SHE Level 3
SCQF Credit Points 20.00
ECTS Credit Points 10.00
Module Code M3N213326
Module Leader n/a
School School of Computing, Engineering and Built Environment
Subject Construction and Surveying
  • B (January start)

Pre-Requisite Knowledge

Level 2 modules in BSc (Hons) Property Management and Development.

Summary of Content

Live project involving site visits to specific developments. The provision of site selection advice and consideration of funding, marketing, planning and sustainability issues.The preparation of detailed appraisals and recommendations to client.


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. The relationship between theoretical aspects of property development and professional practice elements of the property industry. -2 The contractual and interpersonal relationships within a general practice surveying environment.

Learning Outcomes

1-Learning OutcomesOn successful completion of this module, students 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 property development and appraisal 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, site and field study visits and interactive sessions. Tutorial sessions through the semester will enable discussion of student progress. -174 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

Balchin P et al (2004) Urban Land Economics and Public Policy, Macmillan Calatchi and Rosenberg (1992) Property Finance: An International Perspective, Euromoney Books Canter LW (1996) Environmental Impact Assessment, McGraw Coupland A (1997) Reclaiming the City: Mixed Use Development, E & F Spon Dixon T et al (2007) Sustainable Brownfield Regeneration, Blackwell Guy S and Henneberry J (2002) Development and Developers, Blackwell Publishing *Isaac DA (1996) Property Development: Appraisal and Finance, Macmillan Keeping and Shiers (2004) Sustainable Property Development, Blackwell Publishing *Millington AF (2000) Property Development, Estates Gazette Newman M (1997) Marketing in Commercial Property, Estates Gazette Ratcliffe and Stubbs (2003) Urban Planning and Real Estate Development, UCL Press Syms P (2002) Land, Development & Design, Blackwell Syms P (2004) Previously Developed Land, Blackwell Taylor NP (1991) Development Site Evaluation, Macmillan *Wilkinson and Reed (2008) Property Development, 5 th edn, Routledge Williams and Wood (1994) Urban Land and Property Markets in the UK, UCL Press <> <> <> <> <> <> <> <> -4 <> <> <> <>

Transferrable Skills

Effective communication: written, graphical and oral (D14)Effective use of IT (D13) Effective time management (D6) -1 Independent and group working within the professional discipline in determining the solutions and collation of data.(D1-3, D7, D10, D12) Analytical and appraisal skills Team working skills Problem solving skills Presentation skills

Module Structure

Activity Total Hours
Independent Learning (FT) 99.00
Lectures (FT) 6.00
Assessment (FT) 18.00
Tutorials (FT) 18.00
Practicals (FT) 36.00
Independent Learning (FT) 23.00

Assessment Methods

Component Duration Weighting Threshold Description
Coursework 2 n/a 50.00 n/a Professional Project 2
Coursework 1 n/a 50.00 n/a Professional Project 1