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Doctor of Professional Practice in Built Environment (DProf. Built Environment)

Leeds Beckett University

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  • Qualification

    DProf - Doctor of Professional Studies

  • Location

    Leeds Beckett University

  • Study mode

    Part time

  • Start date

    OCT

  • Duration

    5 years

Course summary

The built environment covers a broad area of professional practice including subject areas as construction management, building surveying, quantity surveying, architectural design and technology, real estate and facilities management. The built environment is witnessing a transformation to become a smart and technologically innovative one. This has provided opportunities to investigate and develop solutions for a construction industry that relate to these changes and other challenges. This doctorate will be of interest to built environment professionals who would like to develop knowledge and influence professional practice in various areas including, for example, innovation, Building Information Modelling, financial and commercial management, organisation and management issues, building surveying, building technology and facilities management.

Research proposal

Candidates will need to submit a 1,000 word research proposal alongside the standard doctoral application form. This will detail the area they will be investigating and should include a title, purpose of the project, references to relevant existing literature, methodology and proposed outcomes.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 7,000per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

Leeds Beckett University

  • University League Table

    118th

  • Campus address

    Leeds Beckett University, City Campus, Leeds, Leeds, LS1 3HE, England

Leeds Beckett is a global university, with an alumni community based in more than 150 countries around the world.
Leeds Beckett degrees are available to study in-country in China, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Mauritius, Nepal and Singapore.
In-country staff provide application support and advice in Bahrain, China, India, Nigeria, Qatar and Vietnam.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    26th out of 36 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 157
    99 60%

    32nd

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    90 90%

    13th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.73 75%

    30th

    10

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