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BSc (Hons) 4 years full-time, abroad 2017
BSc (Hons) 4 years full-time, sandwich 2017
BSc (Hons) 3 years full-time 2017
BSc (Hons) 5 years part-time 2017
Ucas points guide

120-128

% applicants receiving offers

94%

Subjects
  • Planning (urban, rural & regional)
Student score
Not Available
% employed or in further study
95% MED
Average graduate salary
£20k LOW
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What do you need to get in?

Source: UCAS

Main entry requirements

A level
Not Available

Scottish Highers
120-128

Scottish Advanced Highers
120-128

BTEC Diploma
MDD

BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma
MDD

International Baccalaureate
120

Three subjects at higher level with a minimum grade of 4 or above.

UCAS tariff points
120-128

If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 120-128 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.

The real story about entry requirements

% applicants receiving offers

94%

Provided by UCAS, this is the percentage of applicants who were offered a place on the course last year. Note that not all applicants receiving offers will take up the place, so this figure is likely to differ from applicants to places.

What does the numbers of applicants receiving course offers tell me?

Tuition fee & financial support

Not available

Maximum annual fee for UK students. NHS-funded, sandwich or part-time course fees may vary.

If you live in:

  • Scotland and go to a Scottish university, you won’t pay tuition fees
  • Northern Ireland and go to an NI uni, you’ll pay £3,805 in tuition fees
  • Wales you’ll pay £3,810 in fees and get a tuition fee grant to cover the rest
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Will this course suit you?

Sources: UCAS & KIS

Every degree course is different, so it’s important to find one that suits your interests and matches the way you prefer to work – from the modules you’ll be studying to how you’ll be assessed. Top things to look for when comparing courses

Course description

Our hands-on, practical course combines enthusiastic teaching from expert staff and industry professionals with the latest technology, such as industry-standard IT and Virtual Reality. Thanks to Northumbriaâ??s excellent business links, there are regular guest lectures and opportunities to work on live projects giving you invaluable experience of the property market. We use Newcastle as a teaching environment and make full use of the cityâ??s stunning built environment for property inspections and site visits. There is also a three-day study visit to London to gain an insight into the property market in the countryâ??s capital. Our well-established course has been accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) for more than 30 years and includes an optional placement year where you will work as a full-time trainee surveyor eligible to register for the RICS Assessment of Professional Competence. Graduates from this highly regarded professional course go on to a wide range of careers in property across the commercial, residential, private and public sectors.

Modules

Year 1: Constructional environmental and structural techniques; evolution of the built environment; introduction to valuation; business in the built environment; property development project; introduction to law for the built environment; property information management; sustainable development. Year 2: Intermediate valuation; property management; commercial property marketing; town and country planning; property economics; career and business development; commercial property law; surveying buildings. Optional sandwich year. Final year: Dissertation; advanced valuation; commercial property; planning and property development; property investment and finance; options: urban regeneration; land acquisition and compensation.

Northumbria University

City Campus East

At Northumbria you will be in Newcastle, one of the best student cities in the UK. Think culture, shopping, music, sport, nightlife and cost, with a students' union that is one of the best in the country, voted Union of the Year in 2011. One in seven people living in the city is a student. Plus this is a university where over 90% of graduates go into employment or further study.

How you'll spend your time

  • Lectures / seminars
  • Independent study
  • Placement
30%
70%

Year 1

24%
76%

Year 2

17%
83%

Year 3

How you'll be assessed

  • Written exams
  • Coursework
  • Practical exams
5%
67%
28%

Year 1

27%
65%
8%

Year 2

7%
93%

Year 3

What do the numbers say for

Where there isn’t enough reliable data about this specific course, we’ve shown aggregated data for all courses at this university within the same subject area

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What do students think about this subject here?

Source: NSS

Here's how satisfied past students were – useful to refer to when you’re narrowing down your options. Our student score makes comparisons easier, showing whether satisfaction is high, medium or low compared to other unis.

What do student satisfaction scores tell you?

Overall student satisfaction Not Available
Student score Not Available

Sorry, not enough students have taken this subject here before, so we aren't able to show you any information.

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Who studies this subject?

Source: HESA

Start building a picture of who you could be studying with by taking a look at the profile of people that have studied this subject here in previous years.

UK / Non-UK
21% of students here are from outside the UK
Male / Female
41% of students are female
Full-time / Part-time
60% of students are part-time
Typical Ucas points
381 entry points typically achieved by students
2:1 or above
N/A
Drop-out rate
0% of students do not continue into the second year of their course
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What are graduates doing after six months?

Source: DLHE

Here’s what students are up after they graduate from studying this subject here. We’ve analysed the employment rate and salary figures so you can see at a glance whether they’re high, typical or low compared to graduates in this subject from other universities. Remember the numbers are only measured only six months after graduation and can be affected by the economic climate - the outlook may be different when you leave uni. What do graduate employment figures really tell you?

% employed or in further study 95% MED
Average graduate salary £20k LOW
Graduates who are architects, town planners and surveyors

55%

Graduates who are business, finance and related associate professionals

5%

Graduates who are managers and proprietors in other services

5%

Employment prospects for graduates of this subject

Sources: DLHE & HECSU
This subject includes degrees in urban studies and housing as well as planning qualifications. Be a little careful when looking at the stats, as most jobs in planning, especially in town planning, go to Masters students in the subject – planning is a very popular Masters degree. So if you want a job in planning, expect to stay on at university after you have finished your first degree. Those who leave after their first degree are more likely to go into surveying. The subject is in demand, though, so despite the downturn in construction, planning graduates are less likely than the average to be out of work.
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