Edinburgh Napier University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Building Surveying

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Course summary

The Building Surveying course contains many practical applications throughout the modules, allowing you to gain the required academic knowledge as well as practical experience. All academic staff within the surveying subject group are Chartered Surveyors themselves with professional practice experience, which allows for academic and professional skills transfer to students. This course will teach you how to diagnose building faults, undertake inspections, and apply construction technology principles when advising on preventative or remedial solutions. You’ll develop knowledge of contractual procedures, insurance requirements, data collation methods and their application and the use of maintenance information and operational building maintenance policies. Please visit our website for full course and module details. The honours course is fully accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and you will be eligible for Chartered Surveyor status once you have gained suitable experience after graduating and met the competency requirements of the RICS. Please visit our website for full course and module details.

Course details


How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course codeK230
Institution code E59
Campus nameMerchiston Campus
Campus codeM

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 4

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff Not accepted
A level Not accepted
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) Not accepted
Access to HE Diploma Not accepted
Scottish Higher Not accepted

Minimum Year 4 Entry Requirements Irish Ordinary Degree - Pass in a relevant subject with 60% overall, with minimum 50% at first sitting in all final year subjects.


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6IELTS 6.0 overall with no component below 5.5.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Scotland £1820 Year 1
EU £15960 Year 1
International £15960 Year 1

Additional fee information

For Tuition Fee information please visit the specific course page on our website - https://www.napier.ac.uk/study-with-us/undergraduate
Building Surveying at Edinburgh Napier University - UCAS