Nottingham Trent University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Real Estate

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Course summary

The property industry is a dynamic field that reacts to macroeconomic trends like interest rates, population growth and economic strength. There is a constant demand for graduates with skills in management, planning investment and negotiation. This course will introduce you to all aspects of property management, including valuation, development, sustainability, and financing projects. You'll comprehensively examine real estate – from development, investment and management, through to sale and acquisition. You'll develop skills in areas including business planning and project management and learn from the relationships between – and the demands of – occupiers developers, investors and funders. Key features

  • Professional accreditation | Our course is accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), recognising the quality and relevance of the course content and representing your first step towards becoming a Chartered Surveyor.
  • Live projects |  Apply your learning to the real world, with opportunities to take part in live projects as part of the course. Assessments have been based on real projects, supported by industry clients. Previous projects have been set by Savills, Sainsbury’s, Dixons, Specsavers and JLL.
  • Placement year | Gain vital skills and experience in the workplace by undertaking a one-year placement on our sandwich route. Previously, students have spent their placements at companies such as Gerald Eve LLP, Faithful+Gould and Lambert Smith Hampton.
  • Outstanding employability | 100% of our BSc (Hons) Real Estate Sandwich graduates who entered employment are in a 'High Skilled' role 15 months after finishing their degrees (latest Graduate Outcomes Survey 2017-18).
  • NTU is renowned | We're ranked Top 3 in the UK for Land & Property Management subjects (Complete University Guide 2023).

Course details


Year One

  • Professional, Academic and Business Skills (20 credit points)
  • Surveying Skills (20 credit points)
  • Construction (20 credit points)
  • Economics and Valuation (20 credit points)
  • Law (20 credit points)
  • Planning and Land Use (20 credit points)
Year Two
  • Valuation (20 credit points)
  • Real Estate Economics (20 credit points)
  • Property Management and Agency (40 credit points)
  • Property Development: Principles and Practice (20 credit points)
  • Employability and Commercial Awareness (20 credit points)
Year Three
  • This is your opportunity to spend a year working in industry, giving you real hands-on experience and introducing you to exciting opportunities for your future employment. A successful completion of the placement year will lead you to an additional qualification – the Diploma in Professional Practice.
Final Year
  • Investment Appraisal and Valuation (20 credit points)
  • Portfolio and Fund Management (40 credit points)
  • Corporate Real Estate (40 credit points)
- Research Project (20 credit points)

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • Chartered Surveyors, Royal Institution of

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

We also consider equivalent qualifications and combinations. Please contact Nottingham Trent University Admissions team for further information.

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Fees and funding

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Additional fee information

Tuition fees for 2023 entry are yet to be confirmed. As a guide and to enable you to plan your finances, the fees for Home undergraduate students for 2022 are £9250. The current expectation is that the University may increase this for future and subsequent years of study in line with inflation and as specified by the Government.
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