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Nottingham Trent University

Real Estate

UCAS Code: N234

Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

Entry requirements


A level

B,B,B

120 UCAS Tariff points from three A-levels

Pass your Access course with 60 credits overall with a minimum of 45 credits at level 3

GCSE/National 4/National 5

GCSE English grade C/4 or equivalent. GCSE Maths grade C/4 or GCSE Science grade C/4 or equivalent

120 UCAS Tariff points from your BTEC Level 3 National Diploma and one A-level or equivalent qualification

120 UCAS Tariff points from your BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate and two A-levels or equivalent qualifications

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

DDM

UCAS Tariff

120
93%
Applicants receiving offers

About this course


Course option

4years

Sandwich | 2019

Subject

Real estate

This course will introduce you to all aspects of property management, including valuation, development, sustainability, and financing projects. You’ll be introduced to the relationships and demands of occupiers, developers, investors, and funders, and explore areas such as business planning and project management, essential valuation, property management, and business management.

**Key features**

- **Professional accreditation** | Our course is accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), recognising the quality and relevance of the course content and representing your first step towards becoming a Chartered Surveyor.

- **NTU is renowned** | We're ranked 2nd in the UK for Building and Town and Country Planning (Guardian University Guide 2019).

- **Live projects** |  Apply your learning to the real world, with opportunities to take part in site visits and live projects as part of the course. Your assessments will be based on real projects, supported by companies such as Savills, Sainsbury’s, Dixons, Specsavers and JLL.

- **Study trips** | Experience inspiring trips in the UK and abroad, the cost of which is included in your course fees. Previous trips included a visit to Rome, where students met with representatives from multinational property company CBRE.

- **Placement year** | Gain vital skills and experience in the workplace by undertaking a one-year placement on our sandwich route. Previously, students have spent their placements at companies such as Gerald Eve LLP, Faithful+Gould and Lambert Smith Hampton.

- **Outstanding employability** | 100% of our BSc (Hons) Real Estate sandwich students are in graduate level employment within six months of finishing their studies, earning an average salary of £25,700 (latest DLHE survey, 2016-2017).

- **Excellent student satisfaction** | 100% of our BSc (Hons) Real Estate Sandwich students are satisfied with the quality of their course (National Student Survey 2018).

Modules

All modules are core. Year One: Professional, Academic and Business: This module provides you with an introduction to academic study and to the built environment professions and the nature of the work carried out by surveyors • Surveying Skills - This module will provide you with an introduction to practice and surveying skills which will be developed throughout the course of your degree and in the workplace • Construction
The Construction module introduces you to a range of technical, practical and environmental principles involved in the construction of a range of traditional and non-traditional buildings • Economics and Valuation – You’ll be introduced to property economics, the links between the economy and the property market as well as giving you a overview of property valuation • Law – You’ll be introduced to the English legal system and its relationship with European Union law • Planning and Land Use - This module introduces the concepts and principles of the planning system. Year Two: Valuation - In this module you will develop knowledge and understanding of the different approaches to the valuation of property and examines the application of different techniques employed in the valuation process • Real Estate Economics - The module is to develop an understanding of the links between the wider economy and the property industry • Property Management and Agency - This module provides an introduction to the principles, procedures and practices of commercial estate management, property agency and Landlord & Tenant law • Property Development: Principles and Practice – You’ll look at how commercial, financial, economic, legal, planning, design and physical development considerations contribute towards development schemes • Employability and Commercial Awareness - This module provides guidance for gaining and preparing for employment within the property sector. Third Year: By taking the sandwich year option, you’ll get the opportunity to spend a year working in industry. You’ll gain real, hands-on experience which will open exciting opportunities for your future employment. Final Year: Investment Appraisal and Valuation - This module will enable you to develop detailed and critical understanding of principles, theories, techniques and practices relating to the appraisal and valuation of capital investments, with particular emphasis on real estate investments • Portfolio and Fund Management – Through this module you’ll be provided with a broad understanding of the key principles of investment portfolio management theory and practice in the context of direct and indirect property investment vehicles • Corporate Real Estate - The module provides you with the knowledge of how best to manage corporate real estate assets to maximise a company’s return • Research Project - This module requires you to investigate a topic of your choice in an extended project.

