Postgraduate Courses in the Built Environment
There are many reasons to choose to undertake a postgraduate course in a built environment subject. These include; improving your employment prospects, developing a specialism within your existing workplace or simply satisfying a long held interest.
Whatever your reasons are for choosing further study UK Universities offer many and varied masters courses in subjects related to the built environment. Masters courses are typically one year in duration when taken full time or two years in duration when taken part time. This latter option is worthwhile if updating your skills whilst retaining your current employment.
Depending on the course, successfully completing it results in the award of either a Master of Science (MSc.) or Master of Arts (M.A.). This depends on the course content. a MSc is awarded for completion of acourse with technicalcontent and a M.A. for course with design or philosophical content.
A number of websites exist that allow searches for courses to be made by inputting search criteria such as geographic location, institution or subject. One of the main websites in this area is FindAMasters.com this site lists postgraduate courses in the UK but also those on offer by overseas institutions.
A second example is the site operated by UCAS. An organisation more associated with undergraduate course admissions but they also have a searchable database of postgraduate courses.