Surveying Degree Courses in the UK - Bachelors & Masters

Program University Student satis­faction Unem­ployed Drop­out Tuition (UK) Tuition (Inter­national) UCAS Tariff City
Construction and the Built Environment (Surveying) Top-Up HND East Surrey College - - - £6165 - - Redhill On campus Full-time
Quantity Surveying BSc (Hons) Sheffield Hallam University 87% 0% 10% £9250 £15860 £16655 119 Sheffield On campus Full-time
Building Surveying BSc (Hons) University of Reading 79% 0% 10% £9250 £27650 139 Reading On campus Full-time
Quantity Surveying BSc (Hons) University of Reading 68% 5% 11% £9250 £27650 122 Reading On campus Full-time
Quantity Surveying and Commercial Management BSc (Hons) Robert Gordon University 89% 5% 10% £6750 £15490 153 Aberdeen On campus Full-time
Construction Management and Surveying with International Foundation Year BSc (Hons) University of Reading 69% 4% 11% £9250 £27650 127 Reading On campus Full-time
Commercial Management and Quantity Surveying (with placement year) BSc (Hons) Loughborough University of Technology 50% 0% 5% £9250 £27250 143 Loughborough On campus Full-time
Building Surveying BSc (Hons) Sheffield Hallam University 100% 0% 0% £9250 £15860 £16655 129 Sheffield On campus Full-time
Quantity Surveying with Foundation Year BSc (Hons) Birmingham City University 62% 10% 13% £9250 £16085 120 Birmingham On campus Full-time
Quantity Surveying BSc Aston University 73% 10% 10% £9250 £18150 144 Birmingham On campus Full-time
Commercial Management and Quantity Surveying BSc (Hons) Loughborough University of Technology 50% 0% 5% £9250 £27250 143 Loughborough On campus Full-time
Quantity Surveying and Construction BSc (Hons) De Montfort University 67% 8% 35% £9250 £15250 £15750 89 Leicester On campus Full-time
Surveying and Mapping Sciences BSc (Hons) University of East London 76% 15% 10% £9250 £13920 82 London On campus Full-time
Building Surveying (with Work Placement) BSc (Hons) Edinburgh Napier University 74% 0% 5% £9250 £17580 145 Edinburgh On campus Full-time
Quantity Surveying & Commercial Management with Foundation Year BSc (Hons) University of Derby 100% 10% 25% £9250 £14900 122 Derby On campus Full-time
Quantity Surveying with Foundation BSc (Hons) University of West London 90% 15% 5% £9250 £16250 89 Ealing On campus Full-time
Building Surveying BSc (Hons) Birmingham City University 62% 20% 5% £9250 £16085 143 Birmingham On campus Full-time
Building Surveying with International Foundation Year BSc (Hons) University of Reading 69% 4% 11% £9250 £27650 127 Reading On campus Full-time
Quantity Surveying and Commercial Management with Foundation BSc (Hons) University of Westminster 62% 10% 20% £9250 £15400 103 London On campus Full-time
Building Surveying BSc (Hons) Glasgow Caledonian University 79% 0% 5% £9250 £9250 £14500 £15200 184 Glasgow On campus Full-time
Quantity Surveying (with Work Placement) BSc (Hons) Edinburgh Napier University 74% 0% 0% £9250 £17580 144 Edinburgh On campus Full-time
Real Estate Surveying (With Work Placement) BSc (Hons) Edinburgh Napier University 74% 0% 5% £9250 £17580 139 Edinburgh On campus Full-time
Quantity Surveying BSc (Hons) University of West London 90% 15% 5% £9250 £16250 89 Ealing On campus Full-time
Building Surveying BSc (Hons) University of Wales 85% 0% 10% £9000 £13500 110 Cardiff On campus Full-time
Quantity Surveying and Commercial Management BSc (Hons) University of South Wales - 5% 0% £9000 £12600 115 Pontypridd On campus Full-time
Building Surveying with Foundation BSc (Hons) University of West London 90% 15% 5% £9250 £16250 89 Ealing On campus Full-time
Quantity Surveying and Commercial Management (Including Foundation Year) BSc (Hons) University of South Wales - 5% 0% £9000 £12600 115 Pontypridd On campus Full-time
Quantity Surveying and Commercial Management BSc (Hons) University of East London 94% 25% 15% £9250 £13920 90 London On campus Full-time
Quantity Surveying BSc (Hons) Heriot-Watt University - 10% 5% £9250 £18704 173 Edinburgh On campus Full-time
Quantity Surveying with International Foundation Year (September Entry) BSc (Hons) University of Reading 69% 4% 11% £9250 £27650 127 Reading On campus Full-time
