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Course summary

This programme provides the academic underpinning and skills necessary to prepare you for a career as a building control surveyor up to Bachelor’s degree standard. Whether you’re at the beginning of your career or building on your experience, now is the time to enhance you prospects with an industry-leading and accredited undergraduate degree at UCEM. This is an industry-recognised qualification that provides you with the academic preparation you need for a career as a chartered surveyor. It is a fully supported online programme with great flexibility to earn while you learn, giving you the ability to study anywhere in the world. This programme is accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), The Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) AND The Chartered Association of Building Engineers (CABE). This programme is for you if: 1. You want to begin or further your career in building control surveying 2. You want to study an accredited programme and gain professional membership. 3. You want to learn the principles of building control surveying and strengthen your skills in the practice


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Assessment method

The types of assessments used on this programme will include coursework (such as essays, reports, portfolios, reflections, problem or short questions or video presentations), computer-based assessments and computer-marked assessments (CMAs). The exact combinations of assessment will vary from module to module.

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 £22440 Whole course
International £22440 Whole course
England £22440 Whole course
Northern Ireland £22440 Whole course
Scotland £22440 Whole course
Wales £22440 Whole course
Channel Islands £22440 Whole course

Additional fee information

£1,320 per module x 17 modules (usually students undertake 2 modules per semester). Total programme fee £22,440.
Building Control at University College of Estate Management - UCAS