International Foundation in Built Environment

Prepare for direct entry to Year 2 of an undergraduate degree in a range of specialist subjects such as Building Surveying, Construction Management and Quantity Surveying at GCU.

Course features

  • A specialist programme helping you to develop the knowledge and skills for your chosen degree.
  • Study academic modules that reflect the first year of your chosen degree.
  • Guaranteed university placement for all successful students - find out more about our money back guarantee.
  • Our class sizes are smaller than you’ll typically experience at university – so you'll have more time with your teachers.
  • You will have university-style lessons for subject-based modules, to help you adapt to the studying in the UK.
  • Guidance with your university application, ensuring you choose the best degree for you.
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Develop both your academic knowledge and English language skills in just nine months.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

IELTS 5.0 (with a minimum of 4.5 in writing) or equivalent.

Age requirements: 16 years and above

All students commencing courses for the September start date must be 16 years old by 01 September of that calendar year. For the June intake of the Extended course, students must be 16 before registering at the centre. For all other start dates, students must be 16 years old by 01 September of the preceding calendar year, therefore they must have turned 17 before 01 September of the year they progress to university.

Academic requirements:

Completion of 12 years of schooling (or the local equivalent to meet the same standard) with good grades.

Entry requirements additional information:

The Centre can only accept a UKVI approved IELTS test for standard or extended courses. Read more about UKVI IELTS or contact us for more details.

For integrated programmes, INTO is able to accept other English language qualifications. For more information on accepted qualifications, please see: www.intostudy.com/selt-alternatives

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English
Scholarships

At INTO Glasgow Caledonian University, we are committed to helping ambitious international students like you achieve their goals of studying at a world-class university in the UK.

With a range of generous scholarships on offer, you could be eligible to receive funding to help towards your tuition fees – regardless of your background or financial circumstance.

If you can’t see a scholarship that applies to you, keep checking back – this page is regularly updated with the latest information.


Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Fees
13 January 2020 14 August 2020 3 Terms
View Term dates
£13,500

Class information

Maximum class size (for English language teaching): 16
Class duration:
  • English classes per week: 9 hours
  • Subject module classes per week: 9-21 hours
  • Average total per week: 21 hours

Classes are held Monday to Friday between 9.00am-5.00pm, excluding bank holidays.


Where will it take me?

This course leads to the following degrees:
Featured progression degree
INTO Students working in a Built Environment classroom.

Preparing you for a career as a Chartered General Practice Surveyor, this degree focuses on the valuation and management of property, as well as the investment in and development of commercial, industrial and residential properties.

Studying this degree will help you gain the knowledge and experience to undertake property valuations, carry out development appraisals, provide advice on property investment, and manage property assets and real estate sales.

It’s accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and qualifies you for RICS graduate membership.

GCU Real Estate graduates have gone on to work in international firms such as CBRE, Colliers International, Cushman & Wakefield, Drivers Jonas, Deloitte, Jones Lang La Salle, Knight Frank and Lambert Smith Hampton.


What will I study?

All students complete modules tailored to your chosen degree subjects.

How will I be assessed?

Grades from the programme do not count towards your final degree, but help the University determine whether you meet the specified progression grades for direct entry to your chosen degree programme.

Assessment is both formal and informal. Informally, you will receive advice and feedback throughout your programme from your teachers. You'll also be assessed by a combination of examinations at the end of each semester and coursework, which may include:

  • essays
  • reports
  • practical exercises
  • group and individual research projects
  • a design portfolio
  • oral and video presentations
  • seminar discussions
  • class tests
  • problem solving exercises
Study one (or more) term(s) of English before continuing on to your academic pathway programme. Perfect if you need to improve your English level by 0.5 IELTS point.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

4 Terms: IELTS 4.5 or equivalent.

5 Terms: IELTS 4.0 or equivalent.

Age requirements: 16 years and above

All students commencing courses for the September start date must be 16 years old by 01 September of that calendar year. For the June intake of the Extended course, students must be 16 before registering at the centre. For all other start dates, students must be 16 years old by 01 September of the preceding calendar year, therefore they must have turned 17 before 01 September of the year they progress to university.

Academic requirements:

Completion of 12 years of schooling (or the local equivalent to meet the same standard) with good grades.

Entry requirements additional information:

The Centre can only accept a UKVI approved IELTS test for standard or extended courses. Read more about UKVI IELTS or contact us for more details.

For integrated programmes, INTO is able to accept other English language qualifications. For more information on accepted qualifications, please see: www.intostudy.com/selt-alternatives

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English
Scholarships

At INTO Glasgow Caledonian University, we are committed to helping ambitious international students like you achieve their goals of studying at a world-class university in the UK.

With a range of generous scholarships on offer, you could be eligible to receive funding to help towards your tuition fees – regardless of your background or financial circumstance.

