What will I learn?

**Building Surveyors look at the pathology of buildings, focusing on opportunities for refurbishment, reuse, development, restoration, repair, or conservation. This foundation year pathway is designed to help you build a strong foundation in construction, surveying and design techniques, and the essential study skills you'll need to progress and succeed on the full BSc (Hons) Building Surveying degree.**This pathway is an excellent route if you want to study the full honours degree, but don't meet the direct entry requirements. On successful completion of the foundation year, you will progress on to the full honours degree which will provide a route towards professional status. Our building surveying degree course is accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), so you'll be educated to the highest industry standards, ready to build a rewarding career in the built environment sector.The introductory foundation year is designed to develop your awareness, understanding and problem-solving capabilities for typical challenges experienced in construction and the built environment. With a focus on your progression, the foundation year also introduces core skills in communication and teamwork that you will need to succeed at an advanced study level. For a further three years of study - or four, if you choose an industry placement, you'll cover building surveying modules in areas such as economics, law, technical design and management.As our growing cities adapt to the changing needs of the 21st century, studying building surveying at Salford can unlock some rewarding career roles that help to revitalise old properties for exciting new purposes an help to shape our built environment. Located at the heart of the largest property and construction market outside of London, Salford is a great choice for building surveying. With our industry-focused learning approach, you’ll visit local projects and receive live industry briefs that enhance your real-world knowledge and understanding.**Industry placements**On this course, you'll have the option to take an industrial placement year between years two and three. Although you'll be responsible for securing your placement, a tutor will support you, monitor your progress and assess your final placement report.

Which department am I in?

School of Science, Engineering and Environment

Study options

Full time including foundation year (4 Years)

Tuition fees
Information not available
Start date

September 2022

Venue

Main Site

The Crescent,

Salford,

Manchester,

M5 4WT, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants will need: a combined score of SAT I of at least 1260 with an individual minimum score in mathematics of 570 /800 and an individual minimum score of 610/800 in the evidence-based reading and writing section; or ACT with a score of at least 26; or grade 3, 3, 4 in three Advanced Placement Tests (APs) in specified subjects; or SAT II in three specified subjects at 575 or better (we will accept tests interchangeably as long as in total three subject areas are covered). We require IELTS 6.0 (with a minimum 5.5 in each component) or equivalent.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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