Studying Property and Surveying at Salford
Congratulations on your offer to study at Salford. We've got so much more to tell you!
Browse this page to get a flavour of what to expect when you arrive in September, including course highlights, how we work with industry and a look ahead to your first year.
You can also use our Offer Holder Hub to explore student life, check out our accommodation and book on an applicant visit day.
Remember, if you have any questions about your application, you can email firstname.lastname@example.org, or call us on 0161 295 4545.
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Experience an applicant visit day
You’re on your way to studying with Salford, but why wait until September? Join an applicant visit day and preview the Salford built environment study experience.
On a visit day, you can learn more about your course, meet your teaching team, hear from current students and connect with other applicants.
Sessions run throughout February to May, but places fill quickly - don’t miss out!
What does it mean if my course is accredited?
Degree accreditation is acknowledgement, by an external body, that a programme meets a defined set of criteria. BSc (Hons) Construction Project Management, BSc (Hons) Building Surveying, BSc (Hons) Quantity Surveying and BSc (Hons) Property and Real Estate are each accredited by external bodies, including the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB), the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), and the Chartered Institution of Civil Engineering Surveyors (ICES).
How will I be assessed during my course?
Across our built environment programmes, students are assessed using a combination of methods, including design projects, essays, precedent studies, case study analysis and examinations.
Will the university help me to find work experience and industry placements?
Whilst students are responsible for securing their own work experience and industry placements, our tutors will guide and support you through the process. Industry experience not only enables you to apply your knowledge in real-world situations but allows you to form those vital connections early on in your career. We have links with a range of leading organisations and, where possible, will assist students in securing placements.
What career opportunities will be open to me once I graduate?
There is a huge demand for qualified surveyors, project managers and construction technologists, both in the UK and internationally. As a trained professional, you can expect to find roles in a wide range of organisations, including construction companies, project management consultancies, and government departments.
Our built environment alumni have progressed on to work at leading industry organisations, including: Lend Lease, Kier, Laing O'Rourke, Simons Construction Ltd, Balfour Beatty, Gleeds Construction Consultants, National Grid, Delouitte Real Estate, Savills and Skanska.
Get closer to industry
Our research-led teaching approach means that you will benefit from the contributions made by our research active staff, many of whom are focusing on emerging areas of construction and built environment research.
Salford is home to Energy House – the only fully climate-controlled research facility of its kind in the world. This full sized, fully-furnished two-bedroom terraced house is built inside an environmental chamber that can replicate almost any weather conditions. Packed with a vast array of sensors, it helps us identify energy efficiency opportunities.
Life at Salford
Located in either Peel Park or Media City, yet minutes away central Manchester, you'll get to experience campus life and the big city buzz.
Living in student accommodation is a great way to get settled into university life, meet new people and immerse yourself in the student experience.
Fees and funding
Making the decision to study at university can be a big financial commitment, which is why it's important for you to learn about the fees you will need to pay as well as how to manage your money before you start your studies.
Support and wellbeing
We're sure you will enjoy your time with us, but there may be times when you need a little extra support. Whether you need advice about accommodation, settling in to student life, or just want a chat with our friendly team, we are here to help.
If you have any questions not covered on these pages, you can contact our friendly team at email@example.com, or by phone on +44 (0)161 295 4545.