If you can’t see a scholarship that applies to you, keep checking back – this page is regularly updated with the latest information.


Dates and prices

Choose your:
Start date:
Course length:

Class information

Maximum class size (for English language teaching): 16
Class duration:
  • English classes per week: 9 hours
  • Subject module classes per week: 9-21 hours
  • Average total per week: 21 hours

Classes are held Monday to Friday between 9.00am-5.00pm, excluding bank holidays.


Where will it take me?

Featured progression degree
INTO Students working in a Built Environment classroom.

Preparing you for a career as a Chartered General Practice Surveyor, this degree focuses on the valuation and management of property, as well as the investment in and development of commercial, industrial and residential properties.

Studying this degree will help you gain the knowledge and experience to undertake property valuations, carry out development appraisals, provide advice on property investment, and manage property assets and real estate sales.

It’s accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and qualifies you for RICS graduate membership.

GCU Real Estate graduates have gone on to work in international firms such as CBRE, Colliers International, Cushman & Wakefield, Drivers Jonas, Deloitte, Jones Lang La Salle, Knight Frank and Lambert Smith Hampton.


What will I study?

All students complete modules tailored to your chosen degree subjects.

How will I be assessed?

Grades from the programme do not count towards your final degree, but help the University determine whether you meet the specified progression grades for direct entry to your chosen degree programme.

Assessment is both formal and informal. Informally, you will receive advice and feedback throughout your programme from your teachers. You'll also be assessed by a combination of examinations at the end of each semester and coursework, which may include:

  • essays
  • reports
  • practical exercises
  • group and individual research projects
  • a design portfolio
  • oral and video presentations
  • seminar discussions
  • class tests
  • problem solving exercises
Please select your course delivery method with the toggle below.
Develop both your academic knowledge and English language skills in just nine months.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

IELTS 5.0 (with a minimum of 4.5 in writing) or equivalent.

Age requirements: 16 years and above

All students commencing courses for the September start date must be 16 years old by 01 September of that calendar year. For the June intake of the Extended course, students must be 16 before registering at the centre. For all other start dates, students must be 16 years old by 01 September of the preceding calendar year, therefore they must have turned 17 before 01 September of the year they progress to university.

Academic requirements:

Completion of 12 years of schooling (or the local equivalent to meet the same standard) with good grades.

Entry requirements additional information:

The Centre can only accept a UKVI approved IELTS test for standard or extended courses. Read more about UKVI IELTS or contact us for more details.

For integrated programmes, INTO is able to accept other English language qualifications. For more information on accepted qualifications, please see: www.intostudy.com/selt-alternatives

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English
Scholarships

At INTO Glasgow Caledonian University, we are committed to helping ambitious international students like you achieve their goals of studying at a world-class university in the UK.

With a range of generous scholarships on offer, you could be eligible to receive funding to help towards your tuition fees – regardless of your background or financial circumstance.

If you can’t see a scholarship that applies to you, keep checking back – this page is regularly updated with the latest information.


Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Fees
29 September 2020 18 June 2021 3 Terms
View Term dates
*

*Please note the dates and prices for the academic year 2020-2021 are not yet confirmed.

We will confirm all dates and prices for the academic year 2020-2021 on or before 20 January 2020, with the prices being subject to a maximum increase of up to 5% on the prices for the current academic year.  If you submit an application prior to this date and are eligible to be issued with an offer of a place it will contain pricing for the current academic year. If you accept an offer and confirm your place before 20 January 2020 you will be charged the current price. If you accept an offer and confirm your place on or after 20 January 2020 the increased prices will apply and we will issue you with a new offer showing the new prices payable by you.


Class information

Maximum class size (for English language teaching): 16
Class duration:
  • English classes per week: 9 hours
  • Subject module classes per week: 9-21 hours
  • Average total per week: 21 hours

Classes are held Monday to Friday between 9.00am-5.00pm, excluding bank holidays.


Where will it take me?

Featured progression degree
INTO Students working in a Built Environment classroom.

Preparing you for a career as a Chartered General Practice Surveyor, this degree focuses on the valuation and management of property, as well as the investment in and development of commercial, industrial and residential properties.

Studying this degree will help you gain the knowledge and experience to undertake property valuations, carry out development appraisals, provide advice on property investment, and manage property assets and real estate sales.

It’s accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and qualifies you for RICS graduate membership.

GCU Real Estate graduates have gone on to work in international firms such as CBRE, Colliers International, Cushman & Wakefield, Drivers Jonas, Deloitte, Jones Lang La Salle, Knight Frank and Lambert Smith Hampton.


What will I study?

All students complete modules tailored to your chosen degree subjects.

How will I be assessed?

