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BSc (Hons)Building Surveying

Coventry University
United Kingdom, Coventry / London
Tuition fee To be confirmed
Course code K230
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Accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and
Chartered Institute of Building

This course will equip you with the knowledge and skills to be able
to give expert advice on construction, maintenance, repair and
refurbishment of buildings, always ensuring compliance with building

If you choose this course you will benefit from:

  • A course which is accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered
    Surveyors (RICS) and the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) which
    prepares you for a career as a building surveyor
  • The opportunity to take a full year work placement which can count
    towards your professional practice qualification
  • Academic staff who are active researchers and consultants in their
    field and who have professional industrial experience which they bring
    into their teaching
  • Studying with a wide range of other professional disciplines in an
    integrated department of architecture, building and civil engineering,
    reflecting the modern interdisciplinary nature of construction
  • Integrated project work, running through each year of the course,
    where theory is put into practice as soon as it is learned
  • Further study and specialisation is available by undertaking a PhD
    or our MSc in Building Surveying – a significant element of which is
    based around work-based learning

The course themes include: building pathology, construction
technology and environmental services, contract administration, design
and specification, surveying techniques and principles, legal and
regulatory compliance, commercial management of construction,
conservation and restoration, measurement of land and property, and
quantification and costing of construction works.

In the first year you will be introduced to the fundamental topics of
building design and the construction process, which are essential to
practitioners in all of the construction professions.

In the second year you will focus on the practical aspects of what a
building surveyor needs to know regarding building pathology, defect
diagnosis and remedies. Construction law, conservation and adaptation
of buildings also feature heavily at this level.

In your final year you will focus on topics such as contract
management, urban regeneration, and facilities and asset management.

Career opportunities

Career prospects exist wherever new buildings are being contemplated,
existing buildings are being refurbished or where building work
requires professional control. Recent graduates have found employment
with companies such as Malcolm Hollis Partnership, Watts, Bailey
Garner, Davis Langdon and BAM Construction.

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Application start
Aug 1, 2018
Application deadline
Aug 1, 2018 23:59
Europe/Tallinn time

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States