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Property Investment and Management

* Please note we are no longer offering this course to new applicants. If you would like information about our alternative courses, please visit the BSc (Hons) Real Estate or the BA/MPlan Property Development and Planning*

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About this course

Accreditations and partnerships:

Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors
  • Entry year: 2015/16
  • Course code: K461
  • Level: Undergraduate
  • Tariff points: 300
  • Department: Architecture and the Built Environment
  • Campus: Frenchay
  • Duration: Three years full-time, four years sandwich, five years part-time by day release.
  • Delivery: Full-time, part-time day release, sandwich.
  • Study abroad: Yes
  • Programme leader: Bryony Stevens
  • Key fact: Study full or part-time towards Chartered Surveyor status on a course, which has close employer links and gives you the chance to work in interdisciplinary teams reflecting industry.


Why BSc(Hons) Property Investment and Management?

As economic recovery gathers pace, there is a growing need for professionals who can understand and advise on property investment and finance. To do this requires a solid understanding of economics, finance and the evaluation of property portfolios. With individual and corporate investors worldwide seeking informed advice on investment fund management, a host of opportunities are available for ambitious graduates in this specialist field.

Why study our course?

Available full or part-time, this course is accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS). You will learn how to effectively value, develop and manage property and appraise property investment portfolios. As you progress, you will put learning into practice, valuing property for different purposes; utilising landlord and tenant law in property management; and forming part of an interdisciplinary team addressing sustainability issues. During your final year, you will examine the financial aspects of property investment and strategic estate management in the corporate environment.

Real world experience

You will work with students across professional disciplines in our collaborative practice modules in a way that reflects industry. Our Real Estate Partner Employers are involved throughout providing industry knowledge, placements and recruitment advice. You will learn about different careers and approaches on site visits and field trips. You can also apply your skills on a placement, which may qualify as part of the professional development required to achieve Chartered status.

Where it can take you

On graduation, career opportunities are available in large national and international property consultancies; general practice surveying firms and estate agents; office, retail and industrial businesses; central and local government; and property development companies.

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