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University of Derby

Property Development (Joint Honours)

UCAS Code: J4PD

Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) or Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BA/BSc (H)

Entry requirements


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About this course


Course option

3.0years

Full-time | 2021

Subject

Property development

KEY FEATURES OF THE COURSE:

- TWO SUBJECTS, ONE DEGREE: A Joint Honours degree adds variety and interest to your studies. Studying Property Development Joint Honours helps you to keep your career options open and marks you out as a versatile graduate with a broad portfolio of skills. You can combine Property Development Joint Honours with a wide range of subjects at Derby – the full list can be found in the subject options below. Please ensure you add the second subject you wish to combine with Property Development in the further details section when adding your choice in apply.

- Why choose this course? We are rated top 5 for Building and Town and Country Planning in the Guardian University Guide 2020. Get your foot on the property development career ladder. Choose Property Development as part of a Joint Honours degree to build an impressive CV and prepare for a rewarding future in a dynamic profession.

- How will you learn? During the course, there may be the opportunity to take part in UK and European study trips. You will also have the chance to take a placement year, which leads to an additional qualification: the Diploma in Professional Practice..

- Careers and Employability. Property Development graduates work in a variety of roles in large or small companies – or in some cases for themselves. Depending on the other subjects you take, you may follow a variety of career paths. If you study Property Development with Business Management, for example, you could look into a career within the domestic property sector, supporting an existing business or starting your own business. If you study the subject with Marketing, you could consider joining larger property development companies in a marketing or business support role. Alternatively, if you combine it with Architectural Design, you could start your own business or work in the practical side of property planning and designing.

The Uni


Course location:

University of Derby

Department:

Joint Honours

TEF rating:
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What students say


How do students rate their degree experience?

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Building

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Who studies this subject and how do they get on?

95%
UK students
5%
International students
81%
Male students
19%
Female students
81%
2:1 or above
21%
Drop out rate

Most popular A-Levels studied (and grade achieved)

B
D
C

After graduation


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Building

What are graduates doing after six months?

This is what graduates told us they were doing (and earning), shortly after completing their course. We've crunched the numbers to show you if these immediate prospects are high, medium or low, compared to those studying this subject/s at other universities.

£19,000
low
Average annual salary
84%
low
Employed or in further education
75%
low
Employed in a role where degree was essential or beneficial

Top job areas of graduates

27%
Architects, town planners and surveyors
22%
Draughtspersons and related architectural technicians
13%
Design occupations

Want to take a degree that is definitely in demand? Try building! We're short of graduates in this area, so most graduates get jobs quickly. Building graduates make excellent surveyors, and that's currently one of the jobs that employers find hardest to fill, so there are great opportunities available of you want to try your hand at a surveying career. Building graduates also go into jobs in site and project management and other high skilled parts of the construction industry. There are jobs to be had in most parts of the country, so if you're technically-inclined and want to work somewhere specific, it might be worth considering this as an option. Building graduates are more likely than most to start their career with an employer who gave them work experience, so it’s particularly worth trying to secure links with industry if you take this degree.

What about your long term prospects?

Looking further ahead, below is a rough guide for what graduates went on to earn.

Property development

The graph shows median earnings of graduates who achieved a degree in this subject area one, three and five years after graduating from here.

£23k

£23k

£25k

£25k

£27k

£27k

Note: this data only looks at employees (and not those who are self-employed or also studying) and covers a broad sample of graduates and the various paths they've taken, which might not always be a direct result of their degree.

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