NTU is one of the leading providers of property education in the UK. This course is accredited by The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and will provide you with detailed specialist knowledge and skills in a range of areas such as site appraisal, spatial and urban design which will help give your degree a competitive edge. It comprehensively oversees the entire development process, from site identification, analysis, design, viability and finance through the planning system and ultimately to the delivery of a development scheme. You’ll be taught by academic experts who have both industry experience, academic research and are representatives of professional bodies. From time to time speakers from industry will lead your lectures. You’ll be assessed through a mixture of coursework, practical exercises and exams. However, the majority of your assessment will be coursework and will take shape in the form of essays, projects, reports and presentations. NTU focus heavily on offering you a well-rounded course that prepares you efficiently to enter the world of work. You’ll be encouraged to undertake work experience to build your CV and to gain additional skills, put your learning into practice and to help you stand out within the graduate employment market. Or you may want to undertake the four year sandwich course where you will work for a year and gain invaluable industry experience that will give you real hands-on experience and knowledge for your future employment which will be fast-paced. 100% of our placement students are in work or further education within just six months of graduating ( DLHE survey). Our students worked for a variety of companies such as Jaguar Land Rover, Barratt Homes, Berkley Group and Innes England. During this year some of our students earn up to £24,800. The placement year will help you in terms of your academic performance the crucial employability skills which you’ll gain. Skills such as technical skills, competency skills and the ability to articulate skills. This is also a great opportunity to expand your network of contacts and to explore an area of work which is aligned to your career ambitions. Many of the companies are RICS accredited which means that the year counts towards your RICS Assessment of Professional Competence (APC) and to becoming a chartered surveyor. You’ll have the opportunity to go on a European field trip which is included within your course fees. Recently our students visited development sites and professionals from the industry in Berlin and Hamburg. Through trips, you’ll get to explore worldwide best practice in property development, infrastructure and planning. During your final year you’ll be able to benefit from having a mentor from industry who will offer you additional support to enhance your employability. Visit the NTU website to find out more about this course.