Northumbria University Newcastle - Real Estate BSc (Hons)

Northumbria University Newcastle

Real Estate BSc (Hons)

Studying Real Estate at Northumbria will equip you with professionally relevant knowledge and skills needed to work in the world of Real Estate.  The programme covers the selling, letting, managing, investing, valuation, appraisal, planning and development of commercial and residential property. This long established programme is accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, taught by an experienced team of surveying practitioners and internationally recognised researchers and involves national real estate firms and organisations in module delivery and assessments.  The programme also offers an optional paid work placement year where your professional experience counts towards the RICS Assessment of Professional Competence.  

Entry Requirements

Standard Entry

120 UCAS Tariff points

From a combination of acceptable Level 3 qualifications which may include: A-level, T Level, BTEC Diplomas/Extended Diplomas, Scottish and Irish Highers, Access to HE Diplomas, or the International Baccalaureate.

Subject Requirements:

There are no specific subject requirements for this course.

GCSE Requirements:

Applicants will need Maths and English Language at minimum grade 4/C, or an equivalent.

Additional Requirements:

There are no additional requirements for this course.

English Language Requirements:

International applicants should have a minimum overall IELTS (Academic) score of 6.0 with 5.5 in each component (or an approved equivalent*).

Career Prospects

You will graduate from this course with the skills and knowledge required within Real Estate locally, nationally and internationally.

We place a real emphasis on developing the transferable skills that will open doors to a range of real estate careers and advanced study opportunities. These include communication, analytical and problem solving skills, analytical research skills and the ability to work independently and as part of a team.

Graduates from this highly regarded professional course go on to a wide range of careers in property across the commercial, residential, private and public sectors in the UK, Europe and globally.

Course Details

You will be taught by a diverse group of experienced property related professionals who range from real estate surveyors, agency surveyors, residential and commercial valuers, development surveyors to planners, construction professionals, project managers and solicitors.

Their background, knowledge and experience in both practice and academia, and the emphasis and support of a research rich learning environment, will allow you to develop a research rich, practice based experience and encourage you to enter the property industry and become a valued property professional.

The team of academic staff have research interests in areas such as sub-national development, the mechanics of regeneration, office to residential conversions, urban land economics, sustainable urban development, redevelopment of brownfield land, property development appraisal and several other areas.

Year One

The Evolution of the Built Environment (Core,20 Credits)
Development and Construction Economics (Core,20 Credits)
Construction Technology (Core,20 Credits)
Law for Surveyors (Core,20 Credits)
Property Surveying (Core,20 Credits)
Professional Practice (Core,20 Credits)
Academic Language Skills for Architecture and Built Environment (Core – for International and EU students only,0 Credits)

Year Two

Urban Planning and Development (Core,20 Credits)
Applied Valuation (Core,20 Credits)
Property Asset Management (Core,20 Credits)
Property Agency and Market Research (Core,20 Credits)
Real Estate Economics (Core,20 Credits)
Business and Professional Development (Core,20 Credits)
Academic Language Skills for Architecture and Built Environment (Core – for International and EU students only,0 Credits)

Year Three

International Academic Exchange 1 (Optional,60 Credits)
Work placement year (Optional,120 Credits)
Study abroad year (Optional,120 Credits)
Work Placement Semester (Optional,60 Credits)

Year Four

Academic Language Skills for Architecture and Built Environment (Core – for International and EU students only,0 Credits)
Commercial Real Estate Appraisal (Core,20 Credits)
Real Estate Development (Core,20 Credits)
Corporate Real Estate Management (Core,20 Credits)
Real Estate Investment And Finance (Core,20 Credits)
Surveying Dissertation (Core,40 Credits)

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