Construction Management and Surveying BSc (Hons) University of Reading 69% 0% 5% £9250 £27650 119 Reading On campus Full-time
Building Surveying with Foundation Year BSc (Hons) Birmingham City University 62% 10% 13% £9250 £16085 120 Birmingham On campus Full-time
Quantity Surveying BSc (Hons) Birmingham City University 78% 5% 20% £9250 £16085 106 Birmingham On campus Full-time
Quantity Surveying & Commercial Management BSc (Hons) University of Derby 100% 0% 15% £9250 £14900 106 Derby On campus Full-time
Building Surveying BSc (Hons) Ulster University - 10% 5% £9250 £15840 £16320 145 Coleraine On campus Full-time
Quantity Surveying and Commercial Management BSc (Hons) University of Westminster 56% 10% 20% £9250 £15400 103 London On campus Full-time
Building Surveying BSc (Hons) University of Portsmouth 75% 10% 30% £9250 £20200 118 Portsmouth On campus Full-time
Quantity Surveying BSc (Hons) Glasgow Caledonian University 57% 5% 19% £9250 £9250 £14500 £15200 168 Glasgow On campus Full-time
Quantity Surveying and Commercial Management BSc (Hons) Ulster University - 0% 7% £9250 £15840 £16320 155 Coleraine On campus Full-time
Building Surveying BSc (Hons) University of West London 90% 15% 10% £9250 £16250 89 Ealing On campus Full-time
Building Surveying BSc (Hons) Coventry University 72% 0% 0% £9250 - 122 Coventry On campus Full-time
Building Surveying BSc (Hons) Anglia Ruskin University 81% 0% 17% £9250 - 102 Cambridge On campus Full-time
Building Surveying BSc (Hons) London South Bank University 75% 5% 10% £9250 - 98 London On campus Full-time
Building Surveying (with Placement year) BSc (Hons) Anglia Ruskin University 81% 0% 17% £9250 - 102 Cambridge On campus Full-time
Quantity Surveying BSc (Hons) University of Central Lancashire 84% 0% 35% £9250 - 138 Preston On campus Full-time
Quantity Surveying [with Foundation Year] BSc (Hons) Anglia Ruskin University 81% 0% 17% £9250 - 102 Cambridge On campus Full-time
Quantity Surveying BSc (Hons) Leeds Beckett University 92% 5% 9% £9250 - 110 Leeds On campus Full-time
Quantity Surveying (Foundation Enty) BSc (Hons) University of Central Lancashire 84% 0% 35% £6500 - 138 Preston On campus Full-time
Quantity Surveying BSc (Hons) Kingston University - 0% 5% £9250 - 105 Kingston upon Thames On campus Full-time
Building Surveying (Foundation Entry) BSc (Hons) University of Central Lancashire 90% 0% 20% £9250 - 114 Preston On campus Full-time
Commercial Management (Quantity Surveying) BSc (Hons) London South Bank University 61% 5% 15% £9250 - 105 London On campus Full-time
Quantity Surveying BSc (Hons) Anglia Ruskin University 81% 0% 17% £9250 - 102 Cambridge On campus Full-time
Building Surveying BSc (Hons) Kingston University 67% 0% 0% £9250 - 83 Kingston upon Thames On campus Full-time
Quantity Surveying (with Placement) BSc (Hons) Kingston University - 0% 5% £9250 - 122 Kingston upon Thames On campus Full-time
Building Surveying (including a Sandwich Year) BSc (Hons) Kingston University 67% 0% 5% £9250 - 122 Kingston upon Thames On campus Full-time
Building Surveying BSc (Hons) University of Central Lancashire 90% 0% 20% £9250 - 114 Preston On campus Full-time
Building Surveying BSc (Hons) Leeds Beckett University 75% 0% 5% £9250 - 116 Leeds On campus Full-time
Quantity Surveying (with Placement year) BSc (Hons) Anglia Ruskin University 81% 0% 17% £9250 - 102 Cambridge On campus Full-time
Building Surveying BSc (Hons) Nottingham Trent University 83% 0% 0% - - 112 Nottingham On campus Full-time
Building Surveying BSc (Hons) University of the West of England 79% 15% 5% - - 127 Bristol On campus Full-time
Quantity Surveying and Commercial Management BSc (Hons) Nottingham Trent University 83% 0% 9% - - 125 Nottingham On campus Full-time
Building Surveying BSc (Hons) University of Wolverhampton 89% 5% 0% - - 92 Wolverhampton On campus Full-time
Quantity Surveying BSc (Hons) University of Wolverhampton 89% 5% 30% - - 111 Wolverhampton On campus Full-time
Quantity Surveying and Commercial Management BSc (Hons) Nottingham Trent University 67% 5% 5% - - 123 Nottingham On campus Full-time
Building Surveying BSc (Hons) Nottingham Trent University 94% 0% 5% - - 147 Nottingham On campus Full-time
