Property Development and Planning – BSc (Hons)

Course description

Study our BSc Property Development and Planning degree course and you’ll uncover the theory, methods and tools needed to succeed in the planning and development professions. If you aspire to gain chartered surveyor or chartered town planner status in the UK, you’ll be pleased to know our course has been developed in line with the requirements of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI). Plus, it offers the option to progress seamlessly onto a Masters level course when you graduate.

What’s covered in the course?

The course has been developed to reflect the connections between our other undergraduate courses and the range of professions active in managing the built environment, so you will receive a varied and comprehensive education.

You will assess how property development can affect individuals and groups, examining the process and outcomes. You will also look at development plans, policies and projects, as well as examining the physical, technical, legal, environmental and political factors affecting development decisions.

You will develop your awareness of the complexities and variety within and between different communities, as well as evaluating community participation and empowerment.

Entry requirements

UK students
Essential

At the point of application, you must have GCSE at Grade 4 (C) or above in English Language and Mathematics. Equivalent qualifications can be considered in lieu of GCSE subjects as long as the required subjects are covered.

BBC or 112 UCAS tariff points from A/AS Level with a minimum of 2 A Levels

Typical Offers
UK Qualification Requirements 2018/19
GCE A Level/ AS Level BBC or 112 UCAS tariff points from A/AS Level with a minimum of 2 A Levels
Access to Higher Education Diploma Pass overall with 60 credits, 45 at Level 3 and 15 at Level 2, including with a minimum of 12 credits achieved from any units awarded at Merit or Distinction
BTEC National Diploma (12-units not including early years) D*D* or combined with other level 3 qualifications to achieve a minimum total of 112 UCAS points (2017 entry)
BTEC Extended Diploma (18-units not including early years) DMM – 112 UCAS points
BTEC Subsidiary Diploma/ National Award (6-units not including early years) Combined with other level 3 qualifications to achieve a minimum total of 112 UCAS points (2017 entry)
BTEC Diploma in Foundation Studies in Art and Design Distinction
International Baccalaureate Diploma 1. For students who complete the full IB Diploma: a total of 14 points or above from three Higher Level Subjects.

2. Students who do not complete the IB Diploma will be considered on the basis of their IB Certificates.

Students must have grade 5 in Maths (Standard Level)
AND
English Group A – Grade 4 or above,
OR
English Group B and Ab Initio – Grade 5

Irish Leaving Certificate B2, B2, B3, B3, B3
Scottish Higher/ Advanced Higher AABB
Welsh Baccalaureate (core plus options) Combined with other level 3 qualifications to achieve a minimum total of 112 UCAS points (2017 entry)
Other qualifications
If you have a qualification that is not listed in the table please refer to our full entry requirements on UCAS.

Further guidance on tariff points can be found on the UCAS website.

International qualifications

EU/International students
Essential
EU/Non-EU (International) Qualifications Requirements 2018/19
IELTS 6.0 overall with 5.5 minimum in all bands
International Baccalaureate Diploma (or equivalent, including internationally accredited Foundation courses). 1. For students who complete the full IB Diploma: a total of 14 points or above from three Higher Level Subjects.

2. Students who do not complete the IB Diploma will be considered on the basis of their IB Certificates.

Students must have grade 5 in Maths (Standard Level)
AND
English Group A – Grade 4 or above,
OR
English Group B and Ab Initio – Grade 5

Country-specific entry requirements and qualifications.

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