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Building Surveying, HNC (LSEC, Bexley Campus) Undergraduate prospectus

Study for an HNC in Building Surveying at London South East Colleges (LSEC) in Bexley, accredited by The University of Greenwich.

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LSEC, Bexley


2 years part time



This Building Surveying programme is designed to provide you with a high level of understanding of the design, function, construction and statutory requirements for buildings of all classes and to prepare you for more advanced employment in the construction industry.

The programme consists of a combination of core and optional courses which provide appropriate training in each case for students with technical employment in the field of Quantity Surveying (estimators and cost analysts), architectural technicians, building surveying, building control or construction management (site managers).

The courses have been designed to include a high level of academic and practical elements. Enrolment on the programme entitles you to become student member of the CIOB, RICS and CIAT. The programme is also recognised nationally and internationally by employers in the construction industry.

Degree structure

Year 1

  • Project Evaluation & Design
  • Construction Technology &Environmental Design
  • Construction Technology & Materials
  • Management Principles
  • Building Law & Contract Administration
  • Construction Economics & Finance
  • Construction Management
  • Building Design & Maintenance Studies.

Year 2

  • Measurement
  • Building Conversion & Adaptation
  • Design History
  • Design Studies
  • Project
  • Assessment & Management of Risk
  • Tendering & Estimation
  • Site Engineering & Surveying.

What you'll study

Entry requirements

1 A-level or AVCE with a minimum of 60 UCAS points, Edexcel National Diploma or Certificate in Construction and mature students with relevant industry experience.

Extra information


All units are graded as pass, merit or distinction. Students must pass each unit to get the overall Diploma qualification at the end of the programme. Assessment is through assignments, including essay, examinations, portfolio building.


Progression onto a relevant degree programme at University and/or membership/chartership with relevant construction bodies.

Fees and finance

Your time at university should be enjoyable and rewarding, and it is important that it is not spoilt by unnecessary financial worries. We recommend that you spend time planning your finances, both before coming to university and while you are here. We can offer advice on living costs and budgeting, as well as on awards, allowances and loans.

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