Bachelor of Science Degree in Real Estate

Entrance Requirements

Admission to the Degree programme shall be as stipulated in General Academic Regulation 20.20
Applicants for admission to level 100 must have a minimum Grade of C in English Language, Mathematic. Preference will be given to candidates with a minimum of grade C in Accounts, Commerce, Geography, History, Development Studies, Design and Technology and any other cognate subjects.

Admission into Level 200 of the Bachelor of Science in Real Estate Degree Programme shall be as stipulated in the General Admissions Regulations. Applicants who are in possession of an appropriate Diploma or equivalent in Land Management, Land Administration, Estate Management, Geomatics, Land Surveying, Cartography, GIS or any other cognate subjects and have a GPA of at least 3.0 or its equivalent may be admitted directly into Level 200 but will take Level 100 courses if necessary.

Programme Structure

The programme is a single major that will extend over 8 semesters of full time studies. It shall be consist of four core areas of property management, valuation, investment and appraisal and support subjects (economics, law, construction and town planning).

Level 100

Semester 1

Core courses

STA101 Mathematics for Business & Social Sciences I
ECO111 Basic Microeconomics
CGB111 Geomatics I
RES101 Introduction to Real Estate
LAW131 Introduction to law

General courses

ICT121 Computing and Information Skills
COM131 Communication and Academic Literacy Skills (FET) (3)

Semester 2

Core courses

STA102 Mathematics for Business & Social Sciences II
ECO112 Basic Macroeconomics
RES102 Introduction to Valuation General courses
ICT122 Computing and Information Skills
COM132 Academic and Professional Communication (FET) (3)

Level 200

Semester 3

Core courses

RES200 Land Economics I
RES201 Principles of valuation
LAW233 Contract law
URP110 Introduction to planning & building

Semester 4

Core courses

RES210 Land Economics II
RES211 Facilities Management
CGB321 Introduction to Land Administrtion
URP225 GIS For Planners
LAW201 Introduction to property law

Winter session

RES214 Internship I

Level 300

Semester 5

Core courses

RES300 Housing Economics and Policies
RES301 Real Estate Marketing and Strategies
RES302 Applied Valuation I
ARB312 Building Services I
CGB111 Geomatics 1

Semester 6

Core courses

RES310 Property Management
RES303 Property Development & Finance
RES312 Property Conveyance and Disposition
ACC100 Introduction to Accounting
RES313 Applied Valuation II

Winter session

RES314 Internship II

Level 400

Semester 7

Core courses

RES400 Investment and Valuation Project
RES401 Computer Application to Real Estate
RES402 Business Planning and Entrepreneurship
RES403 Research Methodology
RES416 Property Taxation

Semester 8

Core courses

RES410 Dissertation/Project
RES411 Business and Professional Ethics
RES412 Project Planning and Implementation