PROPERTY PRACTICE

SHE Level 3
SCQF Credit Points 20.00
ECTS Credit Points 10.00
Module Code M3K203089
Module Leader Malawi Ngwira
School School of Computing, Engineering and Built Environment
Subject Construction and Surveying
Trimester
  • B (January start)

Pre-Requisite Knowledge

Level 2 modules in BSc Property Management and Development

Summary of Content

Live project involving site visits to specific properties. Preparation of property inspection survey and reports. The preparation of detailed valuations and recommendations to client .The preparation of a management plan for multi-occupied property to include considerations of statutory requirements.

Syllabus

Work experience simulation by set project(s) within suitable environments to develop student's social and interpersonal skills, comparative understanding of work procedures and the ability to question concepts.Relation of theoretical aspects of the programme concerning valuation and property management with the professional practice elements of the property industry. Contractual and interpersonal relationships within a general practice surveying environment.

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this module the student should be able to:-Acquire applicatory skills and develop personal and social skills by team working and investigative research. (B1-6, C1-3, D14)Understand and apply work disciplines and routines. (C6, D5-7)Understand team working, personal relationships and authority. (D12)Understand the professional experience requirements for the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors. (C3)Analyse and apply valuation and property management concepts and procedures. (A1-5, B1-6)Apply analytical problem solving techniques to set assignments within a simulated working environment or live project. (A1-5, B1-6, D1-3, D10, D13)

Teaching / Learning Strategy

A student-centred approach will be adopted, underpinned by initial lectures, demonstrations, practicals, guest lectures and interactive sessions. Tutorial sessions through the semester will enable discussion of student progress. Learning and teaching strategies will be developed and implemented, appropriate to students' needs, to enable all students to participate fully in the module

Indicative Reading

Davidson AW (1989) Parry's Valuation and Investment Tables, Estates Gazette McAllister A (2001) Scottish Law of Leases: An Introduction, Butterworth Millington AF (1994) Introduction to Valuation, Estates Gazette RICS (2001) APC Candidates and Employers Guide, RICS RICS (2001) APC Competencies Guide, RICS Scarret D (1991) Property Valuation:The 5 Methods, E & F Spon Scarrett D (1995) Property Asset Management, E & F Spon Stapleton T (1994) Estate Management Practice, Estates Gazette www.bpf.org.uk www.rics.org.uk www.servicechargeguide.co.uk

Transferrable Skills

Effective communication: written, graphical and oral (D14) Effective use of IT (D13) Effective time management (D6) Independent and group working within the professional discipline in determining the solutions and collation of data.(D1-3, D7, D10, D12)

Module Structure

Activity Total Hours
Assessment (FT) 18.00
Independent Learning (FT) 122.00
Practicals (FT) 36.00
Lectures (FT) 12.00
Tutorials (FT) 12.00

Assessment Methods

Component Duration Weighting Threshold Description
Coursework 0.00 40.00 n/a Professional Project 2
Coursework 0.00 40.00 n/a Professional Project 1
Coursework 0.00 20.00 n/a Group Presentation