University of Westminster

Course Introduction

Building surveying is a dynamic professional discipline which centres on the physical, functional and economic performance of buildings. Around the world, building surveyors offer a wide range of professional services, not only in their traditional role but also in associated disciplines such as project management, facilities management and construction administration.

This course will provide you with the principal skills you need as a building surveyor. You will gain a thorough understanding of the construction process, the speci'cations of building work and the identi'cation and correction of faults in existing buildings. You will also gain knowledge of the professional, managerial and legal aspects of building performance, along with the transferable and cognitive skills necessary for lifelong personal and professional development.

Course Modules

The modules focus on three main areas of technology, management and design. You will take six modules each year; core subjects include environmental design and engineering, fabric and performance, design principles, structures, low carbon construction, maintenance and refurbishment, and applied building surveying, as well as design projects in Year 2 and 3. In your final year you will also choose one of four management option modules, focusing on management and professional practice, project evaluation and development, strategic management, or procurement and commercial management. You will have the opportunity to complete field trips, internships

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Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
3 years
Full Time
Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons) £9,250 Home Fees
3 years
Full Time
Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons) £12,750 Overseas Fees