Building Surveying – BSc (Hons)

Why choose this course?

The aims of the BSc Building Surveying course are:

  • to enable you to gain the essential skills of Building Surveying focusing on design and technology, economics and law and the specific applications to refurbishment and property management.
  • to develop skills including team working, giving presentations, report writing, drawing and project understanding.
  • to advance your understanding of other construction professions by multi-disciplinary group projects concentrating on communication, delegation and leadership.

Why Wolverhampton?

The BSc (Hons) Degree in Building Surveying offers:

  • accredition by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and satisfies the academic requirements for full membership of the RICS. Upon successful completion of the course you will need to spend time in employment and pass the RICS’ Assessment of Professional Competence before gaining full RICS membership.
  • the potential to have a year out in industry by carrying out a student placement.
  • a comprehensive academic and vocational approach to teaching and learning of key Building Surveying skills.
  • an established recognised course by local and regional employers.
  • a course designed to provide the wide range of skills and knowledge required for Building Surveying and place these within the residential and commercial industry sectors.

We are currently developing the Springfield Campus which will be Europe’s largest construction centre of excellence. Join us as the exciting development takes shape and from 2019/20 students in the School of Architecture and the Built environment will be taught from the new campus.

Find out more about Springfield Campus.

Entry Requirements

2018 Entry

GCSE English & Mathematics at grade C+/4 or equivalents.


  • A minimum of grade BB or CCE from A Levels or equivalent.
  • BTEC QCF Extended Diploma grade MMP, BTEC QCF Diploma grade DM
  • If you’ve got other qualifications or relevant experience, please contact The Gateway for further advice before applying.
  • International entry requirements and application guidance can be found here
  • Successful completion of the International Foundation Year in Science and Engineering guarantees entry on to this course

Other Requirements

Students must have studied a minimum of two years post GCSE level. However, it is expected that some applicants will be mature students with work experience, who wish to further their career development. These applicants will be processed through standard procedures, which may involve an interview as part of the process. Please see for further information.

Those who do not meet the entry requirements may be offered an alternative course.

Note these entry requirements are subject to any change the RICS may make to their entry requirement threshold for its partnership courses.

Courses fees and finance

2018/9 Home/EU International
Full time £9,250 £11,700
Part time # £2,925

The University also offers a range of Bursaries and Scholarships in addition to other financial support packages

These fees are applicable for new entrants in 2018/9. If you have any queries regarding the fees listed please contact

These fees are for the current academic year only. Any subsequent years may be subject to an annual increase, usually in line with inflation.

# Undergraduate part-time fees for 50% rate of study

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