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Building Surveying BSc (Hons)

Ulster University

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Location

    Belfast

  • Study mode

    Sandwich / Placement

  • Start date

    SEP-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Summary

Building surveyors are concerned with the provision of expert advice on all aspects of design, construction, maintenance and repair of buildings and the conservation of the built heritage. Much of their work involves the assessment of the condition of buildings and specifying remedial work to be undertaken.

The work of the Building Surveyor is wide ranging and involves both site and office based activities.

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The degree programme in Building Surveying provides the specialist knowledge and skills necessary to enter the Building Surveying profession at graduate level with a view to completing the Assessment of Professional Competence to gain professional membership of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.

Course content is aimed at providing an understanding of the roles and purposes of building surveying and its relationship with other disciplines within the industry. In addition to core areas of technology, maintenance management and building conservation, professional practice skills are further developed through integrated project work in all years of the programme.

Job roles

With this degree you could become:

  • Building Control Surveyor
  • Building Surveyor
  • Contracts Manager
  • Development Officer
  • Estate Surveyor
  • Graduate Surveyor

Career options

Most graduates are employed in professional surveying practices, government or commercial organisations.

This course also provides an ideal foundation for graduates who wish to undertake postgraduate study or research within the Ulster University or other academic institutions.

Work placement / study abroad

Work placement is taken in year 3 of the course. The Diploma in Professional Practice (DPP) is awarded for successfull completion of placement.

Professional recognition

Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS)

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

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(international fees)

£ 15,360per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

Entry requirements

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A level : BBC

to include grade B in one from Physics, Maths, Chemistry, Biology, Engineering, Technology, (including Environmental Technology, Environmental Science, Digital Technology, Technology & Design, Design & Technology), Geography, Life and Health Sciences (single or double award) or ICT.Applicants can satisfy the requirement for one of the A level grades (or equivalent) by substituting a combination of alternative qualifications recognised by the University.

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University information

Ulster University

  • University League Table

    44th

  • Campus address

    Ulster University, Cromore Road, Coleraine, Northern Ireland, BT52 1SA, Northern Ireland

Renowned for its warm welcome, Ulster recruits international students from over 100 countries across the globe and has over 200,000 alumni worldwide.
Ulster delivers a world-class UK university experience with the added benefit of being one of the UK's most affordable locations.
An international student experience team delivers a bespoke orientation programme and offers pastoral support to international students during their studies.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    3rd out of 11

  • Entry standards

    / Max 138
    119 87%

    4th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    65.0 65%

    6th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.32 86%

    1st

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