University of Westminster

Course Introduction

This programme in property and constructing is split into 4 main areas: Property and planning focuses on business improvement districts, the use of taxation in sustainable development, and property and development finance; technical construction research concerns the role of building services and design technology for low carbon building. Other research is concerned with fibre'reinforced concrete, passive solar design, and energy issues of the built environment; construction management research focuses on incentivisation schemes in project management, risk management projects and project finance; construction economics research has been in infrastructure markets, international construction and economic theory applied to the construction sector.

Course Additional Entry

You will need: a minimum classification of 2.1 in a 1st degree (or equivalent); and, preferably, a Master's degree (or Master's degree pending); and (if English is not your 1st language) appropriate English language qualifications (you will normally be required to achieve minimum IELTS scores of 6.5 or equivalent). You will also need to have the commitment and motivation to undertake a sustained programme of independent and self'directed study and training as a researcher.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
2 - 4 years
Full Time
4 - 8 years
Part Time