Grades from the programme do not count towards your final degree, but help the University determine whether you meet the specified progression grades for direct entry to your chosen degree programme.

Assessment is both formal and informal. Informally, you will receive advice and feedback throughout your programme from your teachers. You'll also be assessed by a combination of examinations at the end of each semester and coursework, which may include:

  • essays
  • reports
  • practical exercises
  • group and individual research projects
  • a design portfolio
  • oral and video presentations
  • seminar discussions
  • class tests
  • problem solving exercises
Please select your course delivery method with the toggle below.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

IELTS 5.0 (with a minimum of 4.5 in writing) or equivalent.

Age requirements: 16 years and above

All students commencing courses for the September start date must be 16 years old by 01 September of that calendar year. For the June intake of the Extended course, students must be 16 before registering at the centre. For all other start dates, students must be 16 years old by 01 September of the preceding calendar year, therefore they must have turned 17 before 01 September of the year they progress to university.

Academic requirements:

Completion of 12 years of schooling (or the local equivalent to meet the same standard) with good grades.

Entry requirements additional information:

The Centre can only accept a UKVI approved IELTS test for standard or extended courses. Read more about UKVI IELTS or contact us for more details.

For integrated programmes, INTO is able to accept other English language qualifications. For more information on accepted qualifications, please see: www.intostudy.com/selt-alternatives

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English
Scholarships

At INTO Glasgow Caledonian University, we are committed to helping ambitious international students like you achieve their goals of studying at a world-class university in the UK.

With a range of generous scholarships on offer, you could be eligible to receive funding to help towards your tuition fees – regardless of your background or financial circumstance.

If you can’t see a scholarship that applies to you, keep checking back – this page is regularly updated with the latest information.

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Fees
13 January 2020 14 August 2020 3 Terms
View Term dates
£13,500

Class information

Maximum class size (for English language teaching): 16
Class duration:
  • English classes per week: 9 hours
  • Subject module classes per week: 9-21 hours
  • Average total per week: 21 hours

Classes are held Monday to Friday between 9.00am-5.00pm, excluding bank holidays.

Where will it take me?

This course leads to the following degrees:
Featured progression degree
INTO Students working in a Built Environment classroom.

Preparing you for a career as a Chartered General Practice Surveyor, this degree focuses on the valuation and management of property, as well as the investment in and development of commercial, industrial and residential properties.

Studying this degree will help you gain the knowledge and experience to undertake property valuations, carry out development appraisals, provide advice on property investment, and manage property assets and real estate sales.

It’s accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and qualifies you for RICS graduate membership.

GCU Real Estate graduates have gone on to work in international firms such as CBRE, Colliers International, Cushman & Wakefield, Drivers Jonas, Deloitte, Jones Lang La Salle, Knight Frank and Lambert Smith Hampton.

What will I study?

All students complete modules tailored to your chosen degree subjects.

How will I be assessed?

Grades from the programme do not count towards your final degree, but help the University determine whether you meet the specified progression grades for direct entry to your chosen degree programme.

Assessment is both formal and informal. Informally, you will receive advice and feedback throughout your programme from your teachers. You'll also be assessed by a combination of examinations at the end of each semester and coursework, which may include:

  • essays
  • reports
  • practical exercises
  • group and individual research projects
  • a design portfolio
  • oral and video presentations
  • seminar discussions
  • class tests
  • problem solving exercises

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

4 Terms: IELTS 4.5 or equivalent.

5 Terms: IELTS 4.0 or equivalent.

Age requirements: 16 years and above

All students commencing courses for the September start date must be 16 years old by 01 September of that calendar year. For the June intake of the Extended course, students must be 16 before registering at the centre. For all other start dates, students must be 16 years old by 01 September of the preceding calendar year, therefore they must have turned 17 before 01 September of the year they progress to university.

Academic requirements:

Completion of 12 years of schooling (or the local equivalent to meet the same standard) with good grades.

Entry requirements additional information:

The Centre can only accept a UKVI approved IELTS test for standard or extended courses. Read more about UKVI IELTS or contact us for more details.

For integrated programmes, INTO is able to accept other English language qualifications. For more information on accepted qualifications, please see: www.intostudy.com/selt-alternatives

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English
Scholarships

At INTO Glasgow Caledonian University, we are committed to helping ambitious international students like you achieve their goals of studying at a world-class university in the UK.

With a range of generous scholarships on offer, you could be eligible to receive funding to help towards your tuition fees – regardless of your background or financial circumstance.

If you can’t see a scholarship that applies to you, keep checking back – this page is regularly updated with the latest information.

Dates and prices

Choose your:
Start date:
Course length:

Class information

Maximum class size (for English language teaching): 16
Class duration:
  • English classes per week: 9 hours
  • Subject module classes per week: 9-21 hours
  • Average total per week: 21 hours

Classes are held Monday to Friday between 9.00am-5.00pm, excluding bank holidays.

