Liverpool John Moores University

Liverpool John Moores University

Commercial Building Surveying

You will be required to complete an individual dissertation, providing the opportunity to focus on a subject that is of particular interest to you. The School of the Built Environment works in close partnership with industry and practice through scholarship, research, consultancy and the provision for lifelong learning. This helps ensure that our programmes are responsive to the changing needs of industry, government, local communities and professional practice. In addition to the School's extensive and long-standing links with the profession, this MSc course has its own direct links with industry through a special lectures programme, featuring highly experienced team of practitioners from across the UK. This offers you great networking opportunities with key contacts plus engagement with the latest thinking and practice in the sector. Our Built Environment and Sustainable Technologies Research Institute (BEST) has been awarded Institute status in recognition of its outstanding work and is supported internationally by the EU, UK and USA Ministry of Defence, Carbon Trust and Technology Strategy Board. This research and other consultancy initiatives directly inform teaching on the Masters programme. A diploma or a certificate in Commercial Building Surveying is an available award for anyone not wishing to undertake the Masters programme.

Course modules

Core modules: research methods; dissertation; building technology; building materials and pathology; building refurbishment and design; maintenance and facilities management; law; construction contract administration.

Assessment methods

Teaching on the course is via a combination of lectures, laboratory work, tutorials, workshops and practical sessions, combined with your own research using our library and the web. You can expect to spend around 12 hours per week in lectures. This course includes a variety of assessment methods including examinations, coursework (e.g. projects, technical reports, reviews), and presentations (individual and group). Your tutors will also provide prompt and constructive feedback via Canvas (our virtual learning environment). This will help you to identify your strengths as well as the areas where you may need to put in more work.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2018 GBP 14,450 per Year 1 (International) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2018 GBP 6,300 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 1 Years
MSc Part-time September 2018 GBP 35 per Credit (Home/EU) 2 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Liverpool John Moores University L2 2QP North West

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