BSc (Hons) Building Surveying

Career Roles

What roles do UCEM graduates do after studying this programme?

  • Building Surveyor
  • Graduate Building Surveyor
  • Chartered Surveyor
  • Estate Manager
  • Maintenance Surveyor
  • Project Manager

What do some of these roles involve?

  • Building Surveys
  • Project Management
  • Dilapidation claims
  • Insurance Assessments
  • Neighbourly matters
  • Party wall notices, right to light etc
  • Contract administration
  • Fire risk assessment
  • Estate matters such as boundary disputes, land ownership, disposals, wayleaves and leases
  • Facilities Management and space planning
  • Response and void inspections
  • Building Surveys

Employment Opportunities

What kind of employers do UCEM graduates work for?

  • Property consultants
  • Building Consultancies
  • Social Housing providers such as Housing Associations
  • Central and Local Government
  • Engineering Consultancies
  • Healthcare
  • Property developers


How much could I earn?

Experience Earnings
Starting salaries range from: £18,000 to £28,000
Experienced: £35,000 – £50,000
Senior: £60,000+
Median Salary of UCEM graduates after 15 months: £33,000


Professional Qualifications

What professional qualifications could I achieve?

  • Chartered Membership of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors
  • Associate Membership of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors
  • Chartered Membership of the Chartered Institute of Building

Graduate Success

How successful are graduates in finding a role in the industry?

  • 98% of UCEM graduates are working in the property and construction industry 15 months after graduation