London South Bank University

Course Introduction

This programme is intended for non'surveying graduates who are working, or intending to work, in this area of the construction industry; the building surveying programme is for those involved in the maintenance, refurbishment, alteration and extension of existing buildings, or in project management and design for public bodies, commercial organisations and professional practice firms.

Course Modules

Modules include: Institutional and legal context for property; construction; valuations and surveying; building pathology; property and building law; building surveying project; use and performance of buildings; property and asset management; dissertation. Optional modules: Advanced measurement and documentation; behavioural finance; building control; ecological and sustainable domestic architecture; environment and resource management; health and safety management in construction; history of architecture and construction; international real estate and construction; legal resolution of property and construction disputes.

Course Additional Entry

A minimum of a Bachelor degree equivalent to UK 2nd Class Honours Upper Division, the subject area does not matter as number of students undertake the course as part of a career change, or membership of a relevant professional body such as RICS, CIOB, RTPI or RIBA. Part'time additional requirements, requires the student to be in employment related to Building Surveying (a reference from the employer will be required). Applicants who do not meet this requirement will be considered for entry on the basis of the length and quality of their employment experience in areas cognate to surveying and construction. Evidence of this will be required in support of any application made.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £8,640  Academic year. First year home fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £15,000  Academic year. First year overseas fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £3,600  Academic year. First year home fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £6,250  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
PgDip £8,640  Academic year. First year home fees
1 year
Full Time
PgDip £15,000  Academic year. First year overseas fees
2 years
Part Time
PgDip £3,600  Academic year. First year home fees
2 years
Part Time
PgDip £6,250  Academic year. First year overseas fees