Birmingham City University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Real Estate with Foundation Year

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Course summary

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Want to enter the exciting world of property? Discover our BSc (Hons) Real Estate with Foundation Year course. This degree is for you if you are interested in the study of the built environment and in the acquisition, disposal, management and valuation of land and buildings. About the Foundation Year The Foundation Year course option enables you to study for our BSc (Hons) degree over an extended full-time duration of four years by including a Foundation Certificate (year one of four). The Foundation Certificate provides a broad study programme that underpins the follow-on degree. In order to progress to the next year of your degree, it is necessary to achieve a pass in all of the modules of the Foundation Certificate. What's covered in the course? You will gain a detailed understanding of real estate, alongside learning to make an expert analysis of the processes of its ownership, development, occupation, valuation and management. You’ll also examine economics and finance, property valuation and management, development, construction, urban planning and law, ensuring you are equipped with the attributes you’ll need for a successful career. The course integrates technological, financial, legal and management issues, and you will connect the theories and practice of real estate to a range of real-life case studies, helping you understand the complex world of property. We will prepare you for a career in real estate, developing your collaborative skills and ensuring you are not only able to practise effectively within the global real estate industry, but that you are also sensitive to the needs of the diverse cultures that you come into contact with in your work. Especially relevant for the would-be chartered surveyor, this course offers a detailed study of the built environment alongside an expert analysis of the acquisition, disposal, management and valuation of land and buildings. Benefiting from our staff's close links with industry, the course thoroughly prepares you for the enormously varied work of a general practice surveyor. Why Choose Us?Accredited course - Fully accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), which ensures our course remains fresh and relevant, as well as providing key industry links and insight. • Employable Graduates - Our graduates have progressed into roles with companies such as; IP Global, Lambert Smith Hampton, CBRE, Cushman & Wakefield. • A leading provider - We are ranked 6th in the UK for courses in Land and Property Management (The Complete University Guide, 2020). • State-of-the-art facilities -You'll be studying at Millennium Point, with access to £6.5 million facilities. You will also benefit from high quality equipment and regular site visits which give you a close-up view of professional practice and an industry perspective on your studies. • Scholarships - You might be eligible for grant funding of up to £9,500 towards your degree, through the Built Environment Scholarship. You may also be able to gain funding through our travel scholarship scheme. • High course satisfaction - We scored 90.9 per cent for overall satisfaction in the National Student Survey 2020.

Course details


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
N23F
Institution code:
B25
Campus name:
Millennium Point Campus
Campus code:
A

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6with no less than 5.5 in any level

Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students
74%
Student satisfaction
72%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
90%
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Real Estate with Foundation Year at Birmingham City University - UCAS