University College of Estate Management

Degree level: Undergraduate

Building Control

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Course summary

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The BSc (Hons) Building Control provides students with a rigorous understanding of the principles and practice involved in building control up to Bachelor’s degree standard. This programme is delivered by supported online learning and is therefore very flexible as it can be studied in any location at any time. The programme provides the academic underpinning necessary to prepare students for a career as a Building Control Surveyor. Accreditation by RICS, CIOB and other professional bodies is currently being sought. This programme is primarily designed for people with an interest in building technology, building standards, fire safety, inclusive environments and energy conservation, who wish to further their career with a degree. Many of our students often already work in, or are associated with, the built environment sector. Such employment is not mandatory but is desirable. Why study this programme?

  • Gain a thorough grounding in the principles and practice of building control surveying and strengthen your skills
  • Progress your career as a building control surveyor
  • Competitively priced, allowing you to combine work with study
  • Learn from the largest provider of qualified built environment professionals to the industry, with an outstanding reputation

Course details

How to apply

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

96 UCAS tariff points. National Certificates and National Diplomas will be considered but must have good merit and distinction profiles (excluding common skills) Any HNCs and HNDs will be considered Or Completed an Advanced Apprenticeship in Surveying* or an Advanced Apprenticeship in Construction Technical* through which a Construction and Built Environment Diploma with a minimum DD profile was obtained or through which a Construction and Built Environment Extended Diploma with a minimum MMM profile was obtained, or an equivalent qualification Or A current Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) Associate qualification (AssocRICS) and be in relevant employment** * Completion of this apprenticeship will need to be evidenced through a verified copy of the apprenticeship completion certificate as issued by the apprenticeship certification body. ** Relevant employment is employment in a job role that will support the applicant in developing the required skills, knowledge and behaviours. Applicants who do not meet the requirements stated above, but who wish to be considered for this programme should refer to the UCEM Code of Practice: Admissions and Recognition of Prior Learning for the policy on non-standard admission.

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English language requirements

For undergraduate study you should possess one of the following: - Grade C or above in English (Language or Literature) at GCSE or its equivalent (Grade 4 for applicants holding newly reformed GCSEs in England) - Grade 5.5 or above, with at least 5.0 in the reading, writing and listening modules, in the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) test administered by the British Council in the academic test - 79 or above in the Internet option, 213 or above in the computer-based option or 550 or above in the paper-based option, of the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) - Grade C or above in Use of English at A/S Level

How to meet the language requirements

Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £19125 Whole course
International £19125 Whole course
England £19125 Whole course
Northern Ireland £19125 Whole course
Scotland £19125 Whole course
Wales £19125 Whole course
Channel Islands £19125 Whole course

Additional fee information

£1,125 per module x 17 modules (usually students undertake 2 modules per semester). Total programme fee £119,125.
Building Control at University College of Estate Management - UCAS