Last modified: 31 May 2022 13:05
This course introduces students to the world of the built environment, professional surveying practice and the construction industry. The first section of the course discusses the different types and characteristics of property in the UK and the different legal interests that can exist in property, why people invest in property and why and how property is developed; the second section focuses on the design and construction of buildings, the identification of defects as well their impact on the environment and relevant sustainability issues.
|Session||Second Sub Session||Credit Points||15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)|
Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.
Assignment 1: Students will be provided with 2 articles on 2 different subject areas covered in the course and will be asked to provide answers to a series of short questions. Max 750 words for each article (50%);
Assignment 2: Open book assessment set over 48 hours in week 12 or 13 of term circa 400 wods per question (50%).
Alternative Resit Assessment
Assessment comprising 2 short essay questions (750 words each) and will be available for a specified week in resit period (100%).
There are no assessments for this course.
|Knowledge Level||Thinking Skill||Outcome|
|Factual||Remember||ILO’s for this course are available in the course guide.|
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