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HND in Quantity Surveying - Top-Up

Course at a glance

Subject Area:



Higher Education


BTEC Level 5 Higher National Diploma (HND)

Course Start:


Course Length:

1.5 - 2 years


North Street Campus


Year 1 = £1,730
Year 2 = £2,750
Total = £4,480
(includes BTEC registration fee)

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Entry requirements

This course is only available on a part-time basis as a top-up, and is for students who have completed a relevant Quantity Surveying HNC qualification.

What would I learn at College?

The Level 5 BTEC Higher National Diploma in Construction and the Built Environment offers students the opportunity to develop a sound understanding of the principles in their specialist pathway.

It is designed to support progression into employment or on to degree-level study. The surveying pathway is ideal for students who want to pursue a career in quantity surveying.

Students will have the opportunity to apply critical reasoning and analysis techniques to solve surveying problems, using industry standards and appropriate code of practice.

Fifteen units are required to complete the HND. The surveying pathway has units specifically targeted to me the needs of the surveying roles.           

Some of the units covered in the course include:

  • Unit 22: Group project (Pearson-set)
  • Unit 23: Contracts & management
  • Unit 34: Advanced quantities for complex buildings
  • Unit 41: Surveying for conservation, renovation & refurbishment
  • Unit 35: Alternative methods of construction
  • Unit 40: Alternative energy systems design & installation
  • Unit 42: Highway engineering

How to apply

To apply for this course please complete the online application form.

A member of the team will then contact you and confirm the next steps; if you meet the entry criteria you will be invited to a College Enrolment Day, these typically take place throughout summer.

If you have any questions regarding the course please call the Course Admin Team on 0113 222 6015.


Next steps

This course is designed to provide progression in to employment in the construction and the built environment sector or to a relevant degree course/apprenticeship.

Students could also gain membership with the relevant chartered institutes.

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