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Building Surveying BSc (Hons)

De Montfort University

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Leicester Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Building Surveying focuses on all aspects of property and construction from supervising large mixed-use developments to planning domestic extensions; you could be involved with the conservation and restoration of historic buildings to contemporary new developments. As a Building Surveyor you will assess the quality of these buildings, examine their condition (old and new) and advise how to improve both their safety and sustainability.Our course will help you gain an understanding of the technical aspects of construction, management and measurement skills bringing together all aspects of the building process, from concept through to completion. You will learn to understand design, technical and legislative elements and sustainability to achieve the best quality and value within the project’s specifications. You are likely to be involved in a range of services, from building pathology, land and building surveying to contract management.You will be able to advance your professional skills through an optional industry placement between years two and three. This placement year can count as part of the required experience for Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors professional status.**Key Features*** Benefit from our 125-year history, which makes Leicester School of Architecture (LSA) one of the most established schools of its kind in the UK; it has a strong sense of community along with a technical and design ethos that recognises the interdependence of academia and the profession.* On this course you will study a range of topics including Sustainable Building Principles, Building and Land Surveying, Building Conservation and Building Assessment and Adaption.* Enhance your studies with DMU Global, our international experience programme. Students in the LSA have previously visited Berlin, Malaysia, Switzerland, Paris, and Amsterdam, as well as built homes in India and rammed-earth shelters in Morocco.* The award-winning  Vijay Patel Building provides both the space and the facilities to foster creative thinking. You will also benefit from a range of industry-standard analysis tools that can be used for teaching and research purposes such as AutoCAD, Adobe Creative Suite and Building Information Modelling.* We provide core workshop materials at no cost, and give cash awards – £150, £200 and £300 in years one, two and three respectively – to support personal materials/printing costs** This new course is currently pending accreditation from the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, which will mean your learning is kept relevant to industry and recognised by employers as a benchmark of quality.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 14,250per year

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Students must hold 112 points from at least 2 A levels or BTEC Extended Diploma DMM or International Baccalaureate: 26+ PointsPlus five GCSEs grades 9-4 including English Language or Literature and Maths or Science at grade 4 or above.


University information

De Montfort University

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  • Campus address

    De Montfort University, The Gateway, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE1 9BH, England

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