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MScBuilding Surveying

Nottingham Trent University
United Kingdom, Nottingham
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The course develops the skills you need to become a chartered building surveyor. It focuses specifically on the two key areas of a building surveyor’s work. Firstly, building performance and pathology (inspections; evaluations; maintenance and remediation of defects) and secondly the project management of building works (with an emphasis on the extension and refurbishment of existing buildings).

This is a fast-track conversion course for graduates from disciplines unrelated to construction and real estate, which leads to Chartered Surveyor status.

The course offers:

- the MSc route is accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS)
- international field trip, included in fees (recent destinations have included Budapest, Prague and Ireland)
- part-time, full-time and continuing professional development (CPD) study options
- opportunity for a mentor from industry (recent companies have included Cushman and Wakefield and Laing O’Rourke)
- the chance to opt to take an internship or work placement as part of your modules.

This is one of a suite of MSc courses which provide the academic foundation for holders of first degrees in an unrelated subject area to obtain an accredited route into the real estate and construction industries.

Programme structure

Law and Ethics (15 credit points)
Property and Construction Economics (15 credit points)
Research Methods and Study Skills (15 credit points)
Building Technology (15 credit points)
Professional Practice (15 credit points)
Building Pathology (15 credit points)
Conversion, Adaptation and Care of Buildings (15 credit points)
Contract Administration (15 credit points)
Postgraduate Dissertation / Consultancy Project or Internship (60 credit points)

Career opportunities

These courses provide a strong foundation for you to embark on a career in the real estate and construction industries, leading to
Chartered Surveyor status. Thanks to our expertise and reputation, our graduates are highly regarded by employers. Many have gone on to work for a wide range of national and international organisations in senior roles.

Recent graduates are working for companies in the UK and internationally including Vinci, Transport for London, Faithful + Gould, Cushman & Wakefield, Laing O’Rourke, and Frank Knight. They hold roles such as real estate consultant; valuation surveyor; head of facility management; director, quantity surveyor; and regional director.

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
Application period has ended

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
Application period has ended

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States