Core Module Information
Module title: Surveying (GA)

SCQF level: 07:
SCQF credit value: 20.00
ECTS credit value: 10

Module code: BSV07405
Module leader: Grant Sinclair
School School of Computing, Engineering and the Built Environment
Subject area group: Built Environment


Description of module content:

Maintenance economics and life cycle costing; commercial property management issues/ structures of the industry; marketing; insurance work fire flood etc.; external work maintenance; vandalism; communications and IT maintenance; DIY; maintenance of building services; home improvement; tendering/ maintenance contracts; health & safety annual checks/ programmes; central government policy; contingency planning; building control and its role; professional ethics; the maintenance manager in housing /commercial/ retail / leisure / industry; service charges. The role of the property manager, models of property management, property management (acquisition, leasing and disposal), managing commercial and residential leases.

Learning Outcomes for module:

On completion of this module you will be able to:

LO1: demonstrate the nature and extent of maintenance operations and how to carry out condition surveys and the maintenance requirements of building services.
LO2: Understand the impact of design and construction on maintenance, life cycle costs and how this affects an assets value
LO3: Understand how the various elements of the building work inter relate
LO4: explain the property management process in terms of outright acquisition and demonstrate a knowledge and understanding of commercial and residential property leases management and disposal.

Full Details of Teaching and Assessment
2023/4, Trimester 1, FACE-TO-FACE, Edinburgh Napier University
Occurrence: 001
Primary mode of delivery: FACE-TO-FACE
Location of delivery: MERCHISTON
Partner: Edinburgh Napier University
Member of staff responsible for delivering module: Grant Sinclair
Module Organiser:

Student Activity (Notional Equivalent Study Hours (NESH))
Mode of activityLearning & Teaching ActivityNESH (Study Hours)
Face To Face Lecture 36
Face To Face Tutorial 8
Independent Learning Guided independent study 156
Total Study Hours200
Expected Total Study Hours for Module200

Type of Assessment Weighting % LOs covered Week due Length in Hours/Words
Essay 100 1-4 3 HOURS= 00.00, WORDS= 2000
Component 1 subtotal: 100
Component 2 subtotal: 0
Module subtotal: 100

Indicative References and Reading List - URL:
BSV07405 Surveying GA