BSc Real Estate(N/341/6/0042)(MQA/FA7578)

Real estate such as offices, shopping malls, factories and houses is a major investment asset class. As land becomes scarcer, real estate has good potential to increase in value and grows one’s wealth. Study at the University of Reading Malaysia for the BSc Real Estate and be equipped to actively value, transact, manage and invest in these assets.

Throughout your degree you will gain an in-depth understanding of core subject areas such as economics, finance, business management, planning, valuation, law and investment appraisal. You will also have numerous opportunities to apply your newfound expertise in the real world, allowing you to develop industry-relevant skills that will make you a highly sought-after graduate as you begin your career journey in real estate or associated professions.

This programme is rated 1st in the UK for Land and Property Management, according to the Complete University Guide 2020.

Professional Accreditation

This programme is recognised for further professional qualifications by:

  • The Board of Valuers, Appraisers and Estate Agents Malaysia (BOVAEAP)
  • The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS)
  • The Royal Institution of Surveyors Malaysia (RISM)
  • The Singapore Institute of Surveyors and Valuers (SISV)


Year 1
Core modules include:

  • General Introduction to Law
  • Introduction to Property Law
  • Introduction to Planning and Building
  • Introductory Economics for Business and Finance
  • Investment Appraisal
  • Projects in Real Estate and Planning I

Year 2
Core modules include:

  • Applied Property Law
  • Management in the Real Estate Sector
  • Planning Law and Practice
  • Projects in Real Estate and Planning II
  • Property Valuation
  • Real Estate Economics and Investment

Year 3
Core modules include:

  • Applied Valuation
  • Projects in Appraisal and Management
  • Dissertation (optional)
  • Development Appraisal and Finance
  • Real Estate Asset Management
  • Finance and Markets (optional)
  • Investment Strategy and Management

Please note that all modules are subject to change.

As well as offering a direct route into the property and planning professions, our programme provides a solid foundation on which to build a career in a wide range of other fields, such as finance, law, general management or consultancy, and opens up opportunities for further academic study.

Typical roles include:

  • Real Estate Valuer
  • Property Manager
  • Real Estate Agent And Leasing Manager
  • Real Estate Developer
  • Commercial Real Estate Consultant
  • Retail and Commercial Facilities Manager
  • Real Estate Investment Fund Manager
  • Real Estate Portfolio Manager
  • Town Planner
  • Auctioneer
  • Arbitrator
  • Researcher
  • Lecturer
  • Corporate Real Estate Professional
  • Real Estate Investment Analyst

STPM/A Levels: BBB or equivalent qualification

English Language Requirement:
Grade B or higher at SPM English 1119/IGCSE English
IELTS: Band 6.5 with no component below 5.5 or equivalent.


University English courses are available for students with English grade below B or IELTS 6.5

3 years

RM 37,600 per annum

International Students:
RM 45,200 per annum

Alison Koon Liwen, 3rd Year BSc Real Estate

Alison made a move from Kuala Lumpur to study the prestigious BSc Real Estate at Henley Business School, University of Reading Malaysia. She was attracted not only by the quality of the programme, which is ranked #1 in the UK for Property Management but by the friendliness of the lecturers she met. It’s been a great move for her, and the tight-knit community on campus meant fitting in and making friends has been easy. Listen to her story in the following video.

Course Testimonies

BSc Real Estate Testimonial by Graduate Louise Binks

Louise Binks|CBRE London

I took A levels in Geography, History and English and particularly enjoyed the City Management module on the human geography course. Visiting Reading, I was very impressed by the Open Day, REP’s high rankings in the league tables and their industry connections. I was convinced that it was the place I'd like to spend the next three years of my life.

The friends that I made at Reading were what really shaped my University experience and moving to London to start work was made easier by the network of friends I had built at Reading. But University wasn't ALL about the social side and I really enjoyed the course. The lecturers were all very friendly people with a genuine passion for what they do and the course was very hands on which helped to develop the practical skill set needed in the real estate industry. My first 6 months at work have flown by and I’ve already been involved in some very exciting projects and been given real responsibility.

BSc Real Estate Testimonial by Graduate Freddie Clifford

Freddie Clifford|Deloitte, Dubai

I really love working abroad and I would fully recommend it - the lifestyle is great and the opportunities to travel and broaden your experience can be extensive. Additionally, you are likely to be exposed to a variety of international clients and professionals you might not encounter in your home country - particularly at an early stage in your career - it has been a really valuable learning experience.

I have a great network of graduates and professionals from Reading; property is a very sociable profession and the network of contacts you have is one of your most valuable assets. I also still keep in touch with my industry mentor (a scheme I found really helpful, particularly whilst applying for graduate positions).

BSc Real Estate Testimony by Sanjay Bremakumar

Sanjay Bremakumar|Development Manager Almacantar

When I began looking I was only aware of a few other universities that offered a course in real estate, but the pedigree associated with Reading in the surveying world is second to none. I remember enjoying the fact that the work was not repetitive and that it was manageable.

The modules were incredibly useful and relevant to what I do now. I grasped the Investment Finance modules with not too much difficulty but really struggled on the Planning side - ironically I now have at least 3 planning meetings per week! It just goes to show how your interests and strengths can change.

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