University of Westminster

Course Introduction

The Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment at the University of Westminster is one of the largest providers of built environment education in the country, and one of the few in the UK to bring together all the disciplines that inform the design and development of our cities. Our Property and Planning course provides a professionally'oriented education, producing graduates capable of dealing with all aspects of property and development including valuing, developing, planning, regeneration, managing, and investing in the property markets. 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.

Course Modules

Year 1 (credit level 4) subjects of study include: introduction to building technology; introduction to legal studies; introduction to property investment and valuation; introduction to urban policy and planning law; property data and markets; public and private finance in property. Year 2 (credit level 5) subjects of study include: commercial landlord and tenant law; housing law; managing property businesses; planning practice; residential property development; sales practice and marketing; valuation practice. Year 3 (credit level 6): a feature of the course is the opportunity to attend study visits to Germany during this year. Subjects of study include: development and investment appraisal; international planning and property practice; personal development for work; property management (residential and commercial); statutory valuation; 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 and 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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21% Total study time lectures

Total Written: 15%

Total Coursework: 83%

Total Practical: 2%

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

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