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Property and Construction Economics

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Construction site

Wednesdays 9 am - 1 pm

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

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Course Dates

4th October 2017 – 24th January 2018

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Course Description

The course 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 economic and market structure of the property and construction industries
  • 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 to other European economies, and government interventions.

By the end of this course you will 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 general economy and society
  • identify and analyse industry-wide problems based on an understanding of the market structure, performance and behaviour of the industry.

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

Successful completion can also contribute 15 credits towards a PGDip or MSc award.

How to apply

Please read the guidance notes and complete the application form.

You should then email your form to be considered by the academic team.

Any questions? Contact the short course team:


Telephone: +44 (0)115 848 2813