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Building Surveying, BSc (Hons), with study abroad

Northumbria University, United Kingdom

 
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Subject ranking

Building
UK / The Times
15th
Building
UK / CUG
19th
Overall
UK / Guardian
53rd

Costs

Course feesS$29.7K / year
Entertainment, books
food & rent
S$17K / year
Beer S$6
MacDonalds S$11
Cinema S$14
Coffee S$5
TotalS$46.7K / year

Entry requirements

A Level BBB
Diploma 2.9
International Baccalaureate 31

Scholarships

Northumbria Undergraduate Global Scholarship
£3000 for tuition
Unlimited quantity
Alumni Discount
20% for tuition
Unlimited quantity
Northumbria Postgraduate Global Scholarship
£2000 for tuition
Unlimited quantity
British Chevening Scholarships
100% for tuition and living expenses
Limited quantity

Information

Course
Code
K230(2)
Upcoming
Intakes
Sep 2024
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HOTLINE
+65 6333 1300

Duration

4 years
Graduate
2028
About the course

Course summary

The work of a building surveyor is varied with no two days being the same and requires a technically minded pragmatic thinker who will become very adaptable.You can expect to use your technical and legal expertise in projects ranging from brand new multi million pound commercial developments to small-scale refurbishments and conversions of residential buildings in a variety of different roles including project manager, designer and contract administrator.Building pathology skills and knowledge will be regularly tested in the preservation of fragile or historic structures and the survey and inspection of a range of properties. As a building surveyor you will have a rewarding and fulfilling career due to the breadth of skills, knowledge and abilities you will gain. This professional course focuses heavily on employability with many of our graduates being retained by their placement employers for post-graduation employment across many different sectors from national consultancies, international employers to local practices and public sector employers. Our strong links with industry mean you will get to experience site visits and hear from professionals within industry to contextualise your academic studies. You will attend a residential trip field study visit to one of the UK major cities to compare practices. Through this course you will begin to develop the core competencies required to become a Chartered Building Survey along with some of the softer skills required within industry.Learning outcomes are aligned with the professional requirements of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and provide you with the foundations to allow you to develop the practical, analytical and problem-solving skills to be eligible for graduate membership and work towards being awarded chartered status post graduation.Northumbria University is ranked top 20 in Building, Town & Country Planning in the UK (Guardian University League Tables 2020).

Modules

For a full list of the modules on your course, please access the course pages at www.northumbria.ac.uk

Assessment method

Your tutors will use a variety of teaching methods, which may include lectures, seminars, problem-based workshops, case discussions, practical activities, group work and tutorials. Teaching is backed up by a well-designed support system that will underpin your learning journey. You will have access to a Guidance Tutor with whom you can discuss any academic issues. Extensive feedback from both tutors and peers is built into the course.


What you will learn

For a full list of the modules on your course, please access the course pages at www.northumbria.ac.uk

A local representative of Northumbria University in Singapore is available online to assist you with enquiries about this course.