Building Surveying BSc (Hons)

Sheffield Hallam University

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Full-time | Main Site | 3 Years | 21-SEP-20
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    4 (Building)
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Course Summary

**1. Course summary**• Learn from industry-active academics, leading firms and successful alumni on this RICS-accredited course.• Experience building surveying within real life schemes in the booming city of Sheffield.• Have the opportunity to study abroad.• Study in a friendly, supportive and flexible environment.Discover and learn the breadth of the building surveying profession including building pathology, construction technology, building conservation, project management and design. Upon graduation you’ll have the qualifications and experience to progress on to the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors' Assessment of Professional Competence to obtain Chartered status. Our course has an excellent reputation and engagement with employers nationwide.**2. How you learn**You will be taught by a well-established teaching team with comprehensive professional practice and applied research experience coupled with active participation within RICS and other professional bodies. You will cement theoretical concepts by applying them to real life scenarios.You’ll be part of Sheffield Hallam’s ambitious developments at the heart of the city — and watch the progress unfold.Throughout the course, you’ll work with industry figures on a range of exciting real-world projects, and you’ll usually undertake a placement year in a building surveying practice.The course includes a UK residential field trip in the first year. You also have the opportunity to join relevant field trips to cities such as Edinburgh, and attend a project-based visit to a major European city.You learn through• lectures, including guest speakers from professional practice• seminars and workshops• practical activities• laboratory-based experiments• field trips• real life development sites• self-directed and collaborative project work**Applied learning****Work placements**In your third year you have the chance to put your professional skills to work with a placement at one of the major national or regional surveying practices, local authorities, housing associations or loss adjusters. Your placement year usually contributes 200 days towards the professional experience requirement for the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors' Assessment of Professional Competence.**Live projects**We have excellent links with local professional and voluntary groups with large property portfolios. They provide various building stock for case studies and project work, which focus on actual buildings with real clients. You will inspect real life building assets at the University, including a Georgian terraced house which has been adapted to an interactive teaching space. You’ll also get to observe and participate in Sheffield Hallam’s £200 million estate development — which will transform the gateway to the city from the train station.There are also a range of industry guests who will work with you on consultancy, simulations and other projects — posing real problems and practical solutions.**Field trips**This course makes the most out of real-world experience. There are regional, national and international field trips that allow you to apply your learning in diverse environments.**Networking opportunities**The course has strong links with employers and other stakeholders in the building surveying sector.Guest lectures by practitioners and networking events bring an opportunity to see how your learning relates to the world of building surveying. Many of our alumni contribute to our annual careers day whereby all students, irrespective of their year of study, are encouraged to engage with professionals within our sector.Our industry guests within our teaching programme often include successful Hallam graduates who are making an impact through their successful c

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This must include at least 64 points from two A levels, or equivalent BTEC National qualifications. For example:•BBC at A Level.•DMM in BTEC Extended Diploma.•A combination of qualifications, which may include AS Levels, EPQ and general studies.

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£9,250 per year

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About this University

Sheffield Hallam is one of the UK's largest universities, set in the heart of Sheffield where one in ten residents are students. Offering a wide range of courses at all levels, the university prides itself on applied learning – with 24,000 placements a year in over 1,000 organisations like BBC, Sony, NHS and Rolls-Royce. It is one of the UK's largest providers of health and social care courses, teacher training, and sport and physical activity.


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