Undergraduate Pathway in Property and Surveying

From refurbishing a small house to overseeing multi-million-pound development schemes, property development is a fast-paced and demanding industry. The risks are high, but so too are the potential rewards. The BSc (Hons) in Property Development is a solid grounding to find success as a property professional.

Pathways at the University of Portsmouth


Stage 2: First Year Degree


ICP, University of Portsmouth.

Faculty of Technology, University of Portsmouth.

Degree awards from the University of Portsmouth

  • BSc (Hons) Building Surveying
  • BSc (Hons) Property Development
  • BSc (Hons) Quantity Surveying

Popular Careers

  • Commercial Banking
  • Graduate building surveyor
  • Graduate project manager
  • Graduate structural engineer
  • Property developer
  • Construction engineer
  • Quantity surveyor

BSc (Hons) Quantity Surveying brings together the entrepreneurial skills of the property developer with the professional acumen of the modern-day quantity surveyor. The course will allow you to develop an in-depth understanding of the social, economic and technical issues at the heart of any construction project. Accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), this course gives you a faster route to becoming a Chartered Quantity Surveyor after you graduate. The course is also accredited by the Board of Quantity Surveyors Malaysia (BQSM) giving you eligibility for registration.

On this course you can:

  • Visit sites and study locally based case studies that will introduce you to the professional markets and environments.
  • Attend and contribute to current debates by visiting guest speakers.
  • Get out of the classroom through on-site visits and an optional European study trip.
  • Use the university suite of Building Information Modelling (BIM) software.

BSc (Hons) Property Development degree course gives you the entrepreneurial spirit and commercial, managerial, technical and creative skills you need to start a career in this field.

This course is one of the few property development courses accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS). This gives you the option to become a Chartered Surveyor after the course.

This accreditation also lets potential employers know that this course gives you the relevant skills and abilities you need to work in the industry when you graduate.

On this course you can:

  • Use specialist building facilities, including our experimental house, environmental, materials, structures, hydraulics and geotechnics labs, and suite of Building Information Modelling (BIM) software.
  • Get out of the classroom through on-site visits and an optional European study trip.
  • Be inspired with visits from guest speakers with key industry experience, including property developers and land agents.

BSc (Hons) Building Surveying provides you with the underpinning knowledge and skills you will need to be able to make recommendations on the construction, extension, repair and restoration of buildings. This BSc (Hons) Building Surveying degree course is accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS). It gives you the technical skills and hands-on experience to perform this pivotal role and is the first step towards becoming a Chartered Building Surveyor.

On this course you can:

  • Develop the skills you need for a specialist career in building surveying, as well as abilities relevant to facilities management, project management and building conservation.
  • Get out of the classroom with hands-on practical surveying in real buildings.
  • Use laboratory and test house facilities, where you’ll study material performance, surveying and Building Information Modelling (BIM) techniques.
Program taught in:
  • English

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Last updated June 28, 2019
This course is Campus based
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2 semesters
12,900 GBP
Nov 29, 2019
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