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Enquiries
Email
query@brookes.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 1865 484848