Welcome Message from The Head of Department- Estate Management And Valuation
I heartily welcome you to the portal of the Department of Estate Management and Valuation at the University of Calabar. The Department of Estate Management and Valuation at the University of Calabar was established on the 4th of October 2018 after securing approval from the University of Calabar Senate. The Department commenced administrative activity with the appointment of Dr. (Mrs.) Joy Eko Atu as the pioneer Head of the Department. Academic activities started in the 2019/2020 academic session with the admission of its pioneer students. The department’s vision is to train and graduate an efficient, and passionate, workforce who are competent in the valuation of resources for efficient management.
To this end, the Bachelor of Science degree in Estate Management and Valuation of the University is geared to produce researchers and graduates in Estate Management and Valuation profession who are well equipped with the requisite skills for active participation in property valuation, and management for socio-economic development and environmental sustainability, hence, our motto ‘Valuation for Efficient Resources Management’.
Our vision is to be at the forefront of research, training, and graduating efficient workforce who are passionate, and competent in optimizing the sustainable use and maintenance of land and land resources as estate surveyors, valuers, and managers.
To this end, the department has engaged highly trained and qualified academic and administrative staff who are vision-driven to achieve the mission of producing graduates in Estate Management and Valuation who are well equipped with requisite skills for active participation in property valuation, and management for socio-economic development and environmental sustainability.
Thank you for visiting our page. I am looking forward to receiving your feedback, questions, and comments.
Dr Joy Eko Atu JP
Head of Department
Mission / Vision / Philosophy / Objective
To produce researchers and graduates in Estate Management and Valuation profession who are well equipped with requisite skills for active participation in property valuation, and management for socio economic development and environmental sustainability.
To be at the forefront of research, training and graduating efficient workforce who are passionate, and competent in optimizing the sustainable use and maintenance of land and land resources as estate surveyors, valuers and managers.
The department is established to produce competent estate surveyors and valuers with sufficient knowledge and skills to optimize the use of land resources to facilitate economic development and environmental sustainability. It is hinged on efficient use of real estate and effective operation on the real estate market. Efficient utilization of land provides an ethical base which is founded on generic and intellectual concept of highest and best use. The main purpose of estate management and valuation is the assimilation and development of knowledge with requisite skills and competence for the service of the public. Hence, estate management and valuation refer to a study of the body of knowledge concerned with the valuation of interests in land, development and management of land and environmental resources. The aim is to demonstrate a culture of sustained scholarship and excellence through the process of teaching, learning and research. The department is committed to this philosophy by ensuring that it is recognized by professional bodies and among the leading academic real estate establishment anywhere in the world.
The aim of the program is to produce graduates equipped with sufficient knowledge and requisite skills for professional practice and academic challenges in national development. The objectives are:
i. Provide training for acquisition of knowledge in real estate specializations.
ii. Stimulate and develop analytical skills for solution of various problems in land use, valuation, development, management of land and environmental resources.
iii. Pursue creative thinking and discovery of knowledge through research and interdisciplinary collaboration.
iv. Develop in the students, survival skills in an ever changing economic, technological and political world.
v. Provide leadership and service on graduation, to address social, economic, intellectual, political and environmental challenges.
The Department of Estate Management and Valuation in the University of Calabar was established on the 4th of October 2018 with the approval of the University’s Senate. The brand-new department of Estate Management and Valuation (EMV) emerged alongside the Faculty of Environmental Sciences, the departments of Surveying and Geoinformatics, Urban and Regional Planning, Architecture and the upgrading of a program:- Environmental Resources Management to a full-fledged department. These new departments evolved with the expansion of the Department of Geography and Environmental Science into a full-blown Faculty of Environmental Sciences. Hence, the Department of Estate Management & Valuation is domiciled in the Faculty of Environmental Sciences.
The Department commenced administrative activity immediately with the appointment of Dr. (Mrs.) Joy Eko Atu as the pioneer Head of the Department. However, academic activity kickstarted in the department with the 2019/2020 academic session when the department admitted its pioneer students after the resource verification by National University Commission.
Contact UsAddress: Department of Estate Management And Valuation, University Of Calabar.