University of Salford

Degree level: Postgraduate

Building Surveying (Taught)

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Course summary

In the post-pandemic recovery, not only will the construction industry build back better, it will grow greener. Repurposing buildings into sustainable new spaces is at the heart of this strategy. If you are considering a career where you can reimagine a building’s potential, our Building Surveying masters degree is your next step. Designed to prime you for a graduate surveyor role, our Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS)-accredited Building Surveying postgraduate degree course is recommended for graduates and experienced industry professionals seeking a career conversion route. The course is available with full-time, part-time and distance learning pathways. Led by academics and industry practitioners, you will build the core technical skills that underpin the building surveyor’s particular expertise in understanding the fabric of existing buildings. You will also explore how BIM technology is revolutionising practice, and consider current industry trends in refurbishment, conservation, and adaptation.

  • Study the core technological skills that underpin the building surveyor’s particular expertise in the fabric of existing buildings, including how buildings are constructed, and how they can deteriorate and fail
  • Learn how buildings can be brought back into use at the end of their lives through refurbishment, conservation, and adaptation
  • Understand the legal, professional and statutory context of the building surveyor’s role, including requirements relating to planning permission, construction contracts, and professional conduct

Course details

Entry requirements

Designed to provide a career focus, the course is open to graduates from a broad range of subjects, including the arts, sciences, law or business. This course is also recommended for current professionals who want to formalise their existing building surveying skills. No prior knowledge of building surveying, property or construction is required, however, it is important that you are prepared for the scope of the course content. Building surveyors have a passion for historic and modern buildings, possessing practical, creative, business-focused skills and able to operate in a professional environment. Possessing these qualities will enhance your learning experience.

Fees and funding

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University of Salford
The Crescent
M5 4WT

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0300 555 5030

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Monday 5 July to Wednesday 17 August 9am until 5pm (except Fridays 10 am until 4pm), Thursday 18 August, 8am to 7pm, Friday 19 August 8am to 6pm, Saturday 20 August Clearing Visit Day Sunday 21 August Closed Monday 22 August 9am to 5pm (and from this date on, except for Fridays 10am to 4pm).

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