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How long you will study
Domestic course fees
GBP 9250 per year
How you will study
International course fees
GBP 13450 per year
There is an ever-increasing relationship between property, investment and financial markets, making surveyors within this field of property some of the highest paid. Our BSc (Hons) Property Finance and Investment course has been developed to cater for the property industry's growing need for graduates with specialist investment and finance knowledge.
Our course will provide you with detailed knowledge and skills, including site appraisal and design, valuation, portfolio management, investment appraisal, finance, and sustainability. You will develop core surveying competencies in areas such as business planning, client care, negotiation, and project management.
Why study this course?
How you're taught
Trips and study visits
Site visits and field trips form an integral part of the learning process, allowing you to put theory into practice. Recent UK-based field trips have included:
You'll also go on a week-long European field trip in your second year, designed to help you investigate and research aspects of property management.
Recent destinations have included Rome and Berlin, with these trips being included in your course fees.
You will be assessed through a mix of coursework, practical exercises and exams. The coursework will make up the majority of your assessment, and it will consist of group and individual projects, reports, presentations to your peers, and essays. You'll receive feedback throughout each module.
A full-time student on average can expect to spend 1200 hours a year learning which will typically be broken down as follows:
Careers and employability
Our course is designed to prepare you to succeed in the property industry, through work placements, working on real projects from industry, input from industry professionals, and regularly updated course content.
Where do Property Finance and Investment graduates from NTU work?
NTU has a strong property alumni community, with many graduates working in senior positions in leading national and international companies.
Recent BSc (Hons) Property Finance and Investment graduate destinations have included:
Graduate roles include rent renewer, chartered surveyor, and commercial property surveyor.
Getting your full RICS membership
If you aspire to become a RICS Chartered Surveyor, you will need to complete at least two years of relevant professional work experience – the Assessment of Professional Competence (APC). If you undertake a sandwich placement, this will normally count as the first year of your professional work experience (only for RICS), however at least 12 months of study must take place on a graduate training scheme. Find out more about how to complete your APC and become RICS qualified.
This course is designed to prepare you for future employment in a number of the RICS APC pathways, which could include:
Our expert Employability team will work closely with you at every stage of your career planning, providing personal support and advice. You can benefit from this service at any time during your studies, and for up to three years after completing your course. Find out more about the service. Our Employability team runs a series of events throughout the year specifically for Property Management and Development students, including our Property, Design and Construction fair, bringing together our students with prospective employers.
Find out more about career options in the property industry on the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors website.
Excellent placement opportunities
BSc (Hons) Property Finance and Investment students have the opportunity to apply for a year-long work placement (minimum of 36 weeks in one or more organisations). This will give you real, hands-on experience within the industry, opening up exciting opportunities for future employment. Our sandwich route offers this year-long placement option, with a total course length of four years.
Where can you work?
Recent destinations have included:
Typical job roles include property analyst (valuation), trainee surveyor, junior valuer, junior surveyor, estates assistant, and trainee appraiser.
Successful completion of the 36 weeks leads to an extra qualification – the Diploma in Professional Practice, which will further enhance your CV.
Facilities for Property students
The majority of your lectures and seminars will take place in the Newton building.
Industry standard software
You will have the opportunity to use and familiarise yourself with our industry-standard software, including:
Dedicated resource centre
Students in the School of Architecture, Design and the Built Environment have access to a dedicated resource centre. This centre, based in the Maudslay building, enables students to undertake private study in a facility equipped with computers, large format plotters and desk space, together with the latest, and archived, journals and publications.
This resource centre is open from 8 am to 8 pm, Monday to Friday.
Our IT resource rooms and PC clusters are distributed across the City site, with PCs providing access to Microsoft Office, email, web browsing, networked file storage, and high-speed online printing services (with a free printing allowance for each student). Resource rooms are available 24 hours a day.
Books and library resources
In the library, you will have access to an extensive and diverse range of books and periodicals that focus on specialist areas within the Built Environment. The library's OneSearch system provides access to all our electronic resources, journals and books.
Within the library there is a liaison librarian who has specialist subject knowledge. They can offer detailed help in finding and using print and electronic resources, and also support on things such as Harvard referencing and research skills.
Notes about fees for this course
The tuition fee for UK home students joining NTU in 2018/19 on a full-time undergraduate/foundation degree programme, will be £9,250.
The fee for those who have a year-long placement as part of a sandwich course, or spend a year studying or working abroad will be published here once confirmed.
The University reviews its tuition fees each year. The fees for Home (UK / EU) undergraduate students for 2018-19 are £9250. As a guide and to enable you to plan your finances the current expectation is that the University’s current fee of £9250 per annum may increase for subsequent years of study in line with inflation and as specified by the Government.
If you hold international qualifications, take a look at the alternative qualifications we accept for this course.
What are we looking for?
The UCAS Tariff
The UCAS Tariff has changed for 2017 entry. In the new tariff, the numbers awarded to qualifications are very different. So, whereas previously a B at A-level was worth 100 points, in the new tariff it is now 40 points. Sound confusing? Don't worry. We've created this calculator to help you work it out.
Getting in touch
If you need any more help or information, please email our Admissions Team, or call +44 (0)115 848 4200.
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