Mapping academic curriculum to the industry needs: Cases of real estate education in the UK

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dc.contributor.author Amidu, Abdul-Rasheed en
dc.contributor.author Ogbesoyen, O en
dc.coverage.spatial Nottingham, UK en
dc.date.accessioned 2017-11-22T22:28:59Z en
dc.date.issued 2016 en
dc.identifier.citation ERES Education Seminar 2016, Nottingham, UK, 09 Dec 2016 - 10 Dec 2016. 12th Annual ERES Education Seminar. ERES: Education Seminar. 13 pages. 2016 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2292/36511 en
dc.description.abstract The objective of this paper is to explore the extent to which current real estate academic curriculum in the UK align with industry needs in order to identify key areas for reform. A case study of four Universities was undertaken in the study. These cases were randomly selected from the Midlands, Northern and Southern parts of the UK. Data for the study was collected through a desk-top review of real estate curriculum from the four selected Universities and analysed using mind mapping approach. The study revealed that though knowledge from real estate academic curriculum aligns with the industry in six out of nine knowledge base areas, there were gaps in knowledge in the three areas considered most significant to the needs of industry. The study, therefore argues that universities may have dedicated enormous resources to educating real estate graduates in modules that are not necessarily essential to their daily job roles. This study is important in the sense that it is the first ever conducted to identify the key areas of the curriculum that show gaps in real estate education offered by universities in the UK. The findings of the research could inform future curriculum reform. en
dc.publisher ERES: Education Seminar en
dc.relation.ispartof ERES Education Seminar 2016 en
dc.relation.ispartofseries 12th Annual ERES Education Seminar en
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dc.title Mapping academic curriculum to the industry needs: Cases of real estate education in the UK en
dc.type Conference Item en
pubs.author-url https://eres.architexturez.net/doc/oai-eres-id-eres2016-edu-103 en
pubs.finish-date 2016-12-10 en
pubs.start-date 2016-12-09 en
dc.rights.accessrights http://purl.org/eprint/accessRights/RestrictedAccess en
pubs.subtype Abstract en
pubs.elements-id 644932 en
pubs.org-id Business and Economics en
pubs.org-id Property en
pubs.record-created-at-source-date 2017-08-07 en


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