This programme provides students with a rigorous understanding of the principles and practice involved in building surveying up to Bachelor's degree standard.
The programme provides the academic underpinning necessary to prepare students for a career as a chartered surveyor recognised by RICS and/or other related international professional bodies.
This programme is primarily designed for people with an interest in building, facilities management or property who wish to further their career with a degree or gain professional membership of one of the accrediting organisations. Students often already work in, or are associated with, the property and building sectors. Such employment is not mandatory, but is desirable.
- Further your career in building, facilities management and property
- Satisfy the academic requirements for Chartered Membership of RICS and/or CIOB
- Learn from the largest provider of qualified building surveyors to the industry, with an outstanding reputation
- Strengthen your skills in building surveying.
If you successfully complete all elements of the programme, you will be awarded the BSc Building Surveying from the College of Estate Management and will be entitled to use the designatory letters BSc. If applicable, you will be entitled to denote Honours, i.e. BSc (Hons), which is a current requirement for Membership of RICS, CIOB and/or HKIS.
4.5 years (Standard)
If you are not in full time employment you have the option to accelerate your programme of study, please contact the Admissions Team to find out more information
15-20 hours of study a week for 42 weeks per annum
02 September 2013
03 March 2014
30 September 2013
31 March 2014
£920 per module x 17 modules (Usually students undertake 2 modules per semester)
Total course fee: £15,640 (total cost indicative)
Re-Accreditation in progress
You should have:
- 230 UCAS tariff points, which must include two A Level passes. 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
- Applicants below 230 UCAS tariff points may be considered on merit
- English language proficiency
- Mathematics Grade C or above at GCSE or equivalent
Evidence is required in the form of certificates or statements. You should send photocopies that have been certified by a Member or Fellow of RICS, CIOB or HKIS. Please do not send original documents.
Advanced standing (module exemptions)
If you have studied a related subject at an equivalent or higher academic level you may be eligible for advanced standing.
Please note, as this is a new course for 2013/14 we will only be offering Year 1 modules in the October 2013 and April 2014 semesters. For this reason applicants who are eligible for advanced standing are instead able to apply for a place on the University of Reading BSc Programme, taught in conjunction with the College of Estate Management.
If you think you are eligible for advanced standing please contact the Admissions Team for further information on the University of Reading BSc Programme and how to apply.
The following table shows the modules to be studied and the framework of the degree. This is the recommended Study Plan for those in full time employment.
All modules are 20 credit modules with the exception of the Project module which is 40 credits.
Assessment consists of a mix of assignments and examinations.