Kingston University London

Course Introduction

This course enables you to become a surveying professional within the specialist field of historic building conservation. London is rich in its collection of historic buildings, and the course team places great emphasis on using these to illustrate the various elements of the course. In particular, past and ongoing works at the Historic Royal Palaces are used as the basis for project work.

Course Modules

Modules include: Analysing and recording historic buildings; building defects and pathology; conservation economics; conservation legislation; design and historic environments; European project; historic and sustainable building materials; regeneration; research modules: research concepts for the built environment; research proposal for dissertation; dissertation; conference paper.

Course Additional Entry

A 2.1 or 1st Class degree; this can be in any discipline, although a related subject is an advantage; some experience of working in the industry would also be useful; interview; applicants whose 1st language is not English must have an IELTS score of 6.5 or equivalent.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £13,700  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £7,200  Academic year. First year home fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £6,850  Academic year. First year overseas fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £3,600  Academic year. First year home fees