Property and Real Estate
School - School of the Built Environment
Subject area - Built Environment
UCAS Code: N230
Start Dates(s): January; September
Three years full-time
Four years full-time with optional Industrial Placement Year
Five years part-time
UK - £9,250 per year
International - £12,600 per year
- Accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS)
- Industrial placement year opportunity for full-time students
- You will develop knowledge and skills which will allow you to pursue a range of rewarding professional careers both nationally and internationally, with excellent opportunities
- Part-time study option
- Work/industrial placement opportunity
- International students can apply
If you wish to work in the property and real estate sector you must possess many key skills and competencies in areas such as valuation, development, investment and management. Property and real estate experts have an extensive understanding of the industry, and are able to confidently display a variety of proficiencies and professional knowledge to clients.
This course will prepare you for a career in the property and real estate sector, combining academic study with the application of professional skills and competencies.
Modules and assessments emulate typical issues encountered in professional practice, and you will work closely with other built environment students, mirroring the multidisciplinary, team-based approach of the modern construction and property industry. Additionally you will have the opportunity to enhance your professional knowledge by completing a one-year placement, which you arrange with our support, with a national or regional surveying practice or related employer.
This course is accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) meaning that you will be educated to the highest industry standards as well as developing your knowledge of the economic, legal, technical and managerial aspects of property and real estate.
Year 1 (If studied part-time Years 1 and 2)
Year one of this course has modules in common with other related courses within the school, meaning that you will benefit from collaborative learning with students from other disciplines, gaining an understanding of essential foundation subjects.
Modules may include:
- Principles of Valuation
- Economics and Management
- Introduction to Law and Regulatory Framework
- Appreciation of Technology
- Introduction to Property and Real Estate
- Property and Real Estate Project
Year 2 (If studied part-time Years 3 and 4)
During your second year you will be introduced to subjects specific to your course, as well as some modules which are common with other courses such as the multi-disciplinary project. This provides another opportunity for collaborative multidisciplinary working which is common practice in the modern construction and property industry.
Modules may include:
- Multi-Disciplinary Project
- Property and Commercial Lease Law and Practice
- Planning and Development
- Property Asset Management
- Property Economics
Year 3 (If studied part-time Years 4 and 5)
In your final year, you will be required to complete a number of modules as well as a research project on a built environment subject of your choice under the supervision of a member of the academic staff.
Modules may include:
- Property Finance and Investment
- Property and Real Estate Practice
- Property Development
- Advanced Valuation
- Discipline Research Project
- Introduction to Urban Regeneration
Industrial placement year
If you are studying full-time, you'll have the option to take an industrial year-out placement between years 2 and 3. If you wish to take a placement year you will be responsible for securing your own work placement. The university will help you to develop your employability skills. An academic member of staff is appointed to be your placement tutor. Your progress within your placement is monitored by the appointed placement tutor with visits to your place of employment, 'telephone visits' and the assessment of a written end of placement report which you prepare.
Please note, exact modules may vary in order to keep content current. Your tutor will be able to advise you as to the modules you will study on or before the start of the programme.