University of Manchester

Degree level: Undergraduate

Master of Planning with Real Estate with Professional Placement

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Course summary

MPRE Master of Planning with Real Estate with a Professional Placement is a five-year enhanced undergraduate degree which gives you real-world experience and key employability skills, and is accredited by both the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) and the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS). The curriculum of Years 1, 3 and 4 are the same as our BSc Planning and Real Estate, in which you will consider the issues faced by professionals in dealing with the planning, development and management of all aspects of our built and natural environments. In the third year of study you will embark on a paid work placement with an organization engaged with planning, environment, urban design and/or real estate to apply the conceptual, digital and communication skills you practice. The fifth year of study is at taught master's level and provides professional training in real estate. However, if you change your mind about your future career, you can choose to exit the MPRE after four years and graduate with a BSc Planning and Real Estate. Understanding and engaging with the problems facing the communities and places in which we live, work and play is at the heart of what we do in the department of Planning and Environmental Management at The University of Manchester. Effective planning, development and management of our towns, cities and countryside is crucial in an age when governments and societies all over the world are struggling to deliver sustainable development. Understanding and engaging with the problems facing the communities and places in which we live, work and play is at the heart of what we do in the Department of Planning and Environmental Management at The University of Manchester. MPRE Master of Planning with Real Estate satisfies the spatial planning curricula for initial qualification with the RTPI and the Commercial Property Practice, Valuation, and Planning and Development pathways. Manchester is a great place to study real estate and planning. It is a major UK city undergoing rapid urban change, which provides an ideal base for exploring urban development pressures and how these shape economic, social and environmental futures. The changes to the city mean that understanding how we finance and manage investment, and what this means for further development are critical factors in effective growth. The city is also ideally placed for you to learn about a wide variety of rural environments which have interesting implications, including three spectacular National Parks, areas of intensive farming and impressive coastlines.


How to apply

You can no longer submit a new application for courses starting in 2023.

If you already have a 2023 application and are in Clearing, you can add this course as a Clearing choice – contact the university or college first to check they have places.

Application codes

Course code:
1G24
Institution code:
M20
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

The University recognises a number of foundation programmes as suitable for entry to this undergraduate programme: Applicants completing the INTO Manchester in partnership with The University of Manchester international foundation programme are required to achieve ABB and an EAP score of B. Applicants completing the NCUK International Foundation year are required to achieve ABB and an EAP requirements score of B. Applicants studying other Foundation programmes should contact the academic School to check if their qualification is recognised for entry to this programme and for specific entry requirements.


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6.5IELTS 6.5 overall, with 6.5 in writing and no other sub-section below 6.0.

All applicants to the University (from the UK and Overseas) are required to show evidence of English Language proficiency. The minimum English Language requirement for this course is: IELTS 6.5 overall, with 6.5 in writing and no other sub-section below 6.0, or an acceptable equivalent qualification. The UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) requires that every student from outside the UK and the EU must show evidence of a minimum level of English Language in order to be granted a UK visa (Tier 4 visa) to study at undergraduate or postgraduate level. This level is often referred to as the 'B2 level'. Additionally, our individual Schools may ask for specific English Language proficiency levels that are necessary for their academic programmes. In most cases these requirements are likely to be higher than the B2 level.

Acceptable English Language Qualifications

http://www.manchester.ac.uk/study/international/admissions/language-requirements/


Unistats information

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Student satisfaction
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Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
95%
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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Master of Planning with Real Estate with Professional Placement at University of Manchester - UCAS