Real Estate at Aberdeen examines real estate markets from the perspectives of economics, investment and business, at Scotland's top centre - second in the UK - for real estate teaching and research. Professionally accredited programmes prepare you for a career in surveying, with a focus on commercial real estate, investment, management, valuation and development. Real Estate at Aberdeen has a strong focus on the creation and management of value in property from the perspectives of economics, finance, investment and business. You will benefit from studying this subject in the wider context of local, national and international property markets and economies as well as national and international capital markets. Our Real Estate courses offer an exciting range of choice and flexibility in the vibrant community of 45 nationalities in our Business School, small classes and courses focused on employability, and taught by financial experts and researchers specialising in property investment and property market analysis. Both Single and Joint Honours Real Estate programmes are accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), and allow you to progress to the RICS Assessment of Professional Competence (APC) following work experience. You will enjoy a wide range of potential employers, including major firms of property consultants, real estate departments of financial institutions, property investment or development companies, specialist research companies, or research departments of large organisations. Companies our students have gone on to work for include Strutt & Parker, Savills, Knight Frank, Colliers International, Cushman & Wakefield. You will enjoy a special, warm welcome at the University of Aberdeen, benefit from excellent teaching, research with international impact and a truly global experience. You will love our beautiful campus, great facilities for learning, sports and leisure, and the many opportunities to add the skills and attributes to give you a competitive advantage in the career path you choose, and wide horizons from study abroad.
Real Estate at Aberdeen offers a range of courses that will equip you with the knowledge and skills required to pursue a variety of careers in related fields. Some of the topics you will study throughout the programme include the principles of investment and finance, Land and Property Economics, Property Valuation, Land and Property Law, Applied Valuation, Real Estate Portfolio Investment and Research Methods for Business.
Students are assessed by any combination of three assessment methods: Coursework such as essays and reports completed throughout the course; Practical assessments of the skills and competencies they learn on the course; Written examinations at the end of each course. The exact mix of these methods differs between subject areas, years of study and individual courses. Honours projects are typically assessed on the basis of a written dissertation.
Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.
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The following entry points are available for this course:
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English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||6||Listening - 5.5 or above; Reading - 5.5 or above; Speaking - 5.5 or above; Writing - 6.0 or above.|
|TOEFL (iBT)||78||TOEFL DI code is 0818: Listening - 17 or above; Reading - 18 or above; Speaking - 20 or above; Writing - 21 or above.|
|PTE Academic||59||Listening - 59 or above; Reading - 59 or above; Speaking - 59 or above; Writing - 59 or above.|
|Trinity ISE||Pass||Pass overall at ISE II with a distinction in writing and merit in the other three skills.|
|Institution's Own Test||Academic English Pre-sessional Programmes - Pass (valid for one year) OR Academic English Preparation Programme - Pass at Level Four (valid for one year)|
To study for an undergraduate degree at the University of Aberdeen it is essential that you can speak, understand, read, and write academic English fluently. These skills will allow you to understand lectures, produce high standards of written work, and perform well in examinations. We can assess your English language proficiency through a variety of means: through your nationality, through the qualifications you gained in high school, or through a recognised English language test. Please note certification must be within the two years prior to commencement of your degree programme, unless otherwise stated.
Please use the checklist at the following webpage to determine how you can meet our English language requirements:
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Fees and funding
|Republic of Ireland||£20800||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£20800||Year 1|
Additional fee information
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