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Overview

Building Surveyors are required to advise on and manage all aspects of the ever growing Built Environment.  As we utilise our buildings more efficiently and demand more from our urban spaces, the role of the building surveyor is becoming increasingly important. 

With this Building Surveying (Hons) course fom University of South Wales  you will learn how to advise on a range of topics from building control, building conservation, building defects, the planning system and the construction process.   You’ll be able to take responsibility for delivering buildings that are sustainable and designed to comply with all the necessary legal and regulatory requirements.

Career

There are various employment opportunities in this field, nationally and internationally. You could work in private practice, property departments, construction and development companies, or with government organisations. 

You will also have the technical, legal, economic and construction skills to work in a variety of professional Built Environment roles.

Some possible career options for graduates include:

  • Building Surveyor
  • Maintenance Manager
  • Building Inspector

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Management of Buildings
  • Building Surveying
  • Building Control
  • Building Conservation
  • Construction Technology

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    72

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • 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.

  • Minimum required score:

    50

    PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. Delivered and marked by computer, it reports on a scale between 10 and 90.

General Requirements

  • Typical A-Level Offer: BCC
  • Typical Welsh BACC Offer: Grade C and BC at A Level
  • Typical BTEC Offer: BTEC Extended Diploma Distinction Merit Merit
  • Typical IB Offer: Pass the International Baccalaureate Diploma with a minimum score of 29 overall including 5 or above in English at standard level
  • Typical Access to HE Offer: Pass the Access to HE Diploma and obtain a minimum of 96 UCAS tariff points

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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