Building Surveying with Foundation Year BSc (Hons) University of Salford 83% 0% 20% - - 121 Salford On campus Full-time
Building Surveying BSc (Hons) University of South Wales - 5% 10% - - 123 Pontypridd On campus Full-time
Quantity Surveying with Foundation Year BSc (Hons) University of Salford 76% 3% 20% - - 104 Salford On campus Full-time
Building Surveying BSc (Hons) University of Salford 75% 0% 15% - - 123 Salford On campus Full-time
Quantity Surveying and Commercial Management BSc (Hons) University of the West of England 88% 0% 5% - - 141 Bristol On campus Full-time
Quantity Surveying BSc (Hons) University of Salford 75% 3% 17% - - 141 Salford On campus Full-time
Quantity Surveying with Sandwich Placement BSc (Hons) University of Wolverhampton 89% 5% 20% - - 92 Wolverhampton On campus Full-time
Building Surveying (with Foundation Year) BSc (Hons) University of the West of England 85% 5% 5% - - 117 Bristol On campus Full-time
Building Surveying (Including Foundation Year) BSc (Hons) University of South Wales - 5% 10% - - 123 Pontypridd On campus Full-time
Quantity Surveying BSc (Hons) Plymouth University 56% 10% 10% - - 122 Plymouth On campus Full-time
Ocean Exploration and Surveying BSc (Hons) Plymouth University 100% 5% 0% - - 124 Plymouth On campus Full-time
Building Surveying with Sandwich Placement BSc (Hons) University of Wolverhampton 89% 5% 20% - - 92 Wolverhampton On campus Full-time
Building Surveying BSc (Hons) Plymouth University 56% 0% 10% - - 118 Plymouth On campus Full-time
Building Surveying BSc (Hons) Northumbria University 71% 0% 0% - - 157 Newcastle On campus Full-time
Building Surveying [with Foundation Year] BSc (Hons) Anglia Ruskin University - - 20% £9250 - 80 Cambridge On campus Full-time
Quantity Surveying HND Bromley College of Further and Higher Education 95% 5% 15% - - - Bromley On campus Full-time
Building Surveying HND University of Wales - - 35% £9000 £13500 - Cardiff On campus Full-time
Building Surveying HND Bromley College of Further and Higher Education 95% 5% 0% - - - Bromley On campus Full-time
Quantity Surveying BSc (Hons) University of Brighton - - - £9250 £13842 - Brighton On campus Full-time
Surveying and Mapping Sciences (with Foundation Year) BSc (Hons) University of East London - - - £9250 £13920 - London On campus Full-time
Quantity Surveying and Value Engineering BSc (Hons) University of Bedfordshire - - 20% £9250 - - Luton On campus Full-time
Rural Surveying & Rural Property Management MLE University of Aberdeen - - - £10000 £22000 - Aberdeen On campus Full-time
Building Surveying with Foundation BSc (Hons) University of Westminster - - - £9250 £14800 - London On campus Full-time
Quantity Surveying and Commercial Management (with Foundation Year) BSc (Hons) University of East London - - - £9250 £13920 - London On campus Full-time
Building Surveying BSc (Hons) Liverpool John Moores University - - - £9250 £16600 - Liverpool On campus Full-time
Quantity Surveying BSc (Hons) Liverpool John Moores University - - - £9250 £14450 - Liverpool On campus Part-time
Quantity Surveying BSc (Hons) University of Greenwich - - - £9250 £16150 £17000 - London On campus Part-time
Quantity Surveying and Commercial Management (Sandwich course) BSc (Hons) University of South Wales - - - £9000 £12600 - Pontypridd On campus Full-time
Construction Management (Quantity Surveying) BSc (Hons) Colchester Institute - - - £4950 £4950 - Colchester On campus Part-time
Quantity Surveying HNC University of Wales - - - £9000 £13500 - Cardiff On campus Part-time
Quantity Surveying BSc (Hons) University of Wales - - - £9000 £13500 - Cardiff On campus Part-time
Quantity Surveying BSc (Hons) University of Portsmouth - - - £9250 £20200 - Portsmouth On campus Full-time
Quantity Surveying with Professional Placement Year BSc (Hons) Birmingham City University - - - £9250 £13200 - Birmingham On campus Full-time
Building Surveying BSc (Hons) University of Westminster - - - £9250 £14800 - London On campus Full-time
Building Surveying with International Foundation Year (January entry) BSc (Hons) University of Reading - - - £9250 £27650 - Reading On campus Full-time
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Student Reviews

