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Construction Project Management and Quantity Surveying

Our degrees are internationally recognised for the quality of research and teaching, with our graduates working for some of the largest construction and surveying companies in the world.

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Why study Construction Project Management and Quantity Surveying at Heriot-Watt?

In year 2, students can participate in Constructionarium, where they work alongside professional engineers and tradesmen to construct scaled down versions of bridges, buildings, dams and more from around the world.

In year 3, students have the opportunity to join the Culture of External MENToring (CEMENT) scheme, which links students with professionals in practice to offer work placements, graduate employment opportunities and site visits.

Students also have the option to study at our Malaysia campus via our Go Global programme and field trip opportunities to a European city to view the structure and architecture of local buildings.

The Built Environment

At Heriot-Watt, we strive to improve infrastructure globally within our Architectural Engineering, Civil & Structural Engineering, Construction Project & Quantity Surveying and Urban Studies areas. Our hands-on, cross-disciplinary approach to teaching makes us the perfect choice for those who choose to create a sustainable, resource and energy efficient world.

Undergraduate Construction Project Management and Quantity Surveying programmes


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Why Heriot-Watt?

Ranking (Building, Complete University Guide 2023)

We are ranked 1st in Scotland and 7th in the UK for Building in the Complete University Guide 2023.

Go Global

Go Global - a unique opportunity to carry your studies to new places and experience new cultures, expanding your horizons on the way. You'll discover what it means to be a truly global citizen and emerge prepared for wherever your career journey takes you.


Students can participate in Constructionarium, which provides hands-on construction working alongside professional engineers and tradesmen to construct scaled down versions of bridges, buildings, dams and civil engineering projects.

Your career

Employers around the world actively seek out our graduates because they are work-ready. All our degrees are career-focused and relevant to the needs of industry. Around 95% of our students are in employment or further study within six months of graduating.

Edinburgh Campus facilities

At Heriot-Watt University, we offer a wide range of services to help you deal with all aspects of your life with us, whether these be academic, personal, technical, financial or just plain fun!

We are accredited by the following organisations

At Heriot-Watt University we develop degrees that are relevant for the world of work. We work with Professional bodies and Institutes to gain appropriate Accreditations and Professional Memberships for your industry. Find out below how this degree aligns to industry.

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Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS)

This graduate apprenticeship is fully accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) meaning that apprentices are on a pathway to becoming Chartered construction professionals. Depending on the individual's career development, this is most likely to be through the Quantity Surveying and Construction pathway or the Project Management pathway.

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