Architecture, Design and the Built Environment

Nottingham Trent University

Planning and Development

Accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), the course is recognised for the quality and relevance of its course content. The course develops the skills you need to become a professional surveyor, providing you with the academic foundation for a career in industry. This course is designed as a fast-track conversion course for graduates from disciplines unrelated to construction and property management. By studying the course you'll be on an accredited route into the construction and real estate industries, with the opportunity to progress to chartered surveyor status. The course focuses on development, planning and valuation, making it particularly appropriate to students wanting to gain an in-depth knowledge into these aspects of the construction and real estate industries. Our reputation in industry means that our graduates are highly regarded by employers, with many going on to work for a wide range of national and international organisations, including VINCI Construction, Cushman & Wakefield and Laing O'Rourke. .

Course modules

Full time (year 1): law and ethics; property and construction economics; research methods and study skills; construction, investment and planning; professional practice; development practice; planning practice; valuation appraisal; postgraduate dissertation / consultancy project / internship. Part time (year 1): research methods and study skills; construction, investment and planning; development practice; planning practice; postgraduate dissertation / consultancy project / internship (continued in year 2). Part time (year 2): law and ethics; property and construction economics; professional practice; valuation appraisal; postgraduate dissertation / consultancy project / internship (continued from year 1).

Assessment methods

Project work (individual and group based); independent written assignments and reports; research proposal and dissertation; seen and unseen written tests and examinations; oral presentations; poster presentations.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2018 - 1 Years
MSc Part-time September 2018 - 2 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
City Campus NG1 4FQ East Midlands

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