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 2nd in the UK for 'Land & Property Management' in 2022 (and has been consistently in the top three since 2008) in the Complete University Guide. We are also ranked top in the UK for graduate prospects in 'Land and Property Management' in the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide, 2020. Our courses provide both a high-quality degree and a direct route into the property and planning professions.
We have also been recognised as one of the leading institutions for research in land and property management. We received the second-highest score in the UK for research quality in 'Land and Property Management' in the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide, 2020, and the highest score for research quality in 'Land & Property Management' in the Complete University Guide, 2021.
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 MSc/Diploma in 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 98% of our students are in graduate level work and/or study 15 months after the end of their course (Graduate Outcomes, 2017/18). Employers include real estate advisers, property developers, planning consultancies and financial institutions.