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University of Reading

Whiteknights , Reading Berkshire ,United Kingdom


BSc Real Estate with MSc Diploma in Urban Planning and Development is a planning course with a difference, giving you an edge over those working in the property market.
At the end of four years you will have gained both an undergraduate and postgraduate qualification as well as accreditation from two professional institutions – the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and the Royal Town Planning Institute.
You will have the ability to see the financial potential of any development opportunities as well as knowledge of the environmental and social issues critical for success. It is this unique combination that will give you a competitive advantage in the marketplace.
Real Estate and planning at the University of Reading ranks 1st in the UK for 'Land and Property Management' (Complete University Guide, 2017-2020).
You will follow the BSc Real Estate degree for your first two years of study and the Development and Planning specialism in your third year. During the fourth year, you will take a twelve-month MSc Urban Planning and Development course. You will focus on policy and practice analysis, specialist options such as regeneration, and planning and development project work. You can gain awareness of the environmental and social issues crucial to the success of contemporary urban planning, and an ability to analyse the financial potential of development opportunities. This distinctive combination gives you a competitive advantage in the marketplace.
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.


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Minimum English Language Requirements

English Level Description IELTS (1.0 -9.0) TOEFL IBT (0-120) TOEFL CBT (0-300) PTE (10-90)
Expert 9 120 297-300 86-90
Very Good 8.5 115-119 280-293 83-86
Very Good 8 110-114 270-280 79-83
Good 7.5 102-109 253-267 73-79
Good 7 94-101 240-253 65-73
Competent 6.5 79-93 213-233 58-65
Competent 6 60-78 170-210 50-58
Modest 5.5 46-59 133-210 43-50
Modest 5 35-45 107-133 36-43
Limited 4 32-34 97-103 30-36
Extremely Limited < 4 < 31 < 93 < 30