Property and Construction Economics

Nottingham Trent University
Course summary
12 weeks
770.83 GBP excl. VAT
Part time
Next available date: 30/09/2020 14:00 - Nottingham
Last application: 07/09/2020
Professional Training

Course description

Property and Construction Economics

This course will give you the skills to evaluate economic theory and alternative approaches to market analysis and evaluation within the real estate and construction markets.

It will also develop your ability to evaluate and analyse how the real estate and construction professions operate and interact within the industries.

This course will include:

  • the resources and capacity to produce output in the property and construction sectors
  • price determination using supply and demand analysis
  • the impact of the real estate and construction industries on the national economy - and its sustainability
  • an overview of market structure, performance and behaviour in the UK
  • a comparative study of other European economies and government interventions.

By the end of this course, you’ll be able to:

  • analyse economic concepts relating to real estate and construction markets
  • evaluate the market structure of the industry
  • debate the economic and social importance to the economy and society
  • identify and analyse industry-wide problems based on an understanding of the market structure, performance and behaviour of the industry.

Teaching and learning will take place using a flexible programme of lectures, workshops, seminars and tutorials.

Suitability - Who should attend?

Level: Professional/postgraduate

Entry Requirements: You should have a minimum of three years’ professional experience and have the support of your employer to integrate study and projects into your day-to-day work.

You will probably be employed on significant infrastructure or building works, with experience of developing and coordinating projects.

If you wish to receive credit, you should also have a2:2 honours degree in a construction-related subject.

Applicants with non-standard entry qualifications and/or relevant experience will be considered on an individual basis.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

A CPD certificate will be issued upon successful completion of a course.

Passing the assessed element (an exam or coursework) can also contribute credit towards a postgraduate award. All candidates seeking credit will be assessed on a case-by-case basis. If you wish to receive credit you must mention this at the time of application, or with your tutor at the earliest opportunity.


The fee for this course is £925

Payment is due before the course starts.

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