201–250 th
World University Rankings 2021
42 nd
European Teaching Rankings 2019
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Investment and Finance in Property - University of Reading

If you are interested in managing major property investments while working with large financial institutions and high-profile clients, this is the degree for you. Real Estate and planning at the University of Reading ranks number 1 in the UK for Land and Property Management number 1 in the UK for graduate prospects (Complete University Guide, 2018). During this degree you will compare property to other forms of investment, developing strong financial expertise that will enable you to work not only in the property sector but also in wider financial roles. You will also undertake a number of applied investment and finance projects to develop analytical and key employment skills. You will receive one-to-one industry mentoring, providing real insight into the profession. We also host an annual Real Estate and Planning Careers Fair and an evening lecture series. Final year modules are focused on investment and finance subjects and, like all of our courses, address both the theoretical and practical aspects of the property market. This course has full accreditation from the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS). We have a professional Careers Development Adviser who will help you with every aspect of the career development process, including identifying work placements, internships and permanent career opportunities. You can also benefit from individual advice on the preparation of CVs and application letters and runs workshops on the interview process. You also have the opportunity to take our work-based learning module, enabling you to gain credits towards your degree from relevant work experience undertaken while at university. **Careers** We are widely acknowledged by the major employers as one of Europe’s leading providers of graduates in Real Estate and Planning. Through our alumni association, the Reading Real Estate Foundation, we are in touch with more than 5000 of our graduates. Many are actively involved with REP as mentors for our current students, hosting site visits or coming to the University as guest lectures. Our degrees open up a hugely diverse range of career opportunities. The University of Reading is acknowledged by the major employers as one of Europe’s leading providers of graduates in Real Estate and Planning, and more than 97% of students have jobs at graduate level or have entered further study within six months of graduating (DLHE survey, 2015-16). You could join our graduates who are deciding the future of the Olympic Park, working on the planning of a new city in China for 30 million people, working on renewable energy projects, running a multi-million pound property fund investing in global real estate, working with local communities on inner city regeneration, making land purchase decisions for HS2, re-developing Ascot racecourse or working with a Community Land Trust in the Rocky Mountains to name just a few examples. Employers include major real estate advisers, property developers, planning consultancies and financial institutions. Typical job titles of our graduates include graduate surveyors, investment bankers, financial analysts, rural surveyors and planning consultants.

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)
  • Study mode
  • Duration
    3 years
  • Start date
  • Location
    Main Site,ReadingUnited Kingdom
  • Fees & Finances
  • EU Year 1 £9,250
  • England Year 1 £9,250
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £9,250
  • Scotland Year 1 £9,250
  • Wales Year 1 £9,250
  • Channel Islands Year 1 £9,250
  • International Year 1 £19,815