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Building Surveying

University College of Estate Management

M.Sc. Online
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4500 GBP/year
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About

The industry-recognised MSc Building Surveying programme at University College of Estate Management is designed to prepare you for a successful career in building surveying. It provides a rigorous understanding of the principles and practice involved in building surveying.

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Overview

Building Surveying is a growing, international, professional discipline dealing with the inspection, maintenance and refurbishment of existing buildings.

The MSc Building Surveying is a fully supported online programme that offers great flexibility for you to earn while you learn and study wherever you are based in the world. Many of our students already work in, or are associated with, the property and building sectors.

The MSc Building Surveying programme at University College of Estate Management benefits from a range of contemporary, well-supported teaching and learning techniques, including practical project work to improve your career prospects in the public and commercial sectors throughout the UK and overseas.

Why study this programme?

This is one of a suite of MSc conversion programmes designed to enable graduates from disciplines unrelated to Construction and Real Estate to obtain an RICS/CIOB accredited degree, giving access to professional membership.

  • Gain expertise in the core technical knowledge and skills required for the Building Surveying profession
  • Develop your true leadership potential
  • Achieve your ambitions for a Master’s Degree with a leading provider that allows you to work and study through a fully supported online programme of study
  • After successfully completing your degree, you are able to proceed to RICS Assessment of Professional Competence to gain Chartered status

Career opportunities

An RICS-accredited Master’s degree in Building Surveying from UCEM is recognised worldwide, leading to employment opportunities wherever you are or may wish to be. Access to the MSc course does not require an accredited construction-related degree; it will provide the additional knowledge and skills necessary for your progress to chartered status as a Building Surveyor.

The Careers Service at UCEM can assist with the wider career pathways available via an MSc, with organisations in both the public and private sector seeking qualified surveyors and project managers.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Sustainable and Innovative Construction
  • Costing & Contracts 
  • Planning & Development
  • Property Management 
  • Management of Construction 
  • Building Control & Inspection 
  • Law for Surveyors
  • Maintenance and Adaptation of Buildings 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Delivered

Online
  • Semi-structured
  • Regular optional meetings
  • Continuous support with feedback on request
  • Individual work/assignments (with online group discussions), Online group works/assignments

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.
Lower Second Class (required)
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

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).
6 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
88 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

Entrants to this programme are normally* required to have attained one of the following:

  • A bachelor’s degree with honours at lower second standard (2:2), or equivalent
  • A bachelor’s degree, or equivalent, plus experience in a relevant field
  • A Level 5 qualification as defined by the Framework for Higher Education Qualifications for England, Wales and Northern Ireland (FHEQ) plus five years’ relevant experience
  • A professional qualification plus five years’ relevant experience

And:

  • Grade C or above in English (Language or Literature) at GCSE or its equivalent

Tuition Fee

  • International

    4500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9000 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    4500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9000 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.

£1,125 per module x 8 modules (usually students undertake 2 modules per semester).

Funding

This programme is designated for Student Finance and students in England and Wales may apply for a Postgraduate Loan. Eligible students can apply for funding for up to £5,304.50 each academic year. The loan is then paid in three instalments throughout the academic year.

This programme is now registered with the Skills Funding Agency for Professional and Career Development Loans.

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.

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!

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