24 months
Duration
13000 GBP/year
1820 GBP/year
Unknown
Tuition fee
Unknown
Apply date
Unknown
Start date

About

Building Surveyors are key professionals within the acquisition, building management and development sectors of the property profession, advising on both commercial and residential building issues. The Building Surveying (Hons) is offered by Glasgow Caledonian University.

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

Building Surveying is an extremely varied profession, with main areas covering design, construction technology, conservation, Computer-Aided Design (CAD), Building Information Modeling (BIM), professional practice/studies, building pathology, performance, sustainability and regulation.

Building Surveying is an extremely varied profession, with main areas covering design, construction technology, conservation, Computer-Aided Design (CAD), Building Information Modeling (BIM), professional practice/studies, building pathology, performance, sustainability and regulation.

At GCU the emphasis is firmly on practical experience with site visits and live project work. Industry experts provide guest lectures and you will spend six to eight months on a work placement in Year 3. Those who aspire to become Chartered Surveyors will be working in a dominantly client facing environment. Excellent communication skills are therefore essential. There are opportunities to study abroad at our partner universities across Europe. Honours graduates can begin working to gain full membership of both the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB). The Building Surveying (Hons) is offered by Glasgow Caledonian University

Your career

There is always a high demand for our graduates; they have gone on to work for practices such as Jones Lang Lasalle, Watts, Trident, Cushman and Wakefield, CBRE, Doig + Smith, Colliers, Brown & Wallace, Knight Frank, Davis Langdon, Graham & Sibbald, Workman LLP, Thomson Bethune, P3 Consulting, GVA & City Property Glasgow. Others opt for employment within the public sector. Those that opt for Chartered Surveyor status (RICS) will have worldwide opportunities.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Principles of Construction Technology and Materials Study
  • Professional Orientation
  • Construction Engineering and Structures
  • Construction Contracts
  • Property Legislation and Economics
  • CAD Design
  • Building Performance
  • Construction Process Management and Safety

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 60 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

480 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

Year 1

  • Scottish Higher: Standard entry requirement: ABBC Nat 5: C (English and Maths)
  • Minimum entry requirement: ACCC Nat 5: C (English and Maths)
  • Minimum entry requirements are for widening access students only. If you are from a group that is not currently well-represented in higher education you may qualify as a widening access student. This includes living in a target postcode area, attending a target school or college, attending SWAP, are care-experienced or provide care for someone else, have refugee status or are an asylum seeker.
  • A level: CCC GCSE: C/4 (English and Maths)
  • ILC Higher: H2 H2 H2 H2 O2: (English and Maths) if not achieved at Higher level
  • IB Diploma: 26 points (incl Maths and English at 4)
  • BTEC: MMM Ext Dip in relevant subject GCSE: C/4 (English and Maths)
  • SWAP: Access to STEM - BBB

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    13000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13000 GBP per year during 24 months.
  • National

    1820 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1820 GBP per year during 24 months.
  • RUK: £9250

Living costs for Glasgow

620 - 1012 GBP /month
Living costs

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

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Our partners

Building Surveying (Hons)
-
Glasgow Caledonian University

Wishlist

Go to your profile page to get personalised recommendations!