The School of Property, Construction and Planning is a major provider of professionally relevant courses for the property and construction industries We are a modern, multi-disciplinary and diverse educational champion of the built environment, offering courses dedicated to the teaching of future professionals.
Each course is accredited by at least one of six professional bodies:
- Institution of Chartered Surveyors
- Town Planning Institute
- Institute of Architectural Technologists
- The Association of Building Engineers
- Institute of Building
- Association of Estate Agents
Our core activity is educating professionals for a technical, ethical, economic, political and social world where the built and natural environment forms the context for human activity.
The success of our courses is due to our balanced approach to learning which incorporates research, scholarship and industry engagement, together with practice. Each course, however, also has a strong sense of individual purpose underpinned by multi-disciplinary activities.
Our teaching and assessment is driven by a commitment to creating highly competent practitioners who can continue to develop not only themselves but the wider industry. Problem solving, team work and wider appreciation are actively encouraged, with functional and procedural knowledge as a support.