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Your UK course will give you the opportunity to:
  • become experienced in project work, working through problems and seeing a task through to the end
  • undertake industrial placements or internships with some of the UKs leading organisations
  • take advantage of state-of-the-art technological facilities and to develop your computer skills
  • communicate effectively with your fellow students and develop your contacts through networking
  • develop interpersonal skills through teamwork.
Transferable skills gained:
  • an eye for detail and the ability to produce and follow specifications
  • a logical, practical mind with good spatial awareness
  • excellent communication skills, in particular the ability to convey a vision or sell an idea 
  • IT knowledge
  • good teamworking skills
  • ability to meet deadlines and juggle priorities
  • the ability to adapt to different working conditions.
In the same area, you could:
  • work as a building surveyor
  • undertake further study and training to become an architect, an engineer or a chartered surveyor.
Related areas you can move into:
  • estate agency
  • health and safety.

For information and advice about graduate careers in the UK, go to the TARGETjobs website.


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