This course is an introductory course to land economy designed primarily for students in Estate Management and allied disciplines such as Urban and Regional Planning. It is a theoretical course, however the knowledge gained will enhance the studentsâ€™ understanding of the concepts of land, Land Economics, Land as a factor of production and concepts of rent, land use and urbanisation among others.
Importance and scope of agriculture. Land and its uses with particular reference to agriculture. Introductory crop production. Agricultural ecology of Nigeria. Agronomy of some arable crops. Land preparation. Harvesting, processing and reservation method. Farm tools and machinery including tractor driving and by-products. Basic farm management techniques. Fisheries and wildlife production. Forest products. General introduction to livestock production and health.
. This course provides students with requisite knowledge in the practice of property valuation which is one of the core subjects in Estate Management. Specifically, students will be able to appreciate economic basis of property values, the concepts of value, price, worth and their relationship with value; determinants of property values etc. After studying course you should be able to explain the types, basis and purpose of valuation; identify factors affecting property values and the process involved in property valuation.
The course covers the following topics Formation of contract, parties to a contract, void and voidability of a contract, parties to a contract, termination of contracts, remedies for breach. Special topics: sales of land and goods, agency, the legal position of auctioneers and estate agents, insurance, hire purchase, sales of goods etc.
This is a first practical course in Estate Management and Valuation purposely designed for students in the department to stimulate and engage studentsâ€™ interest to have their head, heart and hands at work to apply the various subject areas studied in the programme to solve real-life practical problems encountered by the practising Estate Surveyors and Valuers. As a practical course, the focus is to develop the studentsâ€™ ability to integrate and apply the knowledge acquired in their theoretical based courses in the practice of Estate Management and Valuation in order to enhance their understanding of the programme and prepare them for other applications to be encountered at higher levels and the task in the industry. Topics to be covered include Introduction to the Use and Application of Basic Tools and Equipments for Inspection, Safety Precautions and Procedures for Inspection, Site visits and location of properties, Physical inspection of properties, Data Compilation from Site Visits and Inspection, and Studio Work and Data Analysis. It also includes a visit to the Mechanical Engineering Workshop for inspection of plant and machinery.
This is a course designed for students in quantity surveying and other allied disciplines. That is, the Architecture, Building and Estate Surveying students will be given the opportunity to understand the rudiments of building measurement. The main focus of the course is to impact to the students the major traditional functions of a quantity surveyor in the ways they communicates/interacts with other construction professionals in the construction industry, principles of building measurement and the preparation of the bill of quantity. Topics to be covered include the introduction to the methods of communication in the construction industry, applied mensuration and bill preparation process with emphasis on the communication in the construction industry, the use of the Building and Engineering Standard Methods of Measurement (BESMM 3), bill preparation processes and the measurement of simple building foundation.
This course is an introduction to construction of buildings. It is designed primarily for students in Quantity Surveying and Estate Management. It focuses on the study of the following aspects of building construction; site preparation, construction of simple foundations, floor construction, walls, and general concrete works. As a practical oriented course, the focus is to impart understanding of the construction methods in the students in order to prepare them for other specialised applications to be encountered at higher levels. Topics to be covered include functional requirements and their design and construction requirements; types and methods of classification; component members and methods of construction of the selected elements and trade works in the building.
This course is a second year course on basic elements of planning designed primarily for students in Urban and Regional Planning, Remote Sensing and Geo-informatics and Estate Management. It is a course that provides basic knowledge on planning models â€“ iconic, analogue and symbolic models (descriptive, predictive and planning), the planning process narrating stages and techniques in planning activities, and the process of generating and transforming urban and regional structure in the global system with particular emphasis on the trend in the formation of human communities â€“ village, town and city. It also focuses on the city structure and urban system including the formal and informal economic, social and physical structure.
This will involve field planting. Each student will be allocated a field plot for the planting and management of an arable crop. Students will be exposed to practical work in animal production and health, fisheries and wildlife management, and crop and forestry nurseries.
This course provides students with requisite knowledge in the practice of property valuation which is one of the core subjects in Estate Management. Specifically, students will be able to identify principal types of landed properties, appropriate valuation methods to apply as well as data requirement for the use of the methods.
The course covers the following topics: General Principles of Tort, Torts affecting land, Negligence, Nuisance, Trespass, Strict Liability, Liability for animals
This course is an introductory course to land economy designed primarily for students in Estate Management and allied disciplines such as Urban and Regional Planning. It is a theoretical course, however it will be a reorientation for students as the knowledge gained will enhance their appreciation of land resources, income flow and investment opportunities in real estate. Topics to be covered include theory of income, consumption, savings and investment; unemployment, international trade and conservation of land resources.
This course is an introduction to construction of buildings; it builds on the knowledge gained from the preliminary course â€“ QSV 203 (Construction Technology I). It is designed primarily for students in Quantity Surveying and Estate Management. However, it focuses on the selected elements and components of a building which includes roof, doors and windows, stairs, surface finishes, temporary works and drainage works in building. As a practical oriented course, the focus is to impart understanding of the construction methods in the students in order to prepare them for other specialised applications to be encountered at higher levels. Topics to be covered include functional requirements and their functions; types and methods of classification; component members and methods of construction of the selected elements in the building.