University of Westminster

Course Introduction

The Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment at Westminster is one of the largest providers of built environment education in the country. You will study at our newly refurbished Marylebone Campus, where a '20m development has provided world'class facilities, including well'resourced construction laboratories, traditional and digital workshops, and a substantial 24'hour library. We use our central London location to great effect, and you will benefit from the strong connections and regular contact with professional bodies, and the leading practitioners involved in the delivery of our courses. Our teaching is informed by research, bringing the latest developments from the sector into the classroom and lecture theatre; 20 per cent of the Faculty's research was judged as 'World Leading' and a further 45 per cent as 'Internationally Excellent' in the Research Excellence Framework 2014.

Course Modules

Year 1: introduction to building technology; introduction to property investment and valuation; introduction to legal studies; property economics; public and private finance in property; introduction to urban policy and planning law; global cities: introduction to urban sociology. Year 2: valuation practice; environmental law and policy; managing property businesses; housing law; planning practice; urban regeneration and development; London's city regeneration. Year 3: development and investment appraisal; property management (residential and commercial); personal development for work; international planning and property practice; community engagement in urban policy making and implementation; sustainability and planning.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
3 years
Full Time
BSc (Hons) £12,500  Academic year. First year overseas fees
3 years
Full Time
BSc (Hons) £9,000  Academic year. First year home fees
5 years
Part Time Day or Evening
BSc (Hons)

Qualifications required:

  • Tariff 112
  • SQA Higher
  • Irish Leaving Certificates BBCC
  • European Baccalaureate 60%
  • GCE AS-level
  • GCE A-level BBC
  • SQA Advanced Higher
  • BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma
  • BTEC Level 3 Diploma
  • BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma MMD
  • GCSE/SQA Standard Grade
  • OCR National Certificate (6 Units)
  • OCR National Diploma (12 Units)
  • OCR National Extended Diploma (18 Units) M2

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£30,000 Average salary 6 months after course has finished

92% Go on to work and/or study

In work 84
Studying 4
Studying and working 4
Unemployed 7
Unknown 0

21% Total study time lectures

Total Written: 15%

Total Coursework: 82%

Total Practical: 3%

£4,700 - £6,700
Typical cost of university accommodation

£5,400 - £9,000
Typical cost of private accommodation