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Realists are usually interested in 'things' - such as buildings, mechanics, equipment, tools, electronics etc. Their primary focus is dealing with these - as in building, fixing, operating or designing them. Involvement in these areas leads to high manual skills, or a fine aptitude for practical design - as found in the various forms of engineering.

Realists like to find practical solutions to problems using tools, technology and skilled work. Realists usually prefer to be active in their work environment, often do most of their work alone, and enjoy taking decisive action with a minimum amount of discussion and paperwork.
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LC248
Built Environment

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Undergraduate awards typically reflect three to five years of study after secondary school and include Ordinary (Level 7) and Honours Bachelor Degrees and Higher Diplomas (Level 8's).

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This is a one year common entry stage to the four honours degree programmes in the Built Environment. Successful completion of this Common Entry Year leads to admission to Stage 2 of the following programmes, subject to availability of places: BSc (Hons) in Quantity Surveying; BSc (Hons) In Property Valuation & Management; BSc(Hons) in Construction Management; BSc (Hons) in Civil Engineering Management. This Common Entry Year is suited to individuals who are looking for a career in the Construction Industry but are not sure of the specialism they wish to pursue


 
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Successful completion of this Common Entry Year leads to admission to Stage 2 of the following programmes, subject to availability of places:

  • BSc (Hons) in Quantity Surveying
  • BSc(Hons) In Property Valuation & Management
  • BSc(Hons) in Construction Management
  • BSc(Hons) in Civil Engineering Management



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