• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration

About

Get an insight into the surveyor's role within the construction and property industries. Learn through site visits, guest speakers and hands-on activities. Take a year's placement to enhance your employment prospects. Our tutors come from both academia and practice. They provide real-life examples and show you how to put theory into context. They're also dedicated to helping you become a highly skilled graduate that employers will value.

Where can it take me?

Our graduates have consistently high employment rates. We see them going into careers at every stage of the building lifecycle.They find jobs in the private and public sectors; with housing associations, property developers, construction companies, local authorities and heritage locations.

Careers / Further study

Our links with key employers such as Atkins, Kendall Kingscott and WSP mean that you'll graduate with a clear understanding of what employers want and what opportunities exist.

This Building Surveying (Hons) at University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) sets you up for a variety of roles in a range of careers at each stage of the building lifecycle.At the planning and construction stages, you might work as a project manager, building surveying consultant or contract admin.At the building management stage, opportunities include conservation officer and facilities manager.

Accreditation

BSc(Hons) Building Surveying is accredited by the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) and the Chartered Association of Building Engineers (CABE).

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details: Applicants can make a 'late' UCAS application up until 30 June, and at UWE Bristol, we continue to accept applications to a course until it’s full.
  • Programme intensity

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

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    • Duration description
      Three years full-time, four years sandwich
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 36 months
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Law, Economics and Management
  • Building Science
  • Construction Technology and Services
  • Design Process
  • Residential Refurbishment and Maintenance
  • Commercial Development
  • Procurement and Contract Law

          English Language Requirements

          You only need to take one of these language tests:

          • Minimum required score:

            80

            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. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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          • 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 B2):

            169

            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

          Pathway Courses

          Some international students may need additional education in order to qualify for a degree. In conjunction with its partner organisation, Kaplan International Pathways, the University of West England, Bristol offers a number of entry route options for students, including undergraduate and postgraduate pathway courses.

          A pathway course offers complete preparation for university-level study, and is taken at the UWE Bristol’s International College. Upon successful completion of their course at the required level, students planning to progress are guaranteed a place on their chosen degree.

          • Tariff points: 112
          • GCSE: For all applicants, Grade C/4 or above in English Language and Mathematics, or equivalent. Please note the University does not accept Level 2 Key Skills, Functional Skills or Certificates in Adult Numeracy and Literacy as suitable alternatives to GCSEs.
          • A-level subjects: No specific subjects required. You can include points from A-Level General Studies and AS-Level subjects (not taken onto full A-Level) towards overall tariff. You must have at least one A-Level.

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          Tuition Fee

          • International

            13000 GBP/year
            Tuition Fee
            Based on the original amount of 13000 GBP per year 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.

          Living costs for Bristol

          • 750 - 1260 GBP/month
            Living Costs

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

          Funding

          The funding that you are eligible for depends on your fee status, the type of programme you are studying and when you start your UWE Bristol studies. 

          Please note: To be considered for a scholarship, you must hold an offer to study at the University and fulfil certain eligibility. The scholarship availability, amount and eligibility will depend on the country and/or region that you come from.

          For the best chance of being considered for a scholarship, we recommend that you apply early for the course that you are interested in studying.

          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.

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          Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, Studyportals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.