Property and Spatial Planning

Bachelor's degree

In Aberdeen

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  • Type

    Bachelor's degree

  • Location

    Aberdeen (Scotland)

  • Duration

    4 Years

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.



Start date

Aberdeen (Aberdeen City)
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St. Mary'S Building, Old Aberdeen, AB24 3UF

Start date

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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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Course programme

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
  • Sustainable Development
  • 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
  • Applied Valuation
  • 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.

Additional information

Comments: Joint Honours Programmes With: Property and Spatial Planning. Professional Accreditation: 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.

Property and Spatial Planning

Price on request