If you are interested in managing major property investments while working with large financial institutions and high profile clients, then BSc Investment and Finance in Property is the degree for you.
Real Estate and Planning at the University of Reading ranks 2nd in the UK for 'Land and Property Management' (Complete University Guide, 2022). During this degree you will compare property to other forms of investment, developing strong financial expertise that will enable you to work not only in the property sector but also in wider financial roles.
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.
The programme matches the BSc Real Estate course for the first two years in order to build your foundation knowledge. In the final year your modules focus on investment and finance subjects and address both the theoretical and practical aspects of real estate markets. You will undertake a number of applied investment and finance projects to develop analytical and key employment skills.
This programme has full accreditation from the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors. Through our alumni association - the Reading Real Estate Foundation - we are in touch with more than 5,000 of our graduates. Many are actively involved with the department as mentors for our current students, hosting site visits or coming to the University as guest lecturers. You will receive one-to-one industry mentoring, providing real insight into the profession. We also host an annual Real Estate and Planning Careers Fair and an evening lecture series.
We have a professional Careers Development Adviser who will help you with every aspect of the career development process, including identifying work placements, internships and permanent career opportunities.
You can also benefit from individual advice on the preparation of CVs and application letters and runs workshops on the interview process.
You also have the opportunity to take our work-based learning module, enabling you to gain credits towards your degree from relevant work experience undertaken while at university.Visit the Henley Business School website for more information about this course.
The academics are active researchers, the business school has great facilities and the course content is highly varied between academic subjects and more vocational aspects