M.Sc. On Campus

Building Surveying

Nottingham Trent University

12 months
15500 GBP/year
10500 GBP/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
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This Building Surveying course from Nottingham Trent University is aimed at professionals and graduates wishing to pursue a career in the property and construction industry, on route to Chartered Surveyor or Chartered Building Engineer status.


Building surveyors are advisors for the property and construction industry, identifying defects and suggesting options for maintenance and repair. They work on the development of new buildings and the restoration of existing properties across residential, commercial, industrial, leisure and heritage projects.On the Building Surveying course from Nottingham Trent University you'll develop an understanding of property and construction economics, building technology, building pathology, project and contract management, conversion and adaptation of buildings, heritage and conservation and law applied to surveyors.

Careers and employability

This Building Surveing course from Nottingham Trent University provides an opportunity for graduates from disciplines unrelated to real estate and construction to embark on a professional career, leading to Chartered Surveyor or Chartered Building Engineer status.

The course is accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), enabling successful graduates entry to the Assessment of Professional Competence (APC) of the RICS; a prerequisite for full Chartered Surveyor status, and is accredited by the Chartered Association of Building Engineers.

The APC is the on-the-job training scheme that graduates need to complete to qualify as a chartered surveyor. Find out more about how to complete your APC and become RICS qualified.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Building Technology
  • Project and Contract Management
  • Law for Surveyors
  • Property and Construction Economics
  • Building Pathology
  • Professional and Research Practice
  • Conversion, Adaptation and Care of Buildings
  • Heritage and Conservation
  • Postgraduate Dissertation/Consultancy Project
  • Internship

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

We would recommend applying as soon as you are able as we may close the course if it is full.


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 2.2 honours degree in a subject unrelated, or partially related, to real estate and construction.
  • If you hold a first degree but it doesn't meet the entry requirements above, please refer to the information below.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15500 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    10500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10500 GBP per year during 12 months.


  • National £5,250
  • International:   £7,750

Living costs for Nottingham

583 - 978 GBP /month
Living costs

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


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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