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Building Surveying Nottingham Trent University Degree level: Undergraduate

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Building surveyors are advisers for the property and construction industry, identifying defects and suggesting options for maintenance and repair. Core aspects of the role include the development of new buildings, alongside the refurbishment and restoration of existing properties.

This course will provide you with the skills and knowledge to become a specialist in this field.On this course you'll develop a detailed understanding of architectural styles and influences, the history of buildings and building techniques, the evaluation of building elements, and the performance of building materials.

Key features

  • Professional accreditation | Our course is triple accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) and the Chartered Association of Building Engineers (CABE). These represent your first step towards Chartered status.

  • NTU is renowned | We're ranked 2nd in the UK for Building and Town and Country Planning (Guardian University Guide 2019).

  • Live projects | Apply your learning to the real world, with opportunities to take part in site visits and live projects as part of the course. Previous projects have been set by companies such as Faithful+Gould and Gleeds.

  • Study trips | Experience inspiring trips in the UK and abroad, the cost of which is included in your course fees. Recently, students visited Malta to experience building process on the continent.

  • Outstanding employability | 94% of our BSc (Hons) Building Surveying sandwich students are in work or further study within six months of finishing their studies, earning an average graduate salary of £26,600 (latest DLHE survey, 2016-2017).

Course details

Modules

Year One

  • Professional, Academic and Business Skills (20 credit points)
  • Surveying Skills (20 credit points)
  • Construction (20 credit points)
  • Economics and Valuation (20 credit points)
  • Law (20 credit points)
  • Planning and Land Use (20 credit points)

Year Two

  • Structural Appraisal (20 credit points)
  • Contract Administration and Procurement (20 credit points)
  • Building Design Project (40 credit points)
  • Property Development: Principles and Practice (20 credit points)
  • Employability and Commercial Awareness (20 credit points)

Final Year

  • Heritage and Conservation (20 credit points)
  • Building Surveying Practice (40 credit points)
  • Research Project (20 credit points)
  • Building Pathology (40 credit points)

Professional bodies

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

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

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 code K231
Institution code N91
Campus name City Campus
Campus code 1

This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 120 points
A level BBB 120 UCAS Tariff points from three A-levels
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) DDM
Access to HE Diploma Pass your Access course with 60 credits overall with a minimum of 45 credits at level 3
GCSE/National 4/National 5 GCSE English grade C/4 or equivalent.
GCSE Maths grade C/4 or GCSE Science grade C/4 or equivalent
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) 120 UCAS Tariff points from your BTEC Level 3 National Diploma and one A-level or equivalent qualification
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate (first teaching from September 2016) 120 UCAS Tariff points from your BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate and two A-levels or equivalent qualifications

We also consider equivalent qualifications and combinations. Please contact Nottingham Trent University Admissions team for further information.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9,250 Year 1
EU £9,250 Year 1
International £14,500 Year 1
England £9,250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9,250 Year 1
Scotland £9,250 Year 1
Wales £9,250 Year 1

Additional fee information

Tuition fees are payable for each year that you are at University. The level of tuition fees for the second and subsequent years of your undergraduate course may increase in line with inflation and as specified by the UK government.

Provider information

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Nottingham Trent University
50 Shakespeare Street
Nottingham
NG1 4FQ


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