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BSc (Hons)Building Surveying

Northumbria University
United Kingdom, Newcastle
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Overview

The work of a building surveyor is varied. You can expect to work on projects ranging from brand new multi million pound commercial developments to small-scale refurbishments and conversions of residential buildings, the preservation of fragile or historic structures and the survey and inspection of a range of properties.

This professional course focuses heavily on employability. Our strong links with industry mean you will get to experience site visits and a residential trip. Through this course you will begin to develop the core competencies required to become a Chartered Building Surveyor.

Learning outcomes are aligned with the professional requirements of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveying (RICS) to ensure you develop the practical, analytical and problem-solving skills to be eligible for graduate membership.

Programme structure

Your course in brief

Year 1

Year 1 will introduce the evolution of the built environment, law, Building Information Modelling, core surveying and construction technology skills.

Year 2

Year 2 includes a residential field trip. You will build your inspection, survey and appraisal skills. Learn about building performance, pathology, sustainability, legislation and contracts.

Year 3

Year 3 is an optional salaried industry placement, which you will be prepared for in Year 2 and supported through by the Placements Team.

Year 4

Year 4 includes the popular Building Advice Centre module, advising real clients. Specialise further by completing your dissertation in an area of personal interest.

Career opportunities

You will graduate with a respected qualification and the knowledge and practical experience that will prepare you for a career inbuilding surveying.

The majority of our graduates progress into chartered surveying with global companies such as CBRE, Cushman and Wakefield, Knight Frank, , with others moving into related areas including project management and sustainable building technology. Whether you want to work in the public sector, for an independent surveying company or a multinational corporation, this degree will equip you with the tools and techniques you will need to work in this field.

The design of the programme strongly supports postgraduate study and many former graduates have moved on to Masters or PhD level study.

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States