Take your first steps towards a career as a surveyor by studying for our BSc (Hons) Quantity Surveying degree in Chelmsford or Peterborough.
Quantity surveyors are in demand. With strong industry links and the opportunity to take a placement year as part of your course, our accredited degree is the perfect stepping stone your future career.
As a BSc (Hons) Quantity Surveying student at ARU, you’ll learn how to financially manage construction projects from initial concept, through to design, build and maintenance.
You’ll benefit from industry-standard software and facilities, expert tutors and a range of guest lecturers who’ll share their professional insights with you. Graduate with relevant, up-to-date skills in measuring and costing all sorts of construction projects.
Join a course that's ranked in the top 25% in the UK for overall satisfaction (subject ranking for Building, NSS, 2020).
Quantity surveyors play a vital role in deciding whether construction projects are financially viable. And so, through studying our Quantity Surveying degree,, you’ll gain a vital understanding of issues such as value for money, health and safety and the environment – as well as exploring the wider context of the built environment.
Our course in Chelmsford is accredited by the the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) so, once you’ve graduated, you’ll be able to register with RICS and start working as a chartered quantity surveyor. Please note our course in Peterborough does not currently have accreditation.
As a graduate, you could also choose to develop a specialism or start a career in research with our wide range of full- and part-time postgraduate degrees.
You have the option to study this course as a four-year degree with foundation year. In your first year you'll study with our partner, ARU College, on our Cambridge campus. In Years 2-4 you'll study in Chelmsford or ARU Peterborough.
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Our course in Chelmsford is accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), so you can be sure you’re equipped with the most up-to-date skills and knowledge. When you graduate, you can begin the process that leads to professional membership of RICS. Please note that our course in Peterborough does not currently have accreditation.
Quantity surveyors are in strong demand across a range of companies in the UK and abroad, and our graduates are well-equipped to aim for top managerial posts. You could also go into construction project management, commercial and operations management.
If you study in Chelmsford, our Quantity Surveying course is accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), so when you graduate, you can begin the process that leads to professional membership of RICS.
Or you might decide to stay at ARU, and study a postgraduate degree such as our MSc Construction Management or MSc Project Management. It’s a great opportunity to build upon your knowledge or develop a specialism. Take advantage of our Alumni Scholarship and get 20% off your fees.
"The knowledge and support from the staff is absolutely second to none; I have felt thoroughly supported from the first day."
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