Taught course

Building Surveying (MSc)

University of the West of England, Bristol · Department of Geography and Environmental Management

Entry requirements

We normally require an honours degree at 2:2 or above.

The point at which you enter the course will depend on your qualifications and experience:

  • If your degree is related to Building Surveying and you have two years' postgraduate professional experience, you will start on the MSc
  • If your degree is related to Building Surveying, but you do not meet the professional experience criteria, you will start on the MSc with Preparatory Studies
  • If your degree is unrelated to Building Surveying, you would complete the Pre-Enrolment Learning before starting on the MSc with Preparatory Studies.

We can consider applicants who do not meet the normal entry requirements, but who have relevant professional experience or qualifications. In your application, you should describe in detail your professional experience and qualifications.

Please see http://courses.uwe.ac.uk/K23A12 for more information.

Months of entry


Course content

The MSc in Building Surveying is an innovative course for graduates who wish to follow an accredited route towards qualification as a Chartered Building Surveyor and/or Chartered Building Engineer.

You don't need a specific undergraduate degree or related professional experience to do study this course as MSc in Building Surveying is available with preparatory studies to cater for students whose undergraduate degree is not in building surveying or a closely related subject area, and/or who do not have at least two years professional experience in construction or surveying.

UWE Bristol has developed this course through extensive consultation with employers, in order to offer a comprehensive programme of study. Our links with the profession, locally and nationally, help us maintain a high employability record.

This course is fully accredited as a postgraduate route way to the desired chartered status.

You will have access to a coherent programme of study in building surveying, underpinned by staff research and consultancy that reflects and answers the needs of professional practice. This will enable you to become an effective member of a building surveying team within a relatively short period.

For up to date list of modules and course delivery please visit our website.

We hold a number of University-wide open evenings as well as a number of subject specific events throughout the year for anyone considering postgraduate and professional study.

Visit http://www1.uwe.ac.uk/whatson/opendays/postgraduateopendays.aspx

Fees and funding

Please see our postgraduate funding pages for more information.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    part time
    24 or MSc with Prep 36 months
      full time
      12 or MSc with Prep 24 months
      • Further details of qualification

        Obtain a RICS-accredited qualification, heighten your career prospects and develop your managerial and technical skills. The course boasts excellent industry links and high employability levels.

      Course contact details

      UWE Admissions
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