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Building Surveying with Foundation Year BSc (Hons)

University of Salford

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UCAS CODE: K232

Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

**Building Surveyors look at building pathology, focusing on refurbishment, reuse, development, restoration, repair, and conservation. As our growing cities adapt to the changing needs of the 21st century, our RICS-accredited BSc (Hons) Building Surveying with Foundation Year degree could open up a rewarding future.**Providing a gateway to professional status, our Building Surveying course will advance your knowledge through a series economic, legal, technical design and management modules. Accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), and developed in consultation with industry, you’ll be educated to the highest professional standards.Through this course, led by international experts, you’ll gain a comprehensive knowledge base. You’ll learn about the construction industry and its legal and regulatory framework. You’ll explore the relationship between a building and its internal and external environments. You’ll recognise how to diagnose problems with existing buildings and be aware of conservation and regeneration.The Foundation Year of the four-year programme provides you with an understanding of the key subjects in built environment practice to meet the prerequisites for studying a full degree course. Learning focuses on effective communication and study skills combined with built environment specific teaching. You will be introduced to theories and concepts in buildings, construction and surveying. On completion of the Foundation Year, you will progress on to year one of your selected degree for the remaining three years of your studies.Learning takes place in our Peel Park campus, just a couple of kilometres from buzzing Manchester, a property and construction hotspot recently voted the UK’s most liveable city.* Mirroring the collaborative real-world, you’ll complete projects and problem-solving activities alongside Salford’s other built environment students. We‘ll also encourage you to take an additional placement year to develop further professional and technical skills in the workplace.*The Economist, 2019Features• Gain the knowledge and skills to describe, explain, evaluate, and apply building construction techniques• Learn to identify and use appropriate strategies and technologies applicable to building surveying practice• Develop an understanding of the interactions between a building and its internal and external environments• Gain the ability to identify symptoms and diagnose defects found in a diverse range of building types• Understand urban regeneration so you can participate in future sustainable regeneration initiativesPlease note this course is not available to students requiring a Tier 4 Visa.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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10,200per year

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

University information

University of Salford

  • University League Table

    92nd

  • Campus address

    University of Salford, The Crescent, Salford, Manchester, M5 4WT, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    8th out of 10

  • Entry standards

    / Max 138
    109 54%

    6th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    n/a

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.64 73%

    8th

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