Taught course

Building Surveying

Nottingham Trent University · School of Architecture, Design and the Built Environment

Entry requirements

A good honours degree in a subject unrelated or partially related to construction and property. Applicants with non-standard qualifications and/or suitable employment experience will also be considered.

MSc full-time and part-time options.

Months of entry


Course content

This course will develop principles and techniques necessary for creating innovative design solutions to a range of problems. It will challenge you across a wide range of projects from built structures, commercial projects, industry research or smaller design projects, all with an embedded relationship to interior space or practice.

This course:

  • focuses on interior spatial interventions in the context of existing or new buildings
  • develops advanced design, management and technical skills
  • enables you to focus on areas of interest to you
  • benefits from strong links with industry
  • offers extensive opportunities to work on live design projects
  • is available full-time, part-time and by continuing professional development.


· Law and Ethics

· Property and Construction Economics

· Research Methods and Study Skills

· Building Technology

· Professional Practice

· Building Pathology

· Conversion, Adaptation and Care of Buildings

· Contract Administration

· Postgraduate Dissertation / Consultancy Project or Internship

Information for international students

IELTS 6.5, TOEFL (paper) 560 with a written score of 5.0 or TOEFL (IBT) 83 with a written score of 24 is required by applicants whose first language is not English. Language tuition and support in English is available. For further information visit www.ntu.ac.uk/international

Fees and funding

For information on fees please visit www.ntu.ac.uk/adbe-fees

For information about current funding opportunities please visit www.ntu.ac.uk/postgrad

Qualification and course duration


part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Postgraduate Office
+44 (0) 115 848 2572