• Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
The role of the building surveyor is vital in today's construction industry as the sector strives to produce new, high-quality buildings while maintaining the historical structures that surround us. Through this Building Surveying course at Leeds Beckett University will gain the skills needed to construct and refurbish residential and commercial buildings that will leave a lasting legacy.

About

Whether you are looking for a route into the construction industry or you want to progress your current career by becoming a chartered surveyor, this Building Surveying master degree at Leeds Beckett University will prepare you to progress to chartered building surveyor status with the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS)*. You will study building pathology, construction law and the technology behind building refurbishment. You will also develop the theoretical appreciation and practical skills to repurpose existing buildings and efficiently maintain them once they have been renovated. 

Issues from your own workplace can be used to contextualise your studies. The flexible nature of online learning will enable you to study anywhere in the world and will also help you to balance the demands of the course with your working life. Our Virtual Learning Environment, through which the course is delivered, can be accessed at a time that suits you and your professional commitments.

Careers

On successful completion of the course, your skills will be recognised across the construction industry and your academic studies will provide a sound base which will support your practical skills. The work-based projects you will be involved in will enable you to apply your learning to the workplace from the very start of the course.

  • Building Surveyor
  • Project Manager
  • Construction Professional
  • Commercial Manager

Programme Structure

Modules include:

  • Construction Law Principles
  • Defects & Repairs
  • Design & Specification
  • Environment, Services & Maintenance Management
  • Major Project
  • Managing the Property Asset
  • Research Methods
  • Sustainable Construction

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

    Schedule IELTS

General Requirements

  • Applicants should either have at least a second class honours degree in a cognate subject, at least a second class honours degree in a non-cognate subject supported by evidence of an aptitude for the subject applied for, or have equivalent experience or training, normally from within the work environment. All applicants should be in relevant employment at the point of commencing the course. Please note, this course is not suitable for applicants with a first degree in Building Surveying that is accredited by The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.
  • All applications should be supported by a reference, either academic or professional
  • All applicants should satisfy our University English language requirements

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13000 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
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Tuition fees are subject to change. Please verify the fees on the university website.

Funding

There are ways you may be able to fund your course. Here are a few options:
  • Gain sponsorship from a Government body in your country
  • Apply for a Commonwealth or Chevening Scholarship 
  • A Leeds Beckett Scholarship to cover some of your course fees
Find out more by visiting university website.

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