University of Salford

Degree level: Undergraduate

Real Estate Development and Management with Placement Year

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Course summary

Real estate professionals have an extensive understanding of the property industry, and confidently display their professional knowledge to clients. Develop these skills and prepare for a lucrative and rewarding career in this fast-paced sector with our BSc (Hons) Real Estate Development and Management with Professional Experience degree. Covering a broad range of key industry areas, the course curriculum explores the processes involved in real-estate delivery, and the strategic management techniques used by professionals. Topics covered include valuation, planning processes, commercial building construction, development appraisals and feasibility studies. Build in-demand professional knowledge and skills A gateway to professional status, our Real Estate Development and Management degree course is accredited by the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS). Delivered by industry-experienced tutors and practitioners, you'll be educated to the highest industry standards, studying a range of tailored, industry-shaped modules that will develop your professional, technical and interpersonal skill set. Across four years of study - including an industry placement, you'll study essential modules in regulation, economics, principles of valuation and appreciation of technology. As you progress, you will expand your knowledge in property law, property asset management and urban regeneration, historic conservation and strategic asset management. With the professional experience pathway, you'll spend a year in industry between your second and third year. This is an excellent opportunity to expand your CV, apply your academic knowledge, build workplace skills in a real-world environment, and to reflect on your own personal development and career choices With a focus on your future employability, you’ll develop a broad spectrum of professional, technical and transferable skills. Collaboration is core to our values, so we strive to embed this throughout your studies. You will experience group projects that will build your confidence and capabilities in team working, problem-solving and communication - all desirable skills for real-world built environment careers. Get closer to industry Located at the heart of one of the largest property and construction markets outside of London, Salford is a great place to study real estate, with impressive development projects right on our doorstep. Delivered from our Peel park campus, minutes away from buzzing central Manchester, you’ll have opportunities to visit local construction projects, and receive industry guest lectures, building your professional connections and helping you to gain real-world context for your learning. You’ll also include an industry placement between years two and three, where you can develop additional professional and transferable skills, and make early career connections. Our new home for the built environment In Autumn 2022, we open our new £65 million hub for science, engineering and the environment - and our new home for the built environment. Sustainability-designed and 100% electric powered, the building offers unrivalled teaching, learning and research facilities and provides exciting new spaces for industry collaboration. Features • Accredited by the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) • Include a placement year in industry, developing additional professional and transferable skills • Understand the economic conditions, legal regulations and technological advancements driving the sector • Build key skills in areas such as valuation, development, investment and management • Explore and apply the digital tools and technologies used in industry • Build knowledge and understanding of management theories in construction and property development • Use industry software and technology to understand how real-time digital data guides physical construction

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Course code:
N271
Institution code:
S03
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

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The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

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Real Estate Development and Management with Placement Year at University of Salford - UCAS