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MSc Commercial Management and Quantity Surveying with Industry Placement (2 year)

MSc Commercial Management and Quantity Surveying with Industry Placement (2 year)

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Full time


2 years

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Key information

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Quantity Surveying Business Studies Management (General)

Course type


Course Summary

Construction Project Management at Heriot-Watt University is one of the longest-running courses of its kind in the UK, equipping graduates with the theoretical knowledge and practical and technical skills to manage people and projects within the construction industry. Ranked 1st (Complete University Guide 2021) and 2nd (The Times / The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021) in the UK for Building.

To enhance your career prospects and international experience, we are now offering our established and standard one-year Construction Project Management Masters over two years through offering a ‘with Industry Placement’ alternative.

This ‘with Industry Placement’ option offers a practical experiential element over the traditional one-year degree structure, allowing you to reflect on theory and practice.

This degree is delivered by the Centre of Excellence in Sustainable Building Design, a leading body recognised by the Royal Academy of Engineering. This is one of four such centres established at UK universities that jointly form a national network to demonstrate and exchange best practice in teaching and research for the sustainable built environment.


Contracts and Procurement (15 Credits) - Core
Construction Practice and Information Technology (15 Credits) - Core
People and Organisation Management in the Built Environment (15 Credits) - Core
Quantity Surveying Financial Management (15 Credits) - Core
Value and Risk Management (15 Credits) - Core
Construction Technology 3 (15 Credits) - Core
Research Dissertation (60 Credits) - Core
Construction Financial Management (15 Credits) - Core
Industry Placement in Construction Management and Quantity Surveying (60 Credits) - Core

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Entry requirements

Masters (MSc) level entry applicants must have one of the following: Minimum of 2:2 honours degree or equivalent academic qualification in a cognate or semi-cognate subject area; Minimum of 2:2 honours degree or equivalent academic qualification in a non-cognate subject area but demonstrates an interest in the discipline (supported by a personal statement, detail of work experience); Corporate (or chartered) membership of relevant professional institutions will also be considered. PG Diploma level entry applicants must have an ordinary degree in a related subject area and relevant post qualification industry experience.

University information

Heriot-Watt University has a 200-year history, and over that time has cultivated an outstanding reputation for its quality of teaching and research. Despite being one of the oldest learning institutions in the UK, it offers a contemporary, research-driven approach to learning that ensures students are always benefiting from the very latest in global knowledge. The university is primarily based in Edinburgh, although courses are also...more

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