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Building Technology

property management cpd
  • Level(s) of study: Short course
  • Study mode(s): Short course
  • Location: City Campus
  • Starting: 29 September 2020
  • Course duration: Tuesday mornings term-time only (typically 9 am - 12 noon) for twelve weeks, plus coursework

This course explores technological and philosophical aspects of construction techniques and management processes.

Strongly supported by case studies and live projects, it focuses on the introduction of construction details and management processes from inception to completion, including innovative forms of construction.


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

  • analyse and interpret complex information and issues in a systematic, critical and creative manner - and make logical recommendations
  • identify and solve problems, generating new ideas and innovations where appropriate
  • communicate information, ideas and concepts in a clear, articulate fashion
  • demonstrate personal and interpersonal skills, and be able to work constructively in a team
  • apply ethical and professional values.

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.

Any questions?

Contact the short course team:

Email: cpdbe@ntu.ac.uk

Telephone: +44 (0)115 848 2813

What you'll study

This course will include:

  • the design process, sustainability and energy
  • the introduction of emerging technologies
  • site investigation, risk assessment, health and safety and welfare
  • the construction process
  • management principles, planning and scheduling
  • a study of ground works, services, substructure, superstructure, components and finishes and materials.

How you’re taught

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

Entry requirements

Level: Professional/postgraduate

Entry Requirements: You should have a minimum of three years’ professional experience.

If you wish to receive credit, you should also have a 2:2 honours degree in a subject unrelated or partially related to real estate or construction.

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

Level: Professional/postgraduate

Entry Requirements: You should have a minimum of three years’ professional experience.

If you wish to receive credit, you should also have a 2:2 honours degree in a subject unrelated or partially related to real estate or construction.

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

How to apply

Please read the guidance notes and complete the application form.

You should then your form to be considered by the academic team: cpdbe@ntu.ac.uk

Please read our notes on the University's commitment to delivering the educational services advertised.

Please read the guidance notes and complete the application form.

You should then your form to be considered by the academic team: cpdbe@ntu.ac.uk

Please read our notes on the University's commitment to delivering the educational services advertised.

Fees and funding

The fee for this course is £925

Payment is due before the course starts.

The fee for this course is £925.

Payment is due before the course starts.

Still need help?

+44 (0)115 941 8418