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Diploma Real Estate Valuation
This course is closed to new applications.
Please note: This course is closed to new applications
If you are already working in private practice or the public sector, this part-time vocational property valuation course will take you to the next level, empowering you with the skills and insights that industry professionals respect.
You’ll benefit from lectures delivered by guest speakers from professional bodies, expand your portfolio of contacts and enhance your understanding of the property market.
You will delve into all key aspects of the market, covering commercial, residential, industrial, retail, leisure, and recreational property. Teaching and learning will focus on the valuation, acquisition, sale, letting, development and management of property interests, and the relevant law and practice underpinning these functions.
Accredited by the Institute of Revenues, Rating and Valuation (IRRV), our real estate valuation diploma is also a unique opportunity to bolster your credentials by transitioning into the IRRV Diploma membership.
- A Level: CDD – min.80 UCAS Tariff points (to include at least three A Levels.)
- BTEC: MMP
- GCSE: (Minimum five GCSEs) - English and Mathematics (or Maths Numeracy for Welsh applicants) at Grade C or 4 are required.
- International Baccalaureate: 24 points.
- Access to HE: 45 credits at level 3, of which 30 must be awarded at Merit or higher. (Pass at Literacy & Numeracy skills at level 2 are accepted in lieu of GCSE English & Mathematics)
Alternative entry routes are available for a range of other qualifications. Prior experience is also considered, subject to approval by the programme manager and admissions staff.
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As well as on-campus teaching, we will give you access to a virtual learning centre with a range of teaching materials and a vast electronic library as you learn about property valuation, business skills, law, finance, IT, economics, and management.
You will also find yourself benefiting from the expertise of your peers through group and individual presentations, student-led seminars, case studies, experiential learning and roleplay and business simulations.
Each year involves the study of four modules, which equates to 600 study hours. Campus-based teaching comprises two blocks of two-days for each set of four modules. There will be regular contact with module leaders and a dedicated personal tutor.
Assessment is based on study analysis, written coursework, and examinations.
The normal time taken to complete the course on a part-time basis is four years.
Upon successful completion of the Level 4 modules, you then progress to Level 5 modules. To achieve the award of Diploma of Higher Education in Real Estate Valuation a total of 240 credits must be accumulated; 120 credits at both Levels 4 and Level 5.
Timetables are normally available one month before registration. Please note that while we make every effort to ensure that timetables are as student-friendly as possible, scheduled teaching can take place on any day of the week. Wednesday afternoons are normally reserved for sports and societies activities.
Each module is worth a specified number of credits. Each credit equates to 10 hours of total study time. Total study time includes scheduled teaching, independent study and assessment activity.
Full-time students normally take modules worth 60 credits per 15 week semester but this can vary depending on your elective choice. Part-time students taking proportionally fewer credits per semester. All students take a total of 120 credits per level and 240 credits for the Diploma in Higher Education as a whole.
The modules available for this course are as follows:
Level 4 Modules
- 1014 Building Technology
- 1015DL Law 1
- 1016DL Valuation 1
- 1019DL Property Transactions
- 1020DL Introduction to Property Economics
- 1021DL Business Finance for Real Estate
- 1022DL Real Estate Environment
- 1251DL Surveying
Diploma of Higher Education in Real Estate Valuation (Level 5)
You can then complete the Level 5 modules, enabling the development of skills and knowledge with a more analytical approach.
Students who undertake this real estate valuation course as part of their personal and professional development will be better equipped to undertake more challenging work. Nationally and internationally recognised firms, practices and bodies regularly recruit from our courses.
93%* of our graduates are in employment or further study six months after leaving the RAU.
*2016/17 UK-based leavers studying a first degree, full time. Source: HESA
This course is closed to new applications