Nottingham Trent University

Nottingham Trent University

Building Surveying

This is 1 of a suite of MSc courses which provide the academic foundation for holders of 1st degrees in an unrelated subject area to obtain an accredited route into the real estate and construction industries. This course seeks to develop the skills needed to become the equivalent of a building doctor. It has a building performance and pathology focus and looks at inspection, evaluation, maintenance, remediation and refurbishment of existing buildings, it also focuses on the management of building works.

Entry requirements

A minimum 2.2 Honours (or equivalent) degree in a subject unrelated, or partially related, to real estate and construction. Mature applicants with non-standard qualifications and relevant work experience (these will be considered on an individual basis) are welcome to apply. Applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 6.5 with minimum of 5.5 in each component.

Course modules

Full-time (year 1): law and ethics; property and construction economics; research methods and study skills; building technology; professional practice; building pathology; conversion, adaptation and care of buildings; contract administration; postgraduate dissertation/consultancy project/internship; part-time (year 1): research methods and study skills; building technology; building pathology; conversion, adaptation and care of buildings; postgraduate dissertation/consultancy project/internship (continued in year 2); part-time (year 2): law and ethics; property and construction economics; professional practice; contract administration; postgraduate dissertation/consultancy project/internship (continued from year 1).

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include: project work (individual and group based); independent written assignments and reports; research proposal and dissertation; seen and unseen written tests and examinations; poster presentations.

Sponsorship information

The School will be offering a number of scholarships for students commencing their studies on postgraduate courses.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,500 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,500 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,600 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,750 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,750 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,750 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,750 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 6,300 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,750 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 - 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
City Centre Campus Nottingham NG1 4BU East Midlands

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