Construction, Property and Surveying

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Study one of our Construction, Property and Surveying courses and we'll equip you with the right blend of theory and practice needed for a role in this dynamic, fast-moving industry. Study with us, and you’ll learn to develop creative solutions to solve management problems, and to question how to do things more efficiently and economically.

Please note that some of our postgraduate course start dates have moved to January 2021. You can see a full list of January 2021 start dates on our website.

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Construction, Property and Surveying courses

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MSc Building Information Modelling (BIM) in Design Construction and Operations

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Unique in the way it explores all aspects of a building's entire lifecycle, from design to demolition, this course offers you the chance to cover new ground and be at the forefront of this exciting, emerging discipline using a combination of theory and real-life practice.

Building Information Modelling (BIM) in Design, Construction and Operations is fast becoming the industry-standard approach to designing, analysing, and managing building lifecycles. On this course you will learn a holistic approach to everything from design and construction to maintenance, operation, and sustainability from industry and research experts using state-of-the-art BIM software. You will also benefit from regular talks from BIM experts and close links to the industry and BIM Regional Hub: South West.

MSc Building Surveying

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Obtain a Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS)-accredited qualification, heighten your career prospects and develop your managerial and technical skills. The course boasts excellent industry links and high employability levels.

The MSc in Building Surveying is an innovative course for graduates who wish to follow an accredited route towards qualification as a Chartered Building Surveyor and/or Chartered Building Engineer.

You don't need a specific undergraduate degree or related professional experience to do study this course. It's offered with preparatory studies to cater for students whose undergraduate degree is not in building surveying or a closely related subject area, and/or who do not have at least two years of professional experience in construction or surveying.

Graduate Diploma/MSc Quantity Surveying

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These professionally accredited courses gives you the technical knowledge and skills to become a highly employable Quantity Surveyor and member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS). The MSc Quantity Surveying course is for graduates with a minimum of three years' professional experience or a qualification in a closely related discipline.

The Graduate Diploma Quantity Surveying course is for students with a first degree in an unrelated subject seeking to convert to a career as a Quantity Surveyor. Successful completion of the Graduate Diploma allows advanced entry onto the Master's course requiring only submission of the dissertation to complete your studies.

MSc Construction Project Management

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This course is ideal if you wish to develop your understanding and skills in managing projects for construction professionals in either practice or client organisations. In today's ever-changing market, construction professionals need the knowledge and skills available through postgraduate study more than ever. Successful project managers need to be able to think, lead and act in an uncertain and dynamic business environment, have access to the latest information, understand the appropriate techniques and systems, and have the expertise to apply these to market needs and business opportunities.

The MSc Construction Project Management is designed specifically to enhance your understanding of managing projects, and to support construction professionals in practice and client organisations. It is aimed at architects, surveyors, services engineers, civil engineers, construction managers, and existing project managers who wish to formalise their training on the client and supply side.

MSc Facade Engineering

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Explore the complexities of the building envelope and push the boundaries of design with this unique award, the only UK course to specialise in façade engineering. This industry-led Master's works closely with the Centre for Window and Cladding Technology (CWCT) to bridge the skills gap in the UK.

Façade engineering is a discipline in its own right. Most large-scale commercial, industrial, educational and even residential buildings are now constructed using a frame and an envelope, and many engineering firms have their own façade engineering departments. Our graduates are highly sought-after.

This is a unique course, working closely with CWCT and designed specifically for the industry – overcoming a severe skills shortage and making it easier for companies to find the staff they need. You will learn why façades are one of the most complex, technically challenging and trans-disciplinary parts of a building, how to design and develop façades that perform technically and develop an architectural expression.

MSc Real Estate Finance and Investment

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We designed this well-respected, internationally recognised, Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS)-accredited course with our industry partners, CBRE and Lloyds Banking Group. It is recognised by the Investment Property Forum (IPF) and is a fast track to RICS membership.

The MSc Real Estate Finance and Investment concentrates on the financing and investment of property but also provides an overview of surveying and property issues. It leads to a career in surveying a well-respected profession with excellent earning potential and the opportunity to work anywhere in the world. This course gives graduates of a non-associated degree a set of transferable skills that make you highly sought after in the job market, and provides the core technical knowledge and skills required for Chartered RICS membership. As a student on this course, you will be able to gain free student membership of both the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and the Investment Property Forum (IPF).

MSc Real Estate Finance and Investment (Distance Learning)

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We designed this well-respected, internationally recognised, Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS)-accredited course with our industry partners, CBRE and Lloyds Banking Group. It is recognised by the Investment Property Forum (IPF) and is a fast track to RICS membership.

The MSc Real Estate Finance and Investment (Distance learning) concentrates on the financing and investment of property but also provides an overview of surveying and property issues. It leads to a career in surveying a well-respected profession with excellent earning potential and the opportunity to work anywhere in the world.

MSc Real Estate Management

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This well respected, internationally recognised, Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS)-accredited course boasts strong industry links and puts you on the fast track to Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors membership. It's designed to help you develop the key skills you'll need to become highly employable.

Surveying is a stand-out profession – it's well respected, provides a good living, and offers the opportunity to work anywhere in the world. This course gives you a set of transferable skills that make you highly sought after in the job market, and delivers a programme of study to provide graduates of a non-associated degree with the core technical knowledge and skills that can lead to membership of RICS. As a student on this course, you will be able to gain free student membership of RICS.

MSc Real Estate Management (Distance Learning)

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This well-respected, internationally recognised, Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS)-accredited course can be studied entirely online - with no need to attend UWE Bristol at any point. It is designed to develop the key skills you need to be highly employable.

Surveying is a standout profession. It's well respected, provides a good living, and offers the opportunity to work anywhere in the world. This distance learning course gives you a set of transferable skills that make you highly sought after in the job market, and delivers a programme of study to provide graduates of a non-associated degree with the core technical knowledge and skills that can lead to membership of RICS. As a student on this course, you will be able to gain free student membership of RICS.

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Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

Got big ambitions but not a lot of time? Our CPD courses give you the skills and knowledge you crave in the most flexible way possible. Pay for courses yourself or consider asking your employer for financial support. You'll broaden your horizons – and prospects – with options from strategic leadership to Big Data and the Professional Development Award (PDA), a Master’s-equivalent degree you build around work.

Develop your career as a built environment professional through our wide range of CPD courses. From courses in bridge inspection to planning appeals, explore the processes behind town planning and highway maintenance. There’s the opportunity to study standalone modules too.

Find out more about our CPD courses.

Construction, Property and Surveying Degree Apprenticeship

Find out more about the Construction, Property and Surveying Degree Apprenticeship that we offer.

Chartered Town Planner Degree Apprenticeship

You will graduate with an MSc in Urban Planning.

You will graduate with an MSc in Urban Planning.

Our Degree Apprenticeship is built around two routes. Entry Point 1 is for those without a degree but with relevant level three qualifications. Entry Point 2 is for graduates from any academic background, although it’s particularly attractive for those with a social sciences, geography or planning background. We take professional experience into account where appropriate.

Students arriving at Entry Point 1 will be with us for four years, studying on a day-release basis. After two years, successful apprentices will be eligible to secure the CertHE in Urban Planning Practice that gives access to our MSc Urban Planning award enabling them to satisfy the educational requirements of the RTPI. In addition to providing some context to the themes explored on the MSc, the CertHE also develops some important study skills that can help to ensure a smooth transition into higher education.

After completing their studies and the necessary end-point assessment, successful apprentices will be chartered members of the Royal Town Planning Institute and allowed to use the post-nominal letters MRTPI.