Building surveyors are advisors for the property and construction industry, identifying defects and suggesting options for maintenance and repair. Core aspects of the role include the development of new buildings, alongside the refurbishment and restoration of existing properties. This course will provide you with the skills and knowledge to become a specialist in this field. You will develop a detailed understanding of architectural styles and influences, the history of buildings and building techniques, the evaluation of building elements, and the performance of building materials. You’ll learn to test and analyse all aspects of building performance, advise on alternative uses of existing buildings, supervise remediation and refurbishment projects, and to apply health and safety legislation. **Key features** - You'll benefit from outstanding career prospects. 94% of our BSc (Hons) Building Surveying sandwich students are in work or further study within six months of finishing their studies, earning an average graduate salary of £26,600 (DLHE, 2016-2017). - NTU is one of the leading providers of property education in the UK. We're ranked 2nd in the UK for Building, Town and Country Planning (Guardian University Guide 2019). - Our course is triple-accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), the Chartered Institute of Buildings (CIOB), and the Chartered Association of Building Engineers (CABE), recognising the quality and relevance of our course content. - Apply your learning to the real world, with opportunities to take part in site visits and live projects as part of the course. Previous projects have been set by companies such as Faithful+Gould and Gleeds. - Experience inspiring trips in the UK and abroad, the cost of which is included in your course fees. Previous trips have included visits to Prague, Malta, Milan and Berlin. - Gain vital skills and experience in the workplace by undertaking a one-year placement. - Benefit from our Building Blocks financial package, supporting you throughout your time at NTU and enabling you to make the most of your studies. As well as money towards the cost of your course materials, you’ll also benefit from study trips and live projects, included in the cost of your course fees, and a pre-paid printing allowance. - Successful completion of our course is the professional route to becoming a chartered surveyor. - Our expert academic team have extensive professional practice experience, and links with industry and professional bodies. You'll also benefit from visiting industry experts who lecture as part of the course. - Join a course with excellent student satisfaction. 94% of our BSc (Hons) Building Surveying sandwich students are satisfied with the quality of their course (National Student Survey 2017).