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Building Surveying

Anglia Ruskin University
In Chelmsford (England)

£ 9,250 - (Rs 7,60,990)

Important information

  • Postgraduate
  • Chelmsford (England)
  • Duration:
    1 Year
  • When:
    September 2017

The programme develops a comprehensive understanding of the whole development processes, from inception through design and construction to completion and post-occupancy, in which the building surveyor will be required to advise clients on a wide range of legal, technical, environmental, economic, financial and contractual aspects. The programme encourages an understanding of the relationship between the built environment and the wider environment, the economy and society as a whole.

Important information

Requirements: A good Honours degree in any subject. Students are required to undertake and complete two prerequisite modules prior to commencing the MSc course: * Construction Technology * Introduction to Law


Where and when

Starts Location
Bishop Hall Lane, CM 1sS, Essex, England
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What you'll learn on the course

Construction Safety
Built Environment
IT Management
Construction Training
Building Surveying

Course programme

Course overview

The MSc Building Surveying has been designed to allow non-cognate graduates in a wide range of subjects to obtain the knowledge and develop the skills required to practise as a building surveyor. The course has been specifically designed to develop the core competencies required for a building surveyor and to meet the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) accredited route to qualification as a chartered building surveyor. The course reflects the expanding roles of the chartered building surveyor across the whole of the built environment in both construction and property sectors and is designed to prepare graduates to be engaged in the full range of professional building surveying activities.

Module guide

Core modules

  • Structural Design and Analysis
  • Management Practice
  • Design and Specification
  • Building Surveys and Pathology
  • Maintenance Management
  • Professional Practice and Contract Management
  • Conversion and Adaptation of Buildings
  • Research Design and Methodology
  • Major Project/Dissertation


A range of assessment methods are used, which are designed to be both formative and summative; these include:

  • Examinations
  • Written assignments, including essays, reports, position statements and other forms of written submission
  • Presentations
  • Portfolios
  • Dissertation

Dedication: Full-time.