Undergraduate courses

We offer full-time and part-time programmes of study in the key subject areas of property management, property investment and property and land appraisal, acquisition and development. Our courses include relevant aspects of valuation, economics, law, finance and investment, building design, construction and maintenance, planning, business and information technology.

The School of the Built Environment is one of the largest and most diverse of its kind in both the UK and Europe. With 97% of our research internationally recognised (Research Excellence Framework, 2014), we are widely regarded as a leading educator in planning, urban design and development subjects.

Construction Project Management

BSc (Hons)

The BSc (Hons) in Construction Management is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) and the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and therefore provides a professionally recognised qualification for graduates wishing to gain membership of the Institute. Graduates are eligible to join the Association of Building Engineers, leading to registration as a Professional Engineer (PEng) and to use the designation Ingenieur Professionnel Europeen (IngPEur). Through the industrial placements programme the course has strong links with a variety of construction-based companies.



Quantity Surveying and Commercial Management

BSc (Hons)

This Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) accredited course encourages your intellectual and personal development by providing you with a body of knowledge and industrial experience that will prepare you for a professional career in the construction industry. Through the industrial placements programme the course has strong links with a variety of construction-based companies. Coupled with the breadth of knowledge gained on the course, this provides graduates with diverse options for their career path including: construction management, project management, quantity surveying and commercial management.

City and Regional Planning

BA (Hons)

This Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) recognised course provides the necessary knowledge and skills for understanding current environmental problems and developing appropriate solutions. Successful completion leads to a one-year postgraduate Diploma in Planning (with a possibility to upgrade to a Master of Planning) and entry into the planning profession.



City and Regional Planning

MPlan

This four year undergraduate masters degree adds an extra year to the City and Regional Planning BA, in which specialisation will take place. Students are required to choose between Urban Design, Environmental Impact Assessment, Historic Conservation, Urban Planning in Developing and Transitional Regions, Tourism Planning, Transport Planning or Urban Regeneration.The focus during this final year is on Planning in Practice.



Planning and Property Development

BA (Hons)

This course has been designed to reflect the growing synergies and collaborations between the planning and property development professions. A rounded education and training in both professional areas will equip you to function effectively and survive radical changes in the course of your professional career. Successful completion leads to entry into the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and partial entry into the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI).



Urban Design, Planning and Development

BA (Hons) - single

The BA in Urban Design, Planning and Development (Hons) provides you with the theory and practical skills required to critically engage with the challenges of designing urban places, planning and steering processes of sustainable change and development within cities, towns and the countryside, both nationally and internationally.

Real Estate Management

BA (Hons)

Graduates of the course meet the academic requirements for membership of the RICS. They must then complete two years of recognised, relevant experience and pass an Assessment of Professional Competence (APC), before becoming eligible for consideration for corporate membership of the RICS.