Construction and surveying have been at the heart of our portfolio of courses since our inception in 1828. Today’s programmes, drawing upon the industry experience of professionally qualified lecturing staff and boasting graduates who have forged successful careers in the built environment, are as relevant and successful as they have ever been.
Why choose us?
- Our Building courses are ranked 7th in the UK for student satisfaction (Complete University Guide 2024).
- You’ll study alongside students on all the construction and surveying degrees, allowing you to share knowledge and enable you to choose the specialist route best suited to you.
- You’ll study using the latest high-quality equipment and facilities in our new £35 million Engineering Innovation Centre (EIC), working on real-life projects and case studies.
Beyond the classroom
As a UCLan student studying a construction and surveying course you will benefit from a range of trips and visits. These will allow you to gain a unique perspective on the subject and develop a better understanding of how the industry works in the real world.
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The year group going to Atlanta is a highlight of my time at UCLan. The practical nature of travelling the US and experiencing a conference the size of AHR is like no other conference in the UK.
- We were awarded Athena Swan Bronze status, in recognition of our direct support for women within the School, enabling women who study with us to transition successfully into industry. The Athena Swan project is a charter scheme, aiming to address issues around gender and diversity. Our Women’s Engineering Network - a friendly group of women students and staff - regularly meet to explore all aspects of engineering and to offer each other mutual support at university and beyond.
Jobs in construction and surveying
We have a proud history of developing industry ready graduates. Many of them have forged highly successful careers within industry. Our graduates have secured employment in organisations such as:
- BAE Systems
- Eric Wright Construction
- EC Harris
You’ll graduate with a specialist skill set that will enable you to carry out a range of duties within the construction industry. From site-based quantity surveying to estimating and management roles.
Careers in construction and surveying include:
- Building surveyor
- Project manager
- Quantity surveyor
- Construction manager
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Meet the team
Adrienne teaches across a range of Quantity Surveying modules within the Construction team. With particular reference to the practitioner role of a Quantity Surveyor, including construction quantification, cost planning and Construction Contracts
Godfaurd teaches across the different cohorts of students within the construction and civil engineering section of the school of engineering, including taught postgraduate courses. Godfaurd's expertise is in project/construction management, imparting his knowledge and skills to t…