Course:BSc (Hons) Real Estate (Placement Year)

Course details

  • UCAS Code

  • Location

    Royal Agricultural University Campus
  • Duration

    4 Years (Full time)
  • Academic Year

    19 September 2022 - 26 May 2023

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. You'll also have the chance to put your learning into practice during a work-based placement year. Together with the Pilkington Farms Partnership the RAU has introduced a generous award designed to reward academic performance and to celebrate excellence and innovation in real estate and land management, to find out more please click on the link at the bottom of the page.

Course overview

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.

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 and internships during the holidays with assistance from our Careers Team. Many national and local firms offer paid summer internships.

In the third year, you will apply and develop your expertise and complete a 12 month period in the workplace.

Not only could you find yourself working for prestigious companies in the UK or across the world, you will develop confidence and industry contacts for when you graduate.

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 should be made by the UCAS deadline to ensure we are able to offer you a place on your first choice course. However, if you have missed the deadline please contact as there are usually places available.

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 to discuss your requirements and obtain an application form.