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Course summary

Explore the potential of buildings. You’ll design plans, help construct and manage structures, and make them sustainable by training to become a building surveyor. Gain the skills required in design, law, management and technology to become a chartered surveyor on this Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) accredited degree. As part of your course, you’ll:

  • Study the design and construction of new buildings as well as the repair, refurbishment and management of existing structures
  • Consider the historic elements of the built environment and discover how different aspects work together
  • Learn how to maintain and enhance buildings that are important to our heritage
  • Gain hands-on experience during site visits to modern developments and historic projects
  • Develop your collaborative working skills
  • Study software application and modelling tools
ACCREDITATIONS This course is accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) Find out more We have strong relationships with companies in the region and you’ll be taught by building surveyors. Visiting planners, architects, researchers and civil and structural engineers will deliver guest lectures and share up-to-date experience of their work in the field. Creating industry connections If you’re studying full-time, you’ll have the opportunity to undertake a placement year in industry to gain invaluable work experience. You’ll also be encouraged to become a member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS). As a graduate, you’ll be eligible for full membership of the RICS following a period of approved professional practice. You’ll also need to complete a successful final assessment of professional competence by the RICS. Why study Building Surveying at Leeds Beckett University...
  • Fantastic placements and sandwich year opportunities
  • Local/regional site visits
  • Opportunity to network with industry professionals
  • Industry experienced expert teaching team
  • Real-life projects


Year 1 Core Modules:

  • Introduction to Construction Measurement & Estimating
  • Introduction to Construction Technology
  • Law in the Built Environment
  • Building Design Through the Ages
  • Building Science & Services
  • Built Environment Economics
Year 2 Core Modules:
  • Building Pathology
  • Construction Communications & Application
  • Construction Technology
  • Building Surveying Commercial Management
  • Contract Practice
  • Interdisciplinary Practice
  • Experiential Learning (part-time students only)
Year 3 Core Modules:
  • Commercial Construction Management
  • Facilities Maintenance Management
  • Inter-Professional Consultancy
  • Refurbishment & Conservation
  • Dissertation
- Experiential Learning (part-time students only)

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1

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