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Sarah Cardwell

Sarah Cardwell BA Hons, MSc, FHEA

Senior Lecturer In Real Estate


Sarah has worked at Sheffield Hallam University since 2012. Prior to this she worked in real estate practice  specialising in the area of Valuation. Whilst in this role she undertook valuations for a range of property types, for purposes including secured lending, asset valuations and consultancy.


After completing the MSc Property Appraisal and Management course at Sheffield Hallam Sarah completed her Assessment of Professional Competence at a general practice firm in South Yorkshire.  Following this she worked for a number of years at a national real estate consultancy in the Valuation department.

Her previous experience within the private sector allows her to offer the technical, commercial and personal skills to prepare students for a successful career as a chartered surveyor by translating professional experience into an academic context.

Sarah teaches the core valuation and asset management modules at both undergraduate and postgraduate level.  This includes the application of valuation in practice, incorporating the professional body standards and ethics. Subject areas include data collection and market analysis, conventional methods of valuation, discounted cash flow analysis, valuation reporting, and statutory issues.  Sarah also teaches Economics across all Built Environment courses at Level 4.


Department of the Natural and Built Environment

College of Social Sciences and Arts

Sarah is the Course Leader for MSc Real Estate as well as a tutor for a number of modules across the undergraduate programme.

Other activities

CPD Delivery to external bodies; Academic Advisor; Participation in recruitment events.

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