BSc (Hons) Building Surveying and the Environment - Course overview
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BSc (Hons) Building Surveying and the Environment


Plymouth wins 2013 RICS Global Showcase for best practice in Sustainable Development in Surveying Higher Education





choose: a professional degree

This degree is your gateway to a well-paid, meaningful professional career dealing with the care and development of property. This course is fully accredited with the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS). This degree is also accredited by the Association of Building Engineers and recognised by the Chartered Institute of Building.

choose: excellent teaching

A course is only as good as the staff delivering it. 97% of our students agree that “staff make the subject interesting”

choose: sustainability

Sustainability has become the central drive for surveying professions and graduates

choose: employability

Our close industry contacts help graduates secure excellent positions with leading international, national and regional organisations.

choose: real projects

Each year features a group project based on a real scenario

choose: study tours

Fully funded field trips to destinations such as Stockholm, Paris, Berlin, New York and Barcelona.

choose: placement

We encourage students to undertake a paid professional placement year, supported by our dedicated placement officer.

choose: research

A combination of high-level professional experience and cutting-edge research outputs that directly support student learning.

choose: success 

“My time at the University was unquestionably the most valuable experience of my life.

Plymouth prepared me to enter and excel within the construction industry.” 

Barry Jones 2012 Building Surveying graduate working with BAM Construction