Construction and Built Environment

Graduate Apprenticeship in BSc (Hons) Construction and the Built Environment with a focus on Quantity Surveying

The Graduate Apprenticeship in BSc (Hons) Construction and the Built Environment (with a focus on Quantity Surveying) is based on GCU’s very successful part-time and full-time BSc (Hons) Quantity Surveying programme. The aim of the programme is to produce graduates with the knowledge, understanding and skills needed to become effective construction professionals.

Studying this programme with GCU guarantees you a clear route to full chartered membership with accreditation from the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).  The aim of the programme is to provide the construction industry with well educated, competent surveyors capable of responding to the industry’s current and future needs.

Modules for this programme are detailed below:

 

BSc (Hons) Construction and the Built Environment (Quantity Surveying)

Certificate level:Credits awarded
Property Economics 20
Construction Technology 1  20
Professional Orientation and Practice 20
Construction Materials 20
Construction Contracts 1 20

Work Based Learning (WBL) 1

20
Diploma level:  
Construction Technology 2  20
Construction Process Management 1 20
Measurement 1 20
Construction Contracts 2 20
Construction Development & Economics 20
Work Based Learning (WBL) 2 20
BSc Construction and the Built Environment  (Quantity Surveying):  
Construction Cost Studies 20
Measurement 2 20
Construction Technology 3  20
Estimating 20
Contemporary QS Practice 20
Work Based Learning (WBL) 3 20
BSc (Hons) Construction and the Built Environment (Quantity Surveying):  
Dissertation Honours (Project) 40
Project Management 20
Construction Contracts 3 20
Value and Risk Appraisal 20
Plus one option: 20
Dispute Resolution (OR) 20
Construction & Project Commercial Management (OR) 20
Negotiation  20

 

 

 

Typical entry requirements to the BSc (Hons) Construction and the Built Environment (QS) are:

Year 1 entry: SQA HigherMinimum of BBC

Year 2 entry: SQA HNC Quantity Surveying or Built Environment subject with B in the Graded Unit

Year 3 entry: SQA HND Quantity Surveying with B in the Graded Unit.

Annually, the Programme Board also considers competitive entry requirements based on Skills Development Scotland funded places and employer demand.