Tuition fees

Select where you currently live to see what you'll pay:

Channel Islands
£9,250
per year
England
£9,250
per year
EU
£9,250
per year
International
£13,900
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,250
per year
Scotland
£9,250
per year
Wales
£9,250
per year

The Uni


Course location:

City Campus

Department:

School of Architecture, Design and the Built Environment

TEF rating:

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What students say


We've crunched the numbers to see if overall student satisfaction here is high, medium or low compared to students studying this subject(s) at other universities.

80%
med
Real estate

How do students rate their degree experience?

The stats below relate to the general subject area/s at this university, not this specific course. We show this where there isn’t enough data about the course, or where this is the most detailed info available to us.

Business studies

Teaching and learning

76%
Staff make the subject interesting
93%
Staff are good at explaining things
84%
Ideas and concepts are explored in-depth
78%
Opportunities to apply what I've learned

Assessment and feedback

Feedback on work has been timely
Feedback on work has been helpful
Staff are contactable when needed
Good advice available when making study choices

Resources and organisation

91%
Library resources
91%
IT resources
89%
Course specific equipment and facilities
81%
Course is well organised and has run smoothly

Student voice

Staff value students' opinions

Who studies this subject and how do they get on?

78%
UK students
22%
International students
63%
Male students
37%
Female students
75%
2:1 or above
10%
Drop out rate

Most popular A-Levels studied (and grade achieved)

B
B
C

After graduation


The stats in this section relate to the general subject area/s at this university – not this specific course. We show this where there isn't enough data about the course, or where this is the most detailed info available to us.

Business studies

What are graduates doing after six months?

This is what graduates told us they were doing (and earning), shortly after completing their course. We've crunched the numbers to show you if these immediate prospects are high, medium or low, compared to those studying this subject/s at other universities.

£22,000
med
Average annual salary
98%
med
Employed or in further education
86%
med
Employed in a role where degree was essential or beneficial

Top job areas of graduates

26%
Sales, marketing and related associate professionals
19%
Business, finance and related associate professionals
11%
Public services and other associate professionals
What do graduate employment figures really tell you?

The number of business studies graduates fell significantly last year after a long period of increase. But there were still more than 14,000 degrees awarded and this is the third most popular subject for new graduates. Because so many graduates get business studies degrees, you can find them everywhere in the economy, and very few jobs are completely out of reach for a good business studies graduate. Around 40% go into jobs in finance, sales, recruitment, management (particularly retail) or marketing. There is also a small (but well paid) group who take their technical skills into computing and IT. Thousands of graduates from this subject go into professional jobs every year, and average starting salaries are above the average for all subjects and particularly healthy in London where they top £25k. Graduates with good degree grades in business studies are much more likely to get good jobs, so don’t be complacent, and keep a close eye on your grades.

What about your long term prospects?

Looking further ahead, below is a rough guide for what graduates went on to earn.

Real estate

The graph shows median earnings of graduates who achieved a degree in this subject area one, three and five years after graduating from here.

£22k

£22k

£26k

£26k

£30k

£30k

Note: this data only looks at employees (and not those who are self-employed or also studying) and covers a broad sample of graduates and the various paths they've taken, which might not always be a direct result of their degree.

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The Longitudinal Educational Outcomes dataset combines HRMC earnings data with student records from the Higher Education Statistics Agency.

While there are lots of factors at play when it comes to your future earnings, use this as a rough timeline of what graduates in this subject area were earning on average one, three and five years later. Can you see a steady increase in salary, or did grads need some experience under their belt before seeing a nice bump up in their pay packet?

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