Overall student satisfaction
66 /100
8006 total respondents

Primarily based on data from undergraduate degree students.

The NSS is commissioned by the Office for Students

Salary

Primarily based on salary data of undergraduate students

Salary of all UK Graduates of Surveying

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £28663 £30583 £35060
25-75 percentile range £26283 - £31518 £25509 - £35943 £28785 - £43518

Salary of all UK Graduates of all subjects

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £28596 £30049 £35359
25-75 percentile range £26452 - £30909 £26028 - £34869 £29674 - £43022

Jobs & Career Perspectives

Career perspectives for Surveying

15 months after graduation, graduates of this subject were asked about their current circumstances of employment, what they do, and whether their activities and perspectives are directly related to their studies.

Current jobs

Among graduates of Surveying who indicated that they are working, the percentage below represents the number who “agree” or “strongly agree” with the statements about their job.

Specialisations within Surveying

  • Commercial Management
  • Construction Project Management
  • Strategic Project Management
  • Construction Law and Dispute Resolution

Jobs of graduates of Surveying (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of Surveying at University of Brighton

70% Sales occupations
5% Business and public service associate professionals
5% Elementary occupations
5% Administrative occupations
0% Managers, directors and senior officials
0% Secretarial and related occupations

Grading & Study Time

Grading Distribution

Students of Surveying in the UK received the following grades.

Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for Surveying

Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still study Surveying, if you do not meet the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements.

FAQ

Surveying is the study and practice of measuring altitudes, angles and distances on the land surface so that they can be accurately plotted on a map.

The median salary of graduates of Surveying was £28663 15 months after graduation, £30583 3 years after graduation and £35060 5 years after graduation.

  • The following degrees are offered for Surveying studies:
  • Higher National Diploma - HND
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours) - BSc (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Science - BSc
  • Master of Land Economy - MLE
  • Higher National Certificate - HNC