School of Architecture and Built Environment

BSc (Hons) Building Surveying with Foundation Year

BSc (Hons) Full-time 4 years, Part-time 8 years

The aim of this course is to equip graduates with the skills and knowledge to enable them to pursue a professional career as a Chartered Building Surveyor within the built environment. 

The aim of this course is to equip graduates with the skills and knowledge to enable them to pursue a professional career as a Chartered Building Surveyor within the built environment. 

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BSc (Hons)
Start date(s)
16 September 2024
UCAS Code
K232
Course specifications
Course length
Full-time (4 years),Part-time (8 years)
Campus location
Wolverhampton City Campus
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Why choose this course?

This course is professionally accredited by:
  • Chartered Association of Building Engineers (CABE)

What's unique about this course?

  • Taught in Springfield Super Campus
  • Accredited by the Chartered Association of Building Engineers (CABE)
  • Access to multiple fully functional industrial laboratories
  • Access to state-of-the-art VR and AR technology

What happens on the course?

The aims of the BSc Building Surveying course are to:

  • Enable you to gain the essential skills of Building Surveying focussing on design and technology, economics and law and the specific applications to refurbishment and property management.
  • To develop skills including team working, giving presentations, report writing, drawing and project understanding.
  • To advance your understanding of other construction professions by multi-disciplinary group projects concentrating on communication, delegation and leadership. 

Course Modules

Potential Career Paths

Additional Information

Everything you need to know about this course!

The BSc (Hons) Degree in Building Surveying offers:

  • Accreditation by the Chartered Association of Building Engineers (CABE).
  • The potential to have a year out in industry by carrying out a student placement.
  • A comprehensive academic and vocational approach to teaching and learning of key building surveying skills.
  • An established recognised course by local and regional employers.
  • A course designed to provide the wide range of skills and knowledge required for Building Surveying and place these within the residential and commercial industry sectors.

Students in the School of Architecture and Built Environment will be taught in our brand new £120m Springfield Super Campus which is Europe’s largest construction centre of excellence. Find out more about Springfield Campus.

The BSc (Hons) in Building Surveying enables you to:

  • Join a course that is accredited by the Chartered Association of Building Engineers (CABE).
  • Improve your employability skills by combining academic theory with the key practical requirements of a Building Surveyor, i.e. defects analysis, sketching, drawing, building pathology, refurbishment and development case studies.
  • Develop and practise meetings, giving presentations, communication skills, problem solving, and team working.

Location Mode Fee Year
Home Full-time £9250 per year 2022-23
Home Full-time £9250 per year 2022-23
Home Full-time £9250 per year 2023-24
Home Full-time £9250 per year 2023-24
Home Full-time £9250 per year 2024-25
Home Part-time £3120 per year# 2022-23
Home Part-time £3120 per year# 2022-23
Home Part-time £4625 per year# 2023-24
Home Part-time £4625 per year# 2023-24
Home Part-time £4625 per year# 2024-25
International Full-time £13450 per year 2022-23
International Full-time £13450 per year 2022-23
International Full-time £14450 per year 2023-24
International Full-time £14450 per year 2023-24
International Full-time £14950 per year 2024-25

The University is committed to a transparent fee structure, with no hidden costs, to help you make an informed decision. This includes information on what is included in the fee and how fees are calculated and reviewed

# Undergraduate part-time fees for 50% rate of study

Prepare for Foundation Pathway: - We will consider mature applicants (age 21 or over) who have not achieved 48 UCAS points (equivalence) from prior level 3 qualifications, if you have a keen interest in this subject area or hold relevant experience.  You will be required to attend a compulsory Prepare for foundation assessment day where you will take part in a variety of activities which will assess your suitability for the course.  If you would like more advice and guidance about this admissions pathway, please contact Gateway to discuss and support you making an application to us.

Academic Pathway: - 48+ UCAS tariff points

Either

  • A-levels: Grade profile of DD
  • Access to HE Diploma: (60 credits) of which a minimum of 45 must be at Level 3 (48 UCAS point equivalence, minimum 45 credits at pass)
  • BTEC: Grade profile of PPP
  • T-Level: Pass grade with a core component profile less than C.
  • Tariff: Other Level 3 qualifications are accepted for entry. A minimum of 48 UCAS Tariff points will be required.
  • International entry requirements and application guidance can be found here

Use the UCAS Tariff calculator to check your qualifications and points

Other Requirements: Applicants must be 18 years old or above at the start of the course.

Chartered Association of Building Engineers (CABE)

Accredited by the Chartered Association of Building Engineers (CABE).

Tuition Fees Loan (Home Fee Status):

Most students will be able to apply for a loans to pay for these subject to eligibility. To find out more information please refer to the government Student Finance website.

Changes for EU students:

The UK government has confirmed that EU students starting courses from 1 August 2021 will normally be classified as having Overseas Fee status. More information about the change is available at UKCISA:

EU citizens living in the UK with 'settled' status, and Irish nationals living in the UK or Ireland, will still be classified as Home students, providing they meet the usual residency requirements, for more information about EU Settlement Scheme (EUSS) click here.


Self-funding:

If you don’t want to take out a loan to pay your fees or if you aren’t eligible to receive a loan, you might want to take advantage of the University’s scheme to pay by instalments: See How to pay.

For more information please contact the Gateway.


Your employer, embassy or organisation can pay for your Tuition fees:

If your employer, embassy or organisation agrees to pay all or part of your tuition fees; the University will refer to them as your sponsor and will invoice them for the appropriate amount.

We must receive notification of sponsorship in writing as soon as possible, and before enrolment, confirming that the sponsor will pay your tuition fees.


Financial Hardship:

Students can apply to the Dennis Turner Opportunity Fund.

for help with course related costs however this cannot be used for fees or to cover general living costs.


Bursaries and Scholarships:

In addition the University also offers a range of Bursaries and Scholarships packages

You can find more information on the University’s Funding, cost, fee and support pages.

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