Taught course (will run subject to approval)

Environmental Surveying

Birmingham City University · Faculty of Computing, Engineering and the Built Environment

Entry requirements

Students are required to have a 2:1 in a construction related degree. Students with a non cognate degree will be considered if you have relevant work experience. Students accepted with a non cognate degree will have to successfully complete a pre course module.

Months of entry


Course content


The MSc Environmental Surveying focuses on the environmental challenges faced by professionals in today’s construction industry.

By the end of this course, you will be able to identify, implement and evaluate the processes, tools and outcomes of surveying to create more sustainable places across the built and natural environment.

Through the course, you will learn to critically assess surveying theory and practice within the context of the environment and sustainability in order to respond to the growing demand for surveying practitioners and consultants who can address contemporary and future challenges within an environmental context.

You will develop the skills required to assess, analyse and offer practical, sustainable solutions to building and development related problems, and will acquire the knowledge needed to interpret the law across a range of environmental subject areas.

The course encourages and enables collaborative activity, engagement with work placements, projects, international exchanges and approaches to, and engagement with, emerging technologies, in order to support your future employability and maximise the investment you have made in your education.

Key Facts
  • The course has been developed in consultation with industry experts and in collaboration with students.
  • It is underpinned by extensive staff knowledge and skills.
  • You will develop as a confident independent and team problem solver who is willing to take on new challenges and experiences.
  • You will become technically proficient and have the ability to transfer your knowledge to a diverse range of activities on graduation.

Information for international students

The University accepts a wide range of overseas qualifications. To find out if your current qualifications are comparable to British standards, please contact the National Academic Recognition Information Centre (NARIC) or the International Admissions Office, telephone 0121 331 5162 or email international.admissions@bcu.ac.uk. International Students can apply on-line on the website.

Fees and funding

UK students
£5,900 FT
International students
£12,000 FT

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Course Enquiries Team
+44 (0)121 331 5595