Where will it take me?

Featured progression degree
INTO Students working in a Built Environment classroom.

Preparing you for a career as a Chartered General Practice Surveyor, this degree focuses on the valuation and management of property, as well as the investment in and development of commercial, industrial and residential properties.

Studying this degree will help you gain the knowledge and experience to undertake property valuations, carry out development appraisals, provide advice on property investment, and manage property assets and real estate sales.

It’s accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and qualifies you for RICS graduate membership.

GCU Real Estate graduates have gone on to work in international firms such as CBRE, Colliers International, Cushman & Wakefield, Drivers Jonas, Deloitte, Jones Lang La Salle, Knight Frank and Lambert Smith Hampton.

What will I study?

All students complete modules tailored to your chosen degree subjects.

How will I be assessed?

Grades from the programme do not count towards your final degree, but help the University determine whether you meet the specified progression grades for direct entry to your chosen degree programme.

Assessment is both formal and informal. Informally, you will receive advice and feedback throughout your programme from your teachers. You'll also be assessed by a combination of examinations at the end of each semester and coursework, which may include:

  • essays
  • reports
  • practical exercises
  • group and individual research projects
  • a design portfolio
  • oral and video presentations
  • seminar discussions
  • class tests
  • problem solving exercises
Please select your course delivery method with the toggle below.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

IELTS 5.0 (with a minimum of 4.5 in writing) or equivalent.

Age requirements: 16 years and above

All students commencing courses for the September start date must be 16 years old by 01 September of that calendar year. For the June intake of the Extended course, students must be 16 before registering at the centre. For all other start dates, students must be 16 years old by 01 September of the preceding calendar year, therefore they must have turned 17 before 01 September of the year they progress to university.

Academic requirements:

Completion of 12 years of schooling (or the local equivalent to meet the same standard) with good grades.

Entry requirements additional information:

The Centre can only accept a UKVI approved IELTS test for standard or extended courses. Read more about UKVI IELTS or contact us for more details.

For integrated programmes, INTO is able to accept other English language qualifications. For more information on accepted qualifications, please see: www.intostudy.com/selt-alternatives

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English
Scholarships

At INTO Glasgow Caledonian University, we are committed to helping ambitious international students like you achieve their goals of studying at a world-class university in the UK.

With a range of generous scholarships on offer, you could be eligible to receive funding to help towards your tuition fees – regardless of your background or financial circumstance.

If you can’t see a scholarship that applies to you, keep checking back – this page is regularly updated with the latest information.

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Fees
29 September 2020 18 June 2021 3 Terms
View Term dates
*

*Please note the dates and prices for the academic year 2020-2021 are not yet confirmed.

We will confirm all dates and prices for the academic year 2020-2021 on or before 20 January 2020, with the prices being subject to a maximum increase of up to 5% on the prices for the current academic year.  If you submit an application prior to this date and are eligible to be issued with an offer of a place it will contain pricing for the current academic year. If you accept an offer and confirm your place before 20 January 2020 you will be charged the current price. If you accept an offer and confirm your place on or after 20 January 2020 the increased prices will apply and we will issue you with a new offer showing the new prices payable by you.

Class information

Maximum class size (for English language teaching): 16
Class duration:
  • English classes per week: 9 hours
  • Subject module classes per week: 9-21 hours
  • Average total per week: 21 hours

Classes are held Monday to Friday between 9.00am-5.00pm, excluding bank holidays.

Where will it take me?

Featured progression degree
INTO Students working in a Built Environment classroom.

Preparing you for a career as a Chartered General Practice Surveyor, this degree focuses on the valuation and management of property, as well as the investment in and development of commercial, industrial and residential properties.

Studying this degree will help you gain the knowledge and experience to undertake property valuations, carry out development appraisals, provide advice on property investment, and manage property assets and real estate sales.

It’s accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and qualifies you for RICS graduate membership.

GCU Real Estate graduates have gone on to work in international firms such as CBRE, Colliers International, Cushman & Wakefield, Drivers Jonas, Deloitte, Jones Lang La Salle, Knight Frank and Lambert Smith Hampton.

What will I study?

All students complete modules tailored to your chosen degree subjects.

How will I be assessed?

Grades from the programme do not count towards your final degree, but help the University determine whether you meet the specified progression grades for direct entry to your chosen degree programme.

Assessment is both formal and informal. Informally, you will receive advice and feedback throughout your programme from your teachers. You'll also be assessed by a combination of examinations at the end of each semester and coursework, which may include:

  • essays
  • reports
  • practical exercises
  • group and individual research projects
  • a design portfolio
  • oral and video presentations
  • seminar discussions
  • class tests
  • problem solving exercises
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