Built Environment – BSc (Honours)

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At a glance

This course is designed to equip you with the knowledge and transferable skills needed to support a career in both real estate and construction, where problem solving, effective communication and teamwork are essential.

Key points
• Prepare for a career in residential or commercial property. • Study professionally focused modules such as property appraisal, building pathology and project planning.
• Gain transferable skills such as IT and report writing.
• Develop your knowledge of the property management and construction industries.

What is built environment?
Built environment covers the construction, development, maintenance and management of buildings and all those who use them.

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At a glance

This course is designed to equip you with the knowledge and transferable skills needed to support a career in both real estate and construction, where problem solving, effective communication and teamwork are essential.

Key points
• Prepare for a career in residential or commercial property. • Study professionally focused modules such as property appraisal, building pathology and project planning.
• Gain transferable skills such as IT and report writing.
• Develop your knowledge of the property management and construction industries.

What is built environment?
Built environment covers the construction, development, maintenance and management of buildings and all those who use them.

This course

Prepare for a career in either residential or commercial property, in areas such as planning, development and management, on this versatile course. You gain the core skills and knowledge relevant to most areas of property management and construction, as well as essential employability skills needed by employers.

You study a wide range of content, including • property appraisal • building studies • sustainability for the built environment • business planning • law and economics.

You also examine real estate environmental, political and social issues to gain a critical overview of the area.

You gain a valuable practical knowledge and skills in areas such as, referencing property, selling and marketing property, letting residential property and project management. In the final year you complete a large-scale project in conjunction with students studying other degrees from within the department.

As well as gaining property management skills and knowledge, you also develop your business knowledge and employability skills such as problem solving, report writing, communication, working in groups and IT. These make you more attractive to employers and increase your career opportunities and the range of roles available to you.

Key areas of study
Key areas include • property appraisal • building studies • sustainability for the built environment • business planning • law and economics.

Contact hours
You take part in a minimum of 12 taught hours per week during your first and second year. The normal teaching pattern typically involves one lecture and one seminar per week, per module. You also have additional timetabled hours periodically for other activities such as laboratory work, guest lectures and field trips. Throughout your course, you are supported by a personal tutor.

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