BSc (Hons)

Real Estate and Property Management

Teaching & Learning

Due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic we are currently unable to advise on the mode of teaching for September 2021, however we will keep you updated and provide more information as soon as we can. We continue to follow government guidance and your teaching and learning will reflect the restrictions in place at the time of delivery. We currently anticipate that you may experience a blended approach – this is a mix of face-to-face, on campus and online teaching and learning. You can keep up to date with teaching and learning at Leeds Beckett via our Covid-19 website. Updated course specifications will be available in August 2021. In the meantime, our existing course specifications are available.

What you'll learn

An introduction to law in relation to the built environment covering the torts and contract law in its simplest form. You will gain an understanding of the legal concepts associated with construction practices as well as those in the professional areas.
Examine the nature and development of cities and neighbourhoods as a result of global, national and local urban policy changes. You will look at the impact of urban policies in relation to how cities are shaped physically and environmentally.
An introduction to the construction methods, techniques and technical detailing involved in the construction of small-scale domestic buildings. You will also develop the ability to understand and interpret construction drawings.
Discover the principles of measurement of land and property, valuation mathematics, value and investment concepts, valuation methods and development of analytical and appraisal skills.
Explore the concept of building design and how this is considered in cost management during the design process.
This module introduces you to the basic knowledge and understanding required for the professional practice in real estate and property development. It contributes towards the development of academic content and skills development for the property industry.
An introduction to law in relation to the built environment covering the torts and contract law in its simplest form. You will gain an understanding of the legal concepts associated with construction practices as well as those in the professional areas.
Examine the nature and development of cities and neighbourhoods as a result of global, national and local urban policy changes. You will look at the impact of urban policies in relation to how cities are shaped physically and environmentally.
An introduction to the construction methods, techniques and technical detailing involved in the construction of small-scale domestic buildings. You will also develop the ability to understand and interpret construction drawings.
Discover the principles of measurement of land and property, valuation mathematics, value and investment concepts, valuation methods and development of analytical and appraisal skills.
Explore the concept of building design and how this is considered in cost management during the design process.
This module introduces you to the basic knowledge and understanding required for the professional practice in real estate and property development. It contributes towards the development of academic content and skills development for the property industry.

What you'll learn

Gain an understanding of the principles, techniques and processes involved in the design and construction of buildings (high-rise buildings and structures), especially at large, commercial and advanced scales. You will examine the behaviour of structural and non-structural elements and how they are assembled to comply with statutory and functional requirements.
Gain a detailed knowledge and understanding of the methods and procedural principles involved in real estate measurement and valuation.
Learn to understand the concept of property management and agencies. You will examine principles, processes and practices of commercial and residential property management and property agency, including different types of property and estate market and ownerships, leases, letting and associated legal issues.
This module provides an introductory overview to the fundamental questions: what is town planning; what do Planners do; who are the intended beneficiaries of the Planning system; what are the key concerns of Planning; what are the building blocks of the Planning system in the UK; how is development progressed through the Planning system and how does the decision making process work?
Develop an understanding of the main legal principles of property and commercial leases, licences and their characteristics and formalities. You will learn to apply them to land registration, landlord and tenant covenants, acquiring land, easements, enforcements and access to land, including interests in registered and unregistered land.
Gain a theoretical and practical understanding of the nature of property development process. You will address the fundamental question of ‘how is development progressed through the planning system’ and ‘how does the decision-making process work?’
Gain an understanding of the principles, techniques and processes involved in the design and construction of buildings (high-rise buildings and structures), especially at large, commercial and advanced scales. You will examine the behaviour of structural and non-structural elements and how they are assembled to comply with statutory and functional requirements.
Gain a detailed knowledge and understanding of the methods and procedural principles involved in real estate measurement and valuation.
Learn to understand the concept of property management and agencies. You will examine principles, processes and practices of commercial and residential property management and property agency, including different types of property and estate market and ownerships, leases, letting and associated legal issues.
This module provides an introductory overview to the fundamental questions: what is town planning; what do Planners do; who are the intended beneficiaries of the Planning system; what are the key concerns of Planning; what are the building blocks of the Planning system in the UK; how is development progressed through the Planning system and how does the decision making process work?
Develop an understanding of the main legal principles of property and commercial leases, licences and their characteristics and formalities. You will learn to apply them to land registration, landlord and tenant covenants, acquiring land, easements, enforcements and access to land, including interests in registered and unregistered land.
Gain a theoretical and practical understanding of the nature of property development process. You will address the fundamental question of ‘how is development progressed through the planning system’ and ‘how does the decision-making process work?’

What you'll learn

Study basic accounting procedures for valuers and the valuation of company assets, procedures and techniques for statutory valuations. You will also gain an understanding of professional body and international valuation standards and the use of proprietary software to support property valuation.
Examine different asset classes, including derivatives and alternative investments, global asset allocation strategies, best practice in strategic asset management and latest knowledge of investment analysis and portfolio management.
Develop and apply skills and specialist knowledge required for the discipline. You will consolidate skills in the main areas of client care, cost control & reporting, conduct rules, ethics and professional practice and the fundamentals of practice management.
Combine the research skills and understanding of research methods and techniques gained during your course to carry out a sustained piece of research that examines current issues or problems related to the built environment You will write this up in the form of a clearly argued and coherently structured dissertation.
You will reflect on your performance in the workplace, and prepare and present a case study as an oral presentation and written submission.
Study basic accounting procedures for valuers and the valuation of company assets, procedures and techniques for statutory valuations. You will also gain an understanding of professional body and international valuation standards and the use of proprietary software to support property valuation.
Examine different asset classes, including derivatives and alternative investments, global asset allocation strategies, best practice in strategic asset management and latest knowledge of investment analysis and portfolio management.
Develop and apply skills and specialist knowledge required for the discipline. You will consolidate skills in the main areas of client care, cost control & reporting, conduct rules, ethics and professional practice and the fundamentals of practice management.
Combine the research skills and understanding of research methods and techniques gained during your course to carry out a sustained piece of research that examines current issues or problems related to the built environment You will write this up in the form of a clearly argued and coherently structured dissertation.
You will reflect on your performance in the workplace, and prepare and present a case study as an oral presentation and written submission.

Option modules may include

Understand how decisions about public policy affect the nature and provision of urban regeneration. You will explore how housing providers, regeneration agents, management bodies, community and voluntary sector organisations, social enterprises and local authorities all work in a complex governance framework.
Develop an understanding of the broad range of skills required to ensure that buildings and services are managed and operated efficiently and effectively.
Understand how decisions about public policy affect the nature and provision of urban regeneration. You will explore how housing providers, regeneration agents, management bodies, community and voluntary sector organisations, social enterprises and local authorities all work in a complex governance framework.
Develop an understanding of the broad range of skills required to ensure that buildings and services are managed and operated efficiently and effectively.

This course offers the opportunity to take a ‘sandwich’ year – a year of paid employment in industry which will build your skills and experience. This is usually taken between the second and third year of your degree, typically making your course four years in total.

Students who choose the sandwich route find it helps with both their studies and getting a job after graduation. It can build your confidence, contacts, and of course your CV. Leeds Beckett advertise lots of placement opportunities and provide support in helping you find the right placement for you.