Nottingham Trent University
Building surveyors are advisors for the property and construction industry, identifying defects and suggesting options for maintenance and repair. Core aspects of the role include the development of new buildings, alongside the refurbishment and restoration of existing properties. This course is designed for students looking to pursue a career in the building surveying and construction sectors, and develops the skills needed to pursue Chartered Surveyor, or Chartered Building Engineer status. This course is aimed at professionals and graduates wishing to pursue a career in the property and construction industry, on route to Chartered Surveyor or Chartered Building Engineer status. **It's suitable for prospective students who don't necessarily have a background in property or construction**, acting as a fast-track conversion course for those with an unrelated undergraduate degree (or professional qualification) to obtain an accredited route into the industry. In addition, this course is suitable for property and construction professionals working in industry, who wish to specialise in building surveying. **Key features** - Study trips to live sites in the UK and abroad are included in your course fees, designed to help develop your understanding of theory in practice. Previous study trip destinations have included Malta, Prague and Dublin. - Have the option of taking a professional or industrial internship, which counts towards your Masters qualification. - Learn from expert academic staff, who have established links to industry and significant industry experience. - Have the opportunity to work with an industry mentor - often an NTU alumnus. In previous years, these relationships have led to work experience and employment.
MSc: Applying with prior qualifications - 2.2 honours degree in a subject unrelated, or partially related, to real estate and construction. - If you hold a first degree but it doesn't meet the entry requirements above, please refer to the information below. Applying with non-standard entry qualifications/experience - Applicants with non-standard entry qualifications and/or relevant experience will be considered on an individual basis. Assessment of your experience will confirm that you have achieved the necessary skills in the course of your general experience.
A wide range of teaching and learning methods are used to deliver the course content. In most modules, you'll take part in intensive sessions of key point lectures, supported by study guides, case studies and other literature. Many modules include presentations by external industry specialists and visits to live sites, to provide a real life perspective on the module content. Previous guest speakers have included Laing O'Rourke, Cushman & Wakefield, Turner and Townsend, the President of CIOB and the President of RICS. Non-contact hours include direct out-of-classroom reading and activities, and independent learning and reading is deemed necessary to achieve the learning outcomes for the course. Core modules - 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 Optional modules - Postgraduate Dissertation/Consultancy Project - Industrial or Professional Internship
Assessment methods include project work, independent assignments and reports, exams, work portfolios and presentations. Assignments are investigative in nature, enabling you to develop your principles, analyse, critically appraise and evaluate relevant issues, demonstrating your creativity and sustainable thinking.
There are numerous sources of funding available for postgraduate students, both from external sources such as the Government and funding bodies, and from the University.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2019||9,500 per Year 1 (Scotland)||1 Years|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2019||9,500 per Year 1 (Wales)||1 Years|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2019||9,500 per Year 1 (England)||1 Years|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2019||9,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland)||1 Years|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2019||14,500 per Year 1 (International)||1 Years|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2019||9,500 per Year 1 (EU)||1 Years|
|MSc||Part-time||September 2019||7,250 per Year 1 (International)||2 Years|
|MSc||Part-time||September 2019||4,750 per Year 1 (Scotland)||2 Years|
|MSc||Part-time||September 2019||4,750 per Year 1 (Wales)||2 Years|
|MSc||Part-time||September 2019||4,750 per Year 1 (EU)||2 Years|
|MSc||Part-time||September 2019||4,750 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland)||2 Years|
|MSc||Part-time||September 2019||4,750 per Year 1 (England)||2 Years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|City Campus||NG1 4FQ||East Midlands|
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