Course: BSc (Hons) Real Estate with Foundation Year

Course details

  • UCAS Code

    N209
  • Location

    Royal Agricultural University Campus
  • Duration

    4 years (Full time / Part time)
  • Academic Year

    21 September 2020 - 21 May 2021

This honours degree course gives you the opportunity to examine the complexities of the market for the following sectors: commercial, residential, industrial, leisure, and rural property, both in the UK and overseas.

Course overview

This degree course with a foundation year incorporates an extra year of study at the start of your course, so that you can progress with confidence. It will develop the skills you need for your later studies. It is particularly suitable if:

  • You don’t have the grades for immediate entry onto a three-year course
  • You have non-traditional qualifications or experience
  • You’re starting university after some time away from education
  • You’re looking for more support during the transition into university study

The UK, Singapore, Dubai, Brussels and Hong Kong are just some of the destinations where graduates of this course have gone on to work, in  both rural and urban environments.

Whether you wish to pursue a career in commercial, rural, residential leisure property, or industrial property our Real Estate course will develop your technical and professional skills, networks and confidence. Graduates have fulfilled roles at prestigious companies such as Knight Frank, JLL, CBRE, Deloitte Real Estate, Savills, the Valuation Office  Agency, BNP Paribas, Hartnell Taylor Cook, Taylor Wimpey, Avison Young, Defence Infrastructure Org, Carter Jonas and many more.

Accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), this is the ideal launch pad into the professional world of real estate. You will learn about acquisition, sales, letting, development and management of property interests and investments, town and country planning and building construction.

RICS Accredited Course

If you are interested in finding out more about the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), they have produced this short video highlighting their recent work.

Work placement

In your first and second year, you are encouraged to organise your own work experience during the holidays with assistance from our Careers Team. 

Please note that a foundation year is not the same as a foundation degree (FdSc). A foundation year will usually lead onto a three-year degree course, whereas a foundation degree is a standalone qualification generally studied for two years.

Ready to take the plunge? Apply now

Applications to study at the Royal Agricultural University must be made through the UCAS system. This applies to all undergraduate courses.

Applications need to be made by the UCAS deadline to ensure we are able to offer you a place on your first choice course.

If you would like to apply during UCAS Extra or Clearing, please check that we have places available.

Applicants wishing to study on a course on a part-time basis will need to apply directly to the RAU.

Please contact admissions@rau.ac.uk to discuss your requirements and obtain an application form.