24 months
8400 GBP/year
8400 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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The Surveying courses at Northumbria University will help you to progress in surveying, whether you're working in the field and want to take a step up or you're looking to launch your career in the industry.


Choose from three specialist pathways – Quantity, Building or Real Estate Surveying at the Northumbria University . However you choose to specialise, you’ll be on a course that’s accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and taught by industry experienced academics.

As a Distance Learning Student, You’ll Benefit From Having:

  • The choice of four entry points throughout the year

  • The chance to study flexibly – fit your learning in around your life and work schedule

  • Your own Student Success Advisor, who will be on hand to support you from day one through to graduation

  • 24/7 access to an extensive range of online learning materials, readings, discussion forums and more

  • Direct contact with our academics, including during virtual seminars

  • Opportunities to collaborate with other students, living and working around the world

Programme Structure

  • Quantity Surveying Pathway

Gain exposure to every element of quantity surveying. Study key industry issues, while enhancing your knowledge of writing specifications, tendering, managing contracts and projects, procurement, construction law and dispute resolution.

  • Building Surveying Pathway

Specialise in the design, development, repair and maintenance of buildings. Develop your ability to diagnose defects, refurbish existing buildings, manage facilities and maintenance, and monitor contracts and procurement.

  • Real Estate Pathway

Focus on property development, commercial property management and beyond. Become an expert in valuing commercial property, managing property assets, analysing property market data, evaluating property proposals, ensuring compliance with planning policy frameworks, and acquiring sites for building.

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • To be eligible for these programmes, you should have a minimum 2:2 honours degree or an international equivalent.
  • Candidates who do not meet these academic requirements, but can demonstrate extensive, relevant experience within the surveying industry (at least 3 years) may also be considered.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    8400 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8400 GBP per year during 24 months.
  • National

    8400 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8400 GBP per year during 24 months.


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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