Construction and the Built Environment (Graduate Apprenticeship)

Edinburgh Napier University


Merchiston Campus


The RICS Accredited BSc (Hons) Construction and the Built Environment Graduate Apprenticeships aims to produce graduates with the skills, knowledge and behaviours to make a valuable contribution to their employing organisation. Participants on this programme will join one of 4 specialist pathways, which aligns with their job role:

Building Surveying - involves advising on many aspects of building construction and design for new and existing buildings. Building Surveyors advise on a range of things including maintenance and repairs, restoration and refurbishment, and they provide expert assessments and reports on all kinds of buildings.

Quantity Surveying - learn the skills involved in design economics, procurement strategies, cost planning and estimating, measurement and quantification of construction work, commercial management and professional practice.

Real Estate Surveying - combines real estate surveying with valuation, planning and development. It studies how commercial and residential property markets work and draws upon the economics of the real estate sector to gain knowledge of how they develop.

Architectural Technology - An architectural technologist is a specialist in the technological aspects of building design and construction, bridging the gap between design theory and construction practice.
Graduates will develop abilities across the core and emerging areas of their chosen degree pathway allowing them to apply their work-based learning in an academic context and to take their University learning into the workplace to make a valuable contribution to the creation, improvement and maintenance of the built environment.

Entry Requirements

2025 entry requirements

Standard entry
4 Highers at BBCC plus English and Maths at National 5 (if not held at Higher) or relevant Foundation Apprenticeship + 2 Highers at BB.

Widening access entry
4 Highers at CCCC plus English and Maths at National 5.

You must be in (or in the process of looking for) a GA position with an employer. Contact institution for further information.

Start Date





BSc Hons

Study Method

Full time



Course Length

4 years



SCQF Level


Career Area


Career Sectors


Building Technology and Management

Civil and Structural Engineering

Construction Crafts

Landscape Architecture

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