Every day we are influenced by the built environment around us. Offices, shops, industrial buildings, houses and the surrounding countryside all have an impact on the quality of our lives.
Have you ever wondered how those properties are developed, how much they are worth or who is responsible for managing them? Are you interested in how towns or cities develop or how decisions are made about new housing schemes, transport systems and leisure facilities?
Real Estate and Planning at Henley Business School is ranked number one in the UK for Land and Property Management (Complete University Guide, 2016-19) and also ranks number one in the UK for graduate prospects in Land and Property Management in both the Complete University Guide 2019 and the Times/Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019.
Our staff are world leaders in their fields and you can expect to be taught by internationally renowned experts, with a wealth of academic and professional experience. Our courses provide you with the opportunity to consider these questions and others so that you will be equipped to manage and influence the future environment.
All of our courses have full accreditation from the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and the Real Estate with Urban Planning and Development course is also accredited by the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI). Each course provides both a high-quality degree and a direct route into the property and planning professions.
The University of Reading is acknowledged by the major employers as one of Europe’s leading providers of graduates in Real Estate and Planning, and more than 97% of students have jobs at graduate level or have entered further study within six months of graduating (DLHE survey, 2015-16). Employers include real estate advisers, property developers, planning consultancies and financial institutions.