Course Information Undergraduate prospectus

Project (BA H Property Development and Management)

Course summary

Course code: LAND1035
Level: 6
Credits: 30
School: Architecture, Computing and Hums
Department: Built Environment
Course Coordinator(s): Charles Vanderpuye


Pre and co requisites



The aims of this Course are to:

Provide students with an opportunity to carry out a substantial critical, in-depth study in a subject area of particular interest to the student.
Develop their knowledge of investigation and research methods.
Enable students to explore and build expertise in an area of study that may help them in their future career.

Learning outcomes

On completing this course successfully you will be able to:

Investigate and appraise a range of research methods to collect and analyse data.
To examine and reflect on data collected in order to draw appropriate conclusions.
Be able to manage time and organise the work load effectively.
Read critically.
Produce a well-structured project.

Teaching and learning activity

This course will include introductory lectures, group tutorials and individual tutorials and a term one presentation forming part of the final assessment.

Learning Time (1 credit = 10 hours)

Scheduled contact hours:

Note: include in scheduled time: project supervision, demonstrations, practical classes and workshops, supervised time in studio or workshop, scheduled lab work , fieldwork, external visits, work-based learning where integrated into a structured academic programme.
Lectures 10;
seminars 0;
supervised practical sessions 0;
tutorials 30;
formative assessment 20;
other scheduled time 0.
Guided independent study:

Note: include in guided independent study preparation for scheduled sessions, follow up work, wider reading or practice, revision.
Independent coursework 240;
Independent laboratory work 0;
other non-scheduled time 0;
Placements (including work placement and year abroad) 0;
Total hours (Should be equal to credit x 10) 300.


Project - 10,000 words. 100% weighting. Pass mark 40%.