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Course summary

Course Overview

  • Develop the analytical and intellectual skills you’ll need for a successful career in Building Surveying. Step outside of the classroom and gain hands-on, real-world industry experience.
  • Our stimulating, problem-solving approach engages you with the whole building surveying process. You’ll spend time out and about in the local environment and on construction sites.
  • Assessment of your work is balanced between the academic requirements of a degree and the practical nature of your chosen career. Rather than writing academic essays, you’ll be producing reports and projects based on real-life scenarios.
  • The course is delivered flexibly, including part-time delivery just one day per week, allowing you to study whilst in employment.
  • There’s an optional 48-week sandwich placement in industry for full-time students between Year 2 and Year 3.
Why study with us
  • Benefit from the latest high-quality equipment and facilities available in our new £35m Engineering Innovation Centre.
  • Our graduates are highly regarded and have secured employment with large organisations such as BAE Systems.
  • Study with students on the construction project management, facilities management and quantity surveying degrees, for valuable knowledge sharing.


Year 1: Study Skills, Basic Mathematics, ICT, Practical Skills, Design Studies, Analytical Studies Year 2: Compulsory Modules; Construction Technology, STET, Professional Practice (A), Professional Practice (B), Introduction to Law & Procurement, Management & Economics Year 3: Compulsory Modules; Construction Technology, Production Economics, Construction Law, Construction Quantification, Management & Project Planning, Professional Practice - QS Year 4: Compulsory Modules; Facilities Management (optional), Project Analysis & Appraisal, Maintenance Management, Professional Practice - BS, Professional Practice - QS, Dissertation/Project, Project Management & BIM

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • Chartered Surveyors, Royal Institution of
  • Chartered Institute of Building

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6with no component score less than 5.5 (To have been taken within two years of the course commencement date)

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £6000 Year 1
Northern Ireland £6000 Year 1
Scotland £6000 Year 1
Wales £6000 Year 1
Channel Islands £6000 Year 1

Additional fee information

Please note fees for the foundation year will be £6,000, and then £9,250 per year for the remainder of the course. *subject only to annual increase in line with UK Retail Price Index inflation rate
Building Surveying (Foundation Entry) at University of Central Lancashire - UCAS