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Commercial Building Surveying, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #801 (QS) ,
All Commercial Building Surveying professionals including Commercial Building Surveying programme, will benefit from Liverpool John Moores University RICS accredited Masters course, providing direct entry to the RICS APC training programme.

About

Designed as a conversion course for holders of non-cognate first degrees, Commercial Building Surveying programme offered at Liverpool John Moores University  focuses on developing an awareness of technical, legal and management issues. You’ll gain the professional and sound technical understanding required to operate successfully in a strategic business environment and you’ll be able to specialise in a subject of your choice during your dissertation.

All course lecturers are dedicated to providing the best opportunities to develop your skillset. Staff come from a variety of backgrounds and have years of industry experience to pass on to you. They also carry out internationally recognised research into various aspects of the discipline.

Career

LJMU has an excellent employability record with 96% (HESA 2017) of our postgraduates in work or further study six months after graduation. Our applied learning techniques and strong industry connections ensure our students are fully prepared for the workplace on graduation and understand how to apply their knowledge in a real world context.

When you graduate with an MSc in Commercial Building Surveying you will be eligible for direct entrance on to the RICS APC professional training programme which can then lead to full Chartered status. Our graduates usually progress to professional training programmes and roles within construction organisations, public and private businesses.

Accreditation

RICS accredited 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Building Management 
  • Building Technology 
  • Design Management 
  • Law and Contract 
  • Collaborative BIM Project 
  • Dilapidations 
  • Research Methods 
  • Dissertation 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    58

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: Lower Second Class

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Lower Second Class on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on the UK Honour scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • a minimum 2:2 honours degree 
or  
  • an equivalent professional qualification with appropriate work experience

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14450 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14450 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    7000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7000 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
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  • Home (per credit): £39

Living costs for Liverpool

  • 556 - 1040 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

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