Building Surveying

University of Salford

M.Sc. On Campus Online
12 months
13320 GBP/year
8460 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Building Surveying degree offered at University of Salford is recommended for graduates and experienced industry professionals seeking a conversion route to a career as a chartered building surveyor.  


Building Surveying degree offered at University of Salford has  a focus on contemporary trends, you'll look at how buildings can be re-purposed for refurbishment, conservation, or adaptation. 

With high demand for urban development, there are exciting career opportunities available to course graduates, both in the UK and overseas. On completion, you'll be prepared for a graduate surveyor role with the opportunity to begin the two-year professional assessment to become a chartered building surveyor.


This course will equip you for a rewarding career as a building surveyor in the construction industry. The life of a building surveyor is varied and challenging and it is highly likely that you’ll have plenty of opportunities to travel, and that you’ll play a key role in shaping the built environment.

With an extensive understanding of buildings, the law, property and construction, you will be well equipped to pursue roles in a variety of areas including: building defect diagnostics, the conservation of historic buildings, acquisition and condition surveying, refurbishments alterations and extensions, the specification and supervision of construction work, dilapidations, party walls and rights to light work, and the design of new buildings.

Opportunities exist for building surveying graduates in a range of private and public sector environments. These include surveying and architectural professional practices, property and construction companies, and the estates departments of major organisations with substantial property holdings.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Building Law Principles
  • Building Procurement and Contract Administration
  • Building Information Modelling
  • Building Technology
  • Building Pathology
  • Planning and Development Control
  • Building Adaption
  • Dissertation

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 30 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

You should submit your application at least one month before your course starts.




180 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A reference
  • Transcripts or certificates demonstrating that you meet, or are likely to meet, the entry requirements for your course
  • If you live outside the EU, a copy of your passport and student visa

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13320 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13320 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    8460 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8460 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.


  • UK/EU: £1410 per 30 credits
  • International: £2220 per 30 credits

Distance learning:

  • UK/EU: £1410 per 30 credits
  • International: £1,845 per 30 credits


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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Building Surveying
University of Salford


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