Building Surveying at Kingston University - UCAS

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Course summary

Reasons to choose Kingston

  • This course is ideal if you are looking to further your building surveying qualification and gain entry into the construction industry.
  • Your learning will reflect the developing sustainability agenda with which construction professionals must engage.
  • You will have the opportunity to participate in a trip to a major national/international destination.
About this course This course focuses on the skills of the building surveyor operating within the construction industry. It centres on the requirements of the UK-based building surveying professional (as identified by RICS). It also offers European and global perspectives appropriate to the requirements of international consultancies. You will develop professional skills and examine the multidisciplinary requirements specific to building surveying, such as building information modelling. You will gain knowledge of building materials, construction technology and pathology, legal and regulatory issues, such as party wall issues, the design of simple structures, and the preparation of schemes for the rehabilitation of buildings. Example modules
  • Building Appraisal Maintenance and Renewal
  • Law and Practice for the Built Environment
  • Sustainable Construction: Technology and Practice
For a full list of modules please visit the Kingston University course webpage. Career opportunities Many of our students qualify as chartered surveyors. They work in organisations such as the Royal Palaces, housing associations and building surveying consultancy firms.


Example modules: Building Appraisal Maintenance and Renewal; Law and Practice for the Built Environment; Sustainable Construction: Technology and Practice. For a full list of modules please visit the Kingston University course webpage.

Assessment method

Assessment typically comprises exams (e.g. test or exam), practical (e.g. presentations, performance) and coursework (e.g. essays, reports, self-assessment, portfolios, dissertation).

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • Chartered Surveyors, Royal Institution of

Entry requirements

A 2:1 or above honours degree. This can be in any discipline. Some experience of working in the industry would also be useful.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £16600 Year 1
England £10900 Year 1
Northern Ireland £10900 Year 1
Scotland £10900 Year 1
Wales £10900 Year 1
International £16600 Year 1

Additional fee information

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Building Surveying at Kingston University - UCAS