BSc Building Surveying (BSc (Hons))

University College of Estate Management the United Kingdom

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The award
BSc (Hons)

How long you will study
3 - 8 Years

Domestic course fees
GBP 950 per module

How you will study
distance, online

Course starts
March, September

International course fees
GBP 950 per module

All study options

About BSc Building Surveying at University College of Estate Management

This course is an extensive exploration of every academic aspect involved in developing the skills of a chartered surveyor. Exploring the entire landscape involved in the role, it provides students with an essential and intimate understanding of the principles and practices of building surveying. It prepares you for a career as a chartered surveyor and is accredited by RICS and CIOB.

As you embark upon your career you’ll discover that many chartered surveyors started at exactly this point, with CEM. You’ll be in great company, with a renowned and highly respected qualification.

Who should study this course?
This course is designed for those with a keen interest in building, facilities management or property and who want to improve career choices by gaining a degree and professional membership of one of the industry’s influential bodies.
Many students who opt for this course are already working in, or are associated with, the property and building sectors, property management companies, local authorities or the armed forces.


  • Develop your career in a wide variety of fields in building, facilities management and property
  • Progress towards Membership of RICS, HKIS and/or CIOB
  • Enrich your reputation with a qualification from one of the largest providers of qualified building surveyors to the industry
  • Strengthen your skills in building surveying – choose a project in the final year and hone in on your preferred area of expertise

Course outline

Below is a list of the modules included in this course and the structure which they follow.

Full module descriptions can be found at



  • Legal Studies – Level 4
  • People and Organisational Management – Level 4
  • Financial and Resource Management – Level 4
  • Economics – Level 4
  • Building, Environment, Technology 1 – Simple Construction – Level 4
  • Building, Environment, Technology 2 – Framed Structures – Level 4


  • Building, Environment, Technology 3 – Complex Structures – Level 5
  • Property Law – Level 5
  • Project and Cost Control – Level 5
  • Planning and Conservation – Level 5
  • Economics of Property and Construction – Level 5
  • Design and Structures – Level 5


Compulsory modules

  • Building Surveying Practice – Level 6
  • Building Pathology – Level 6
  • Project – Level 6

Optional modules

  • Construction Law – Level 6
  • Commercial Management in Construction – Level 6
  • Construction Project Management – Level 6
  • Commercial Property Management – Level 6
  • Professional Surveying Practice – Level 6
  • Valuation –- Context and Principles – Level 5
  • Strategic Facilities Management – Level 6
  • Planning and Environmental Law – Level 6

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardBSc (Hons)How you will studyDistance, OnlineHow long you will study3 - 8 years
    Course startsMarch, SeptemberDomestic course feesGBP 950 per moduleInternational course feesGBP 950 per module

Notes about fees for this course

£950 per module x 17 modules (usually students undertake 2 modules per semester)

Student Loans:
Eligible students (i.e. those domiciled in England) can apply to Student Finance England for student loans for this course

Total course fee: £16,150 (total cost indicative)

Supplemental fees for international postage may apply

Entry requirements

You should have: • 230 UCAS tariff points: o HNCs and HNDs in any discipline will be considered o Applicants with fewer than 230 UCAS tariff points may be considered on merit • English language proficiency • Mathematics Grade C or above at GCSE or equivalent You will be required to provide copies of your qualification certificates that have been verified to be true copies of the original by someone in a professional occupation. Please do not send original documents. Applicants who do not meet the standard entry requirements should ensure they complete the personal statement section of the application form.

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