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Building Surveying (Hons), B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #751 (QS) ,
Whether you’re looking to start a career in building surveying, or are an established professional, this Building Surveying (Hons) course at London South Bank University will give you new routes into the construction and property practice industries.

About

In the Building Surveying (Hons) B.Sc. from London South Bank University you’ll study a strong core of technology, alongside sustainable construction, property law and business management. If you study full-time, there’ll be the chance to carry out a work placement in the third year, improving your employment prospects further.

Why study at Building Surveying LSBU?

  • Great teaching: No. 1 London university: for 'satisfied with teaching' and 'satisfied with assessment' in Building, town and country planning (Guardian League Table). 
  • No.1  London modern university for research intensity in Building (Complete University Guide). 
  • History: we’ve been educating building professionals for over 100 years – and have strong industry connections 
  • Professional accreditation: we’re fully accredited by the Chartered Institute of Building. 
  • Career progression: This course will prepare you for a career in building surveying, allowing you to enter the profession at graduate surveyor level, where you can progress to chartered status through RICS-approved APC training. 
  • Flexible study: study full-time or part-time one day a week. 
  • This course is available as part of an apprenticeship programme. Find out more about apprenticeships.

Employability

For those who love buildings and enjoy variety in their work, building surveying is an interesting and stimulating career choice. Building surveyors advise clients about the design and construction of new buildings and maintenance and repair of existing buildings.

Many of our graduates enter the industry as trainees with quantity surveying/construction firms and organisations in UK and abroad. Recent graduates have gone onto jobs such as Graduate Building Surveyor and Property Manager.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 60 months
    • Duration description

      Sandwich option - 4 years

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Modules include:

  • Building services and environmental science
  • Building survey and inspection
  • Construction technology and materials
  • Construction technology and structures
  • Legal and economic context
  • Construction practice
  • Construction contract law
  • Estate and property asset management
  • Planning and development controls
  • Property inspection, repair and maintenance
  • Theory of architecture, design and conservation
  • Sustainable construction and the environment
  • Research paper
  • Project management
  • Management of the firm
  • Contract administration
  • European construction and property
  • Property law and valuation

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score (Grade C):

    180

    C1 Advanced is a Cambridge English Qualification. It reports on the Cambridge English Scale between 142 and 210. You will receive a separate score for each of the four skills (reading, writing, listening and speaking) and for Use of English. These five scores are averaged to give you an overall result for the exam. Universities and colleges may ask you to achieve a specific score, either overall or for a particular skill.

    Note: degree programmes and applications may require a more specific minimum score for admission.

Academic Requirements

  • A Level BBB or;
  • BTEC National Diploma DDM or;
  • Access to HE qualifications with 24 Distinctions and 21 Merits or;
  • Equivalent level 3 qualifications worth 128 UCAS points
  • Applicants must hold 5 GCSEs A-C including Maths and English or equivalent (reformed GCSEs grade 4 or above).
  • We welcome qualifications from around the world. English language qualifications for international students: IELTS score of 6.0 or Cambridge Proficiency or Advanced Grade C.

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Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    4166.6666666667 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12500 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA Applies to you

    3083.3333333333 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 36 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
Part-time
  • UK/EU fee: £27750
  • International fee: £37500

UK/EU (including any optional years) £27750

International (including any optional years) £37500

Living costs for London

  • 1137 - 2160 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

London South Bank University (LSBU) offers considerable financial help through scholarships, bursaries, charitable funds, loans and other financial support. Find the full list and other useful information on the university website page.

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