BSc (Hons) Quantity Surveying & Commercial Management

The BSc (Hons) Quantity Surveying and Commercial Management degree, awarded by Coventry University is designed to equip students (learners) with the knowledge and skills to give expert advice on estimating, construction cost, maintenance cost, procurement, quantification of elements, value management and contract/commercial issues.

We encourage students to develop the innovation and creativity required to tackle the complex commercial and project management problems currently facing the construction and real estate industry relating to sustainability, life cycle costing, service innovation and value Co-creation.

Quantity Surveying and Commercial Management (QSCM) is a multidisciplinary subject involved in all aspects of construction, real estate/property business and civil engineering works; the discipline render services ranging from procurement advise, commercial guidance, measurement of construction items, quantification of resources, valuations, costing/estimating, life cycle costing, value management, value engineering, contract administration/management, project management and other post construction management decision.

Upon completion of this degree, you will receive a qualification awarded by Coventry University.



NIBM Programmes




Full Time


03 Years


For entry into year 1: Diploma in Quantity Surveying

Passes GCE O/L with 5 Credits including Mathematics


Passed/Sat for GCE A/L in Science or Commerce Stream


Any other Basic Civil Engineering related certificate accepted by NIBM

For entry into year 2: BSc (Hons) Quantity Surveying and Commercial Management

Passes NIBM Diploma in Quantity Surveying


Any other Diploma Certificate related to the Civil Engineering field equivalent to NVQ level 4 accepted by NIBM


  • Colombo – 10th August 2024

Course structure and modules

DQS Modules – Year 1

  • Engineering Mathematics
  • Engineering Drawing
  • Building Materials
  • Building Technology
  • Information Technology
  • Computer-Aided Designing using Auto-CAD
  • Building Services
  • Building Measurements – I
  • Construction Economics
  • Construction Project Management
  • Building Measurements – II
  • Cost Management
  • Procurement
  • Contract law and Dispute resolution
  • Quantity Surveying Project

QSCM - Year 2

  • QS Practice
  • Academic and Professional Development in Practice
  • Project and Cost Management
  • Effective Communications Skills
  • Construction Technology
  • Law for Construction Professionals
  • Project Administration
  • Group Project 2

QSCM - Year 3

  • Contract Management
  • Group Project 3
  • Construction Finance and Value Management
  • Research Dissertation
  • Research Practice and Communication

Programme Fees

  • Year 1: Course Fee: 225,000/- + Registration Fee: 5,000/-
  • Year 2: Course Fee: 850,000/- + Registration Fee: 10,000/-
  • Year 3: Course Fee: 800,000/-