Property and Spatial Planning is concerned with the management of urban land and property. It integrates knowledge and skills from a range of disciplines including, law, economics, geography, government and design. The programme prepares students for careers in general practice/urban surveying and spatial planning.
St. Mary'S Building, Old Aberdeen, AB24 3UF
About this course
First Year entry: Scottish Highers BBBB or Advanced Highers BCC. A Levels CCC
Advanced entry is considered on an individual basis depending on prior qualifications and experience.
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Programme Structure & Content
First and Second Year
The first two years are designed to provide an essential foundation for more advanced and specialised study in the final two years. Students attend courses on:
Principles of Property Valuation
Introduction to Investment and Finance
Land and Property Economics
Land and Property Law
Space Economy and Society
Planning and Governance in the UK
Participatory Environmental Planning
Third and Fourth Year (Honours)
The third and fourth years comprise of modules including:
Planning Theory and Ethics
International Property Market Analysis
Economic Development and Regeneration
Strategic Spatial Planning
Principles of Design and Placemaking
Teaching & Assessment
All courses involve lectures, tutorials, seminars and practical work, including fieldwork. Courses are normally assessed by a combination of coursework, such as essays, project reports and oral presentations and a written examination.
Comments: Joint Honours Programmes With: Property and Spatial Planning.
The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS)
The Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) Career opportunities: Graduates from this programme will have an exciting and virtually guaranteed range of employment opportunities in the built environment. Graduates can choose a wide diversity of potential employers including central and local government, planning consultancies, major firms of property consultants and surveyors, property development companies and house builders.