Royal Agricultural University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Real Estate with Placement Year

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Course summary

The UK, Singapore, Dubai, Brussels and Hong Kong are just some of the destinations where graduates of this course have gone on to work, in both rural and urban environments. Whether you wish to pursue a career in commercial, rural, residential or industrial property our Real Estate course will develop your skills, networks and confidence. Graduates have fulfilled roles at prestigious companies such as Deloitte Real Estate, Hamptons International and Savills. Accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), this is the ideal launch pad into the professional world of real estate. You will learn about acquisition, sales, letting, development and management of property interests and investments, town and country planning and building construction. Course structure You will cover rural as well as urban property issues throughout all years of the programme. The broad nature of the curriculum keeps your options open for future specialism in areas that interest you most in your final year. Modules are divided into three streams: Property, Land Use and Development and Business. You will learn through lectures, smaller group tutorials, visiting lecturers from industry, practical sessions, study visits and real-life case studies as well as completing a Research Project in a subject area of specific interest. The course is also flexible and it is possible to transfer on to the Rural Land Management degree at the end of the first year, and occasionally, at the end of the second year. Work placement In your first and second year, you are encouraged to organise your own work experience during the holidays with assistance from our Careers Team. At the end of your second year you will be placed with a firm or organisation to complete a minimum of two weeks of work experience. The one year placement in Year 3, is designed to enable students to complete a relevant enhanced work placement experience to help them identify future career choices and enhance relevant skills sets sought by employers. It is an additional module that students can choose to take after their work experience at Level 5. The module allows students to develop a deeper understanding and gain further experience in a relevant business or employment area to enhance their work experience at Level 5. Students are expected to experience and engage in various aspects of their chosen industry from an operational to practical working. Whilst not a pre-condition for entry, you are encouraged to gain, where possible, some professional work experience in a property/real estate related discipline before embarking on your programme of study. Work experience might be, for example, in one or two of the following areas, although the list is not exhaustive by any means: sales, and/or letting of residential, commercial, leisure, industrial or retail property. You might also consider the following: real estate/property management, or property/real estate asset management, real estate/property investment, town and country spatial planning, and development/re-development of property/real estate. Your work experience might be in a rural and/or urban environment.

Course details

Modules

Indicative Modules:

  • Valuation
  • Law
  • Property Transactions
  • Surveying
  • Introduction to Property Economics
- Professional Practice

Professional bodies

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

  • Chartered Surveyors, Royal Institution of

How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
N208
Institution code:
R54
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Each applicant is assessed on individual merit and offers can vary. All qualifications that you have already studied or still working towards, will be considered when reviewing your application. The entry requirements listed above represent typical offers for some of the most popular qualifications taken by applicants. If you cannot find the qualifications that you are studying (or have previously studied) please contact our Admissions Office Tel: 01285 889912; or Email: [email protected] for advice.

Additional entry requirements

Interview

may be required


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6no element below 5.5

Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £13500 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
International £13500 Year 1

Additional fee information

UK - Tuition fees for Placement Year - £1,850 EU/Overseas - Tuition fees for Placement Year = £2700
Real Estate with Placement Year at Royal Agricultural University - UCAS