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Building Surveying BSc (Hons)

University of Portsmouth

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    13-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

**Overview**From advising on the specification of new development proposals to assessing the viability of repairs and renovations, building surveyors are at the heart of decision-making in construction projects.This BSc (Hons) Building Surveying degree course is accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS). It gives you the technical skills and hands-on experience to perform this pivotal role and is the first step towards becoming a Chartered Building Surveyor.**Accredited by:**This course is accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).**What you'll experience**On this degree course, you'll:- Study and work alongside students from other surveying and civil engineering disciplines, just like you will in your career- Learn from practising building surveyors and guest speakers- 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- Get out of the classroom with hands-on practical surveying in real buildings- Use laboratory and test house facilities, where you’ll study material performance, surveying and Building Information Modelling (BIM) techniques- Put theory to the test on field trips to locations such as the Passivhaus standard housing development, school refurbishment projects and The National Self Building and Renovation Centre- Gain valuable experience with an optional salaried work placement at the end of your 2nd year**Careers and opportunities**As a RICS-accredited course, this degree is the first step to becoming a Chartered Building Surveyor. You could also work in project and facilities management after the course.What jobs can you do with a Building Surveying degree?Roles you can go onto include:- graduate or trainee building surveyor- assistant building surveyor- graduate project manager- trainee facilities managerWhen you finish the course, our careers and employability service can help you find a job that puts your skills to work in the industry. We'll give you advice and support for up to 5 years after you graduate, to help you get the best start to your career.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

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£ 16,400per year

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University information

University of Portsmouth

  • University League Table

    61st

  • Campus address

    University of Portsmouth, University House, Winston Churchill Avenue, Portsmouth, Portsmouth, PO1 2UP, England

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Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    21st out of 36 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 157
    116 70%

    18th

    5
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    96 96%

    1st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.13 83%

    12th

    11

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