Founded on the research and teaching strengths of the academic team, this MSc course focuses primarily on the core competencies of the building surveyor and the professional builder at the local, regional and national levels.
In particular it draws on the strength of project work, which is a particular speciality of the School, and the developing sustainability agenda with which construction professionals must increasingly engage.
The curriculum focuses on United Kingdom practice requirements but also contains European and global perspectives appropriate to the requirements of international consultancies.
You will have the opportunity to participate in a week-long field trip to a European capital.
Throughout the course, you will study alongside others preparing for different roles within the built environment, enabling you to develop an understanding of the role of the building surveyor within the team.
Many members of staff are research active or professional practitioners, which keeps your learning cutting-edge (read more in the Research areas section).
The taught modules aim to hone your professional skills. Alongside your academic studies, you improve your skills in: