University College of Estate Management

Degree level: Postgraduate

Building Surveying (Taught)

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Course summary

TEF Provisional

University College of Estate Management has opted into the TEF and received a Provisional award.

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Building Surveying is a growing, international, professional discipline dealing with the inspection, maintenance and refurbishment of existing buildings. MSc Building Surveying is a supported online programme and a great way to obtain a RICS/CIOB accredited degree covering the core technical disciplines of the Building Surveying specialism and their role within the wider context of Built Environment professional disciplines. The programme 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. This programme is delivered by supported online learning and can be studied in any location.

Course details

Assessment method

Assessment consists of a mix of homework and examinations.

Professional bodies

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

  • Chartered Surveyors, Royal Institution of
  • Chartered Institute of Building

Entry 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 one of the following: •Grade C or above in English (Language or Literature) at GCSE or its equivalent •Grade 6.0 or above, with at least 6.5 in the reading and writing modules, in the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) test administered by the British Council in the Social Sciences academic module •88 or above in the Internet option, 230 or above in the computer-based option or 570 or above in the paper-based option, of the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) •Grade C or above in Use of English at A/S Level Note: applicants with a Bachelor’s degree that has been taught and examined in the English medium can be considered for entry in the absence of the qualifications detailed above.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9200 Whole course
International £9200 Whole course
England £9200 Whole course
Northern Ireland £9200 Whole course
Scotland £9200 Whole course
Wales £9200 Whole course
Channel Islands £9200 Whole course

Additional fee information

£1,150 per module x 8 modules (usually students undertake 2 modules per semester). Total programme fee £9,200
Building Surveying at University College of Estate Management - UCAS