Taught course

Commercial Building Surveying

Institution
Liverpool John Moores University · Faculty of Engineering and Technology
Qualifications
MScPGDipPGCert

Entry requirements

An Honours degree with a minimum 2.2 classification or a professional qualification of equivalent standing together with such relevant professional experience as deemed appropriate by the School. Non-UK applicants will be expected to have demonstrated competence in English language equivalent to a minimum of IELTS 6.5. Applicants who have studied and successfully achieved a UK degree within 24 months of the start of the MSc are exempt from this requirement.

Months of entry

September

Course content

All Commercial Building Surveying professionals will benefit from this RICS accredited Masters course, providing direct entry to the RICS APC training programme.

  • Course available to study full time (1 year) and part time (2 years)
  • Internationally recognised research in our Built Environment and Sustainable Technologies (BEST) Research Institute
  • Fully accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS)
  • Designed as a conversion course for holders of non-cognate first degrees
  • Part time option if you are already in employment
  • Graduates eligible for direct entrance on to the RICS APC professional training programme
  • Opportunity to network with people in the industry using our state-of-the-art learning technology

If you are interested in forging a career as a Chartered Building Surveyor, this programme will give you the knowledge, skills and experience needed for a wide range of career options in property and construction.

This course focuses on developing an awareness of technical, legal and management issues. You’ll also gain a professional and sound technical understanding of the issues to operate successfully in a strategic business environment.
You will complete an individual dissertation, providing the opportunity to focus on a subject that interests you.
The School of the Built Environment works in close partnership with industry and practice through scholarship, research, consultancy and providing lifelong learning. Our programmes are responsive to the changing needs of industry, government, local communities and professional practice.

In addition to the School’s extensive and long-standing links with the profession, this MSc course has its own direct links with industry through a special lectures programme, featuring a highly experienced team of practitioners from across the UK. This offers you great networking opportunities with key contacts along with the opportunity to engage with the latest thinking and practice in the sector.

Information for international students

LJMU will be awarding a range of generous international scholarships for students enrolling at the University in September. Please contact LJMU’s International Team by visiting www.ljmu.ac.uk/study/international-students for more information and advice.

Fees and funding

Please contact the Faculty of Engineering and Technology for up to date information regarding fees. The Faculty can be contacted by email at fetadmissions@ljmu.ac.uk or telephone 0151 231 2777

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

PGDip

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

PGCert

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Assessment

AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written/ formal examinations40
Written coursework / continuous assessment60
Dissertation (12500 words)

Course contact details

Name
Course Enquiries
Email
courses@ljmu.ac.uk
Phone
0151 231 5090