Kingston University London

Course Introduction

**Why Choose Kingston**

– The course is accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB).

– You’ll have exciting opportunities to work on real projects and can gain a career head start through a year’s work placement.

– This course includes an overseas field trip, where you’ll put your learning into practice.

**About this course**

On this course, you’ll gain detailed knowledge of building maintenance, care, conservation and structure, reflecting the work of a building surveyor. You’ll study the business and legal aspects of property and construction. You’ll learn how to advise clients of legal and financial implications resulting from the condition of buildings. Sustainable building design is key. You’ll examine what makes a building well or poorly designed.

You’ll use sketching and computer-aided design packages. You’ll also examine construction, how and why buildings fall apart which is a key part of the knowledge base for chartered building surveyors. A major group project, and an independent research project, will give you the opportunity to showcase your learning.

Course Modules

Please note that this is an indicative list of modules and is not intended as a definitive list.

Year 1: EG4010 Engineering Design and Professional Practice; EG4020 Structures, Materials and Construction Methods; EG4030 Applied Mathematics and Computing Applications; EG4040 Construction Management and Site Investigation.

Year 2: CE5103 CAD & Building Science; CE5104 Commercial Construction Technology; CE5107 Contract Administration; CE5122 Building Maintenance & Management.

Year 3: CE6101 Building Design & Application; CE6105 Professional Practice in Context; CE6110 The Existing Built Environment; CE6014 Individual Project.

Start Date:


Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
3 years
Full Time
Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons) £9,250 Home Fees
3 years
Full Time
Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons) £9,250 European Fees