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Sheffield Hallam University

Real Estate

UCAS Code: N230

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

Entry requirements


At least 45 credits at level 3 and 15 credits at level 2 from a relevant Open College Network accredited course.

GCSE/National 4/National 5

GCSE Maths and GCSE English at grade C or 4.

Advanced entry – for direct entry to year two you must have a minimum of all merits on all H2 level units in a construction related HND/HNC, not including key or common skills. Compensation for a pass in one H2 unit with a distinction in another H2 unit is permitted.

UCAS Tariff

80

80 UCAS points, including 48 points from two A levels or equivalent, or an alternative qualification such as an Access course.

92%
Applicants receiving offers

About this course


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Course option

3years

Full-time | 2019

Other options

4 years | Sandwich | 2019

Subject

Real estate

Course summary
•Study on a longstanding course that is accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.
•Learn skills required for a range of professional real estate roles.
•Extend your learning through field trips in key real estate marketplaces in the UK and Europe.

You learn to become an accomplished and innovative commercial real estate surveyor. You will study topics including valuation, facilities and asset management, economics, finance and investment, sustainable planning and development, building technology, law as they all apply to the world of commercial real estate projects. The course satisfies the academic stage of the journey towards attaining Chartered Surveyor status.

The course features a variety of learning activities that draw upon innovative classroom learning, authentic simulation activities and great placement opportunities. Here you are encouraged to develop solutions to 'real world' real estate challenges. Our aim is to prepare you for a rewarding career in commercial real estate practice in which your resilience, creativity and confidence will be key.

To develop these key skills, and the technical knowledge to underpin them, you learn through

•lectures and seminars
•simulation activities
•group projects
•interviews
•presentations
•in-class workbook activities
•online self-study quizzes
•drop-ins
•online resources
•field trips
•work placements

Applied learning

Live projects

In your second year we start to focus your learning towards the world of work by encouraging you to explore the practical relationships between your various subjects studied, so that you can develop integrated advice as you would in practice. This integration of learning is achieved through simulation days in which you work on an authentic project, working as a small group to delivery timely, relevant advice for your 'client'.

Work placements

In your third year you have the chance to put your professional skills to work with a placement at one of the major national or regional offices of surveying practices, developers or asset managers. Your placement year usually contributes 200 days towards your professional experience requirement for the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors' Assessment of Professional Competence.

Field trips

You test out your classroom learning in real buildings and real places by completing a number of field trips. These include local excursions, trips to UK cities such as Manchester, Liverpool or London, and a project-based or themed visit to a major European city.

Networking opportunities

The course has strong links with employers and other stakeholders in the real estate sector. Guest lectures by practitioners and networking events bring an opportunity to see how your learning relates to the world of real estate practice.

Modules

**Year one modules** • introduction to the built environment • principles of valuation and finance • law and economics for the built environment • construction awareness • housing and sustainability • development project

**Year two modules** • real estate management • commercial valuation practice • planning and development • building pathology • real estate economics and investment • real estate practitioner development

**Year three** • optional one year work placement in the industry

**Final year modules** • real estate professional studies • corporate real estate • development practice • strategic facilities management • asset and portfolio management • dissertation

Assessment methods

• Written assignments
• Practical work
• Examinations
• Coursework
• Assessment of your work experience year by your tutor and employer

Tuition fees

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

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

Extra funding

Scholarships, discounts and bursaries may be available to students who study this course.

The Uni


Course location:

Sheffield Hallam University

Department:

Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities

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.

77%
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

84%
Staff make the subject interesting
89%
Staff are good at explaining things
85%
Ideas and concepts are explored in-depth
84%
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
93%
IT resources
91%
Course specific equipment and facilities
78%
Course is well organised and has run smoothly

Student voice

Staff value students' opinions

Who studies this subject and how do they get on?

84%
UK students
16%
International students
64%
Male students
36%
Female students
74%
2:1 or above
8%
Drop out rate

Most popular A-Levels studied (and grade achieved)

C
C
D

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.

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Average annual salary
94%
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Employed or in further education
87%
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Employed in a role where degree was essential or beneficial

Top job areas of graduates

31%
Sales, marketing and related associate professionals
11%
Business, finance and related associate professionals
8%
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.

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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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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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