|Application deadline:||International applications (non-EU) 25 July 2014 UK and EU applications 29 August 2014|
|Tuition fee:|| |
|Duration full-time:||12 months|
|Delivery mode:||On Campus|
|Educational variant:||Part-time, Full-time|
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This Masters programme will deliver a highly regarded professional education in city planning and real estate development. It has been developed in close consultation with the relevant professional, policy and business communities and is intended to provide an intensive fast-track entry to a professional career.
* MSc: 12 months full-time; 24 months part-time, up to 60 months on modular basis
As a graduate you will be in possession of an MSc degree recognised by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI). You can develop your career as a chartered town planner, chartered surveyor, or both.
Opportunities exist in planning consultancies, property developers, real estate agencies and consultancies, housebuilders, local authorities, regeneration and development agencies and the civil service.
If you are interested in helping to shape the future of towns, cities and regions, then this programme will provide you with an excellent base on which to build a fascinating and rewarding career.
We introduce you to key drivers of urban change, including real estate markets and governance processes. We set Scottish experience in an international context, challenging you to reconcile the social, economic and environment aspects of sustainable urban development. We offer a practically orientated programme with professional accreditation, bringing you in direct contact with developers, investors, consultants, planners and other key actors.
You will take a series of core courses and undertake a dissertation or a major project in real planning and real estate development.
Core courses provide you with a grounding in core knowledge and skills required of planners and surveyors working within the planning and development field. Subjects covered include planning and real estate development processes, real estate economics, valuation and development appraisal, spatial planning strategies.
* Contemporary planning systems
* Designing places
* Development economics
* Development process
* Global cities
* Governance and markets
* Professional practices, ethics and management
* Spatial planning strategies
* Real estate markets
* Real estate valuation and appraisal.
Courses are assessed by a mix of continuous methods to enable you to develop a suitable balance of planning and real estate development competencies. They will involve you attending lectures, seminars and tutorials and taking part in project, IT lab, field and team work.