Taught course

Building Surveying

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

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Entry requirements

Applying with prior qualifications

  • 2.2 honours degree in a subject unrelated, or partially related, to real estate and construction.
  • If you hold a first degree but it doesn't meet the entry requirements above, please refer to the information below.

Applying with non-standard entry qualifications/experience

Applicants with non-standard entry qualifications and/or relevant experience will be considered on an individual basis. Assessment of your experience will confirm that you have achieved the necessary skills in the course of your general experience.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Building surveyors are advisors for the property and construction industry, advising clients about the design, construction, maintenance and repair of buildings.

This degree focuses on the key areas of a building surveyor's work: building performance, regulatory compliance, specification, supervision and management of construction works and building pathology. These areas encompass a range of activities, including surveys, inspections, evaluations and the maintenance and the remediation of defects.

You’ll focus on the procurement, contract and project management of building works, with an emphasis on both new build and the extension and refurbishment of existing buildings. In addition, you’ll develop an applied understanding of building technology, contract management and procurement, conversion, adaptation and care of buildings and heritage and conservation.

Who is this course designed for?

This course is aimed at professionals and graduates wishing to pursue a career in the property and construction industry, on route to Chartered status. It's suitable for prospective students who don't necessarily have a background in property or construction, acting as a fast-track conversion course for those with an unrelated undergraduate degree (or professional qualification) to obtain an accredited route into the industry. In addition, this course is suitable for property and construction professionals working in industry, who wish to specialise in building surveying.

Course accreditations

This course is accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) and the Chartered Association of Building Engineers (CABE), enabling you to progress to Chartership on graduation.

Fees and funding

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Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Name
NTU Admissions
Email
postgraduate@ntu.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)115 848 4200