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Building Surveying (Degree Apprenticeship) BSc (Hons)

University of Portsmouth

Key information

Data source: UCAS & IDP CONNECT

  • UCAS Course Code

    n/a

  • Study mode

    Part-time

  • University Ranking

    53rd

    2
  • Subject Ranking

    22nd

    5 (Building)
  • Entry Standards

    The average UCAS tariff score of new students entering the university.

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    117

  • Graduate Prospects

    A guide to the success of graduates on completion of their courses at the university.

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    96

    / 100
  • Student Satisfaction

    A guide to how satisfied students are with the quality of teaching they receive.

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    3.88

    / 5.00
  • Qualification

    BSc (Hons)

  • Application deadline

    n/a

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  • Start date

    14-SEP-20

Course Summary

**Overview**Do you want to earn a salary and get valuable on-the-job experience while you study for a building surveying degree and other professional qualifications?On this 5-year chartered surveyor BSc (Hons) Building Surveying degree apprenticeship, you'll spend 1 day a week studying for your degree and the other 4 days in work. The Government or your employer pay your tuition fees – so it doesn’t cost you anything. Degree apprenticeships are suitable for anyone over 18, whether you've just finished school or college or you've already started your career.You'll learn how to advise on the cost of new development proposals and assess the viability of repairs. And you'll develop knowledge in areas such as dispute resolution, planning law, project management, problem solving and property economics. You'll get to put the skills you learn to work instantly in your job, contributing to the success of your company.The skills and knowledge you get on this course will put you at the heart of decision-making in construction projects setting you up for successful career as a building surveyor.Accredited byThis degree is accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) so what you learn on the course is relevant to the industry. At the end of the course, you'll have a BSc (Hons) degree in Building Surveying and be eligible to register as a Chartered Surveyor with RICS. This gives you an edge over students who didn’t do an accredited course when you’re applying for jobs in the future.**What you'll experience**On this degree apprenticeship course you'll:- Learn from practising building surveyors and guest speakers- Get out of the classroom with hands-on practical surveying in real buildings- Develop the skills you need for a specialist career in building surveying, as well as abilities relevant to facilities management, project management and building conservation- Use laboratory and test house facilities where you’ll study material performance, surveying and Building Information Modelling (BIM) techniques- Put theory to the test in your job and on field trips to locations such as the Passivhaus standard housing development, school refurbishment projects and The National Self Building and Renovation Centre- Have access to the University's student support services and community including the Library, study support, sports and recreation facilities, and the Students’ Union- Study and work with students from other surveying and civil engineering disciplines, complementing the experience you'll get at work- Build a network of professional peers during your time at university, sharing your ideas and knowledge- Get practical work experience in your job, giving you an advantage over students who do a traditional degree- Get a personal tutor from the University and a workplace mentorYou'll typically go to university one day a week for around 30 weeks every year to attend lectures, seminars and workshops. On the weeks you don't go to University, you'll still spend 20% of your time studying or training away from your normal working environment. **Careers and opportunities**This degree gives you the professional knowledge and practical experience you need to advance your career in the building sector as a building surveyor. You'll be eligible to register as a Chartered Surveyor when you complete your apprenticeship.The skills and qualifications you gain on this course will also make you an ideal candidate for project and facilities management roles in your organisation and beyond.After you finish your apprenticeship, you can get help, advice and support for up to 5 years from our Careers and Employability service as you advance in your career.

Entry Requirements

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  • UCAS Tariff
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)
  • GCSE/National 4/National 5

Grades / Points

112–120

Details

112-120 points to include a minimum of 2 A levels, or equivalent. Applicants may be subject to interview and/or submit a portfolio in support of their application.

University information

University Ranking

53rd

About this University

The University of Portsmouth gives students the support they need to go beyond what they think is possible – inspired by researchers working on world-changing projects. With work placements, simulation suites, and careers expertise too, it's no surprise that this university is rated Gold in the UK Government's Teaching Excellence Framework.

Address

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University House

Winston Churchill Avenue

Portsmouth

PO1 2UP

UNITED KINGDOM