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Masters in Surveying in the UK

Study Surveying Masters Programmes

Surveying, also referred to as building surveying by some universities, looks at assessing the two- or three-dimensional positions of points, as well as the distances and angles between them. This information is important if any kind of building or construction is due to happen in a space, as it allows the surveyor to understand the environment and pass on any relevant information to those involved in the construction.

There are several career paths available to graduates of surveying. These include surveyor, civil engineer and construction manager, among others. In some countries, you may also need a professional qualification in order to work as a surveyor.

Your masters degree will be delivered through a mixture of lectures and seminars, as well as your final independent project or dissertation. Modules you study could include:

  • Building pathology
  • Health and safety
  • Sustainable development
  • Planning and conservation

Study in the UK

The UK is a popular destination for international students who want to study abroad. With a wide range of universities offering a variety of courses, there are so many opportunities that students might not be able to find elsewhere. Each university will pride itself on offering high quality education from leading teaching professionals. A qualification gained in the UK will be well regarded across the globe, making an education in the UK a great investment in your future. As well as this, there are many highly ranked universities in the UK, around 17 of which are consistently appearing in the top 100 of the QS World University Rankings.

Masters in Surveying in the UK in 2024

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Civil Engineering (with Surveying) MSc

University College London (UCL) United Kingdom

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Civil Engineering and Surveying MPhil, PhD

University of Portsmouth United Kingdom

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Building Surveying Graduate Diploma

The University of the West of England, Bristol (UWE Bristol) United Kingdom

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MSc Quantity Surveying MSc

Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) United Kingdom

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Ecological Survey Techniques PG Cert

University of Oxford United Kingdom

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Surveying (Quantity Surveying) Postgraduate Certificate, MSc

Robert Gordon University United Kingdom

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Engineering Surveying and Space Geodesy MPhil, PhD

University of Nottingham United Kingdom

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Commercial Building Surveying MSc

Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU) United Kingdom

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