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Law for Surveyors

property management cpd
  • Level(s) of study: Short course
  • Study mode(s): Short course
  • Location: City Campus
  • Starting: 30 September 2020
  • Course duration: Wednesday mornings term-time only (typically 9 am - 12 noon) for twelve weeks, plus coursework

This course will help you develop your knowledge and understanding of the legislation and legal principles relevant to the work of Chartered Surveyors and advisers working in the real estate and construction professions.


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

  • understand the operation of Acts of Parliament and case law within the legal system of England and Wales
  • evaluate and apply these principles of law within the context of the property industry
  • analyse different legal aspects of property occupation in current practice
  • understand law and practice in appraising scenarios using legal authority and reasoning to inform your future practice.

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 English legal system
  • contracts
  • tort, including negligence and occupiers’ liability
  • health and safety law
  • property law including land law, landlord and tenant law, and sustainability.

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