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BSc Real Estate(R/341/6/0042)(07/2025)(MQA/FA7578)

The UK’s leading Real Estate Programme now available in Malaysia

THE WORLD OF REAL ESTATE

Real estate such as offices, shopping malls, factories and houses is the world’s largest and most valuable class of asset. Real estate professionals are trained to actively value, transact, manage and invest in these assets.



EXCELLENT CAREER PROSPECTS

There is a high demand for qualified real estate professionals and the diverse career opportunities in the real estate sector include:

  • Real estate investment
  • Property and Asset management
  • Capital markets
  • Commercial and Retail Property Leasing
  • Project and development services
  • Valuation
  • Advisory and consulting
  • City planning

Real estate professionals can choose to work with property developers, institutional real estate investors and property services consultancies. Graduates may also consider developing their careers in the financial industry as there is an increasing demand from financial institutions.

PROGRAMME INTRODUCTION

For an introduction to the programme by the Henley faculty in Malaysia please watch the video below produced by the STAR newspaper. The original article can be found HERE

OUTSTANDING REPUTATION

The Real Estate programme offered at the Henley Business School is consistently ranked #1 or #2 in the UK for Land and Property Management by The Complete University Guide. The programme offered in Malaysia is identical to the degree programme in the UK, following the same quality and standards.

PROFESSIONAL RECOGNITION

The programme is uniquely the only one in Malaysia with recognition from the following four professional bodies:

  • BOVAEP (the Board of Valuers, Appraisers, Estate Agents and Property Managers Malaysia)
  • RICS (the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, UK)
  • RISM (the Royal Institution of Surveyors Malaysia)
  • SISV (the Singapore Institute of Surveyors and Valuers)

The recognition enables graduates to have the widest set of opportunities to work in the region and globally.

GLOBAL EXPERIENCE

We provide students with the opportunity to gain experience and exposure outside of Malaysia.

INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Students have many opportunities for internship and are encouraged to do so during the Summer break to gain industry experience.

Yeoh Fang Rui, BSc in Real Estate student.

My Name is Yeoh Fang Rui and I am a Final Year Student in BSc(Hons) Real Estate. During my summer break, I had the privilege to be offered an internship under Centre Management Services in Sunway Group. In this department, I have gained many valuable insights regarding the planning, development,... coordination, management, and enhancement of retail malls.
Besides, I also had cross exposure training under Operations, Technical Services and Marketing. In Operations, I was taught how to identify and solve operational issues within the mall. I was also involved in several pre-opening inspections and was taught to identify and avoid any potential operational issues that may arise. In Technical Services, I was given a detailed tour around Sunway Pyramid to thoroughly understand what are the technical systems within a mall and their respective functions. Lastly in Marketing, I was given a task to research about the Upcoming E-Commerce and O2O trends.
My internship journey contained many elements that relates to what I have learnt in UoRM especially in the planning and management context; being on the field certainly was an eye opener for me. Here I would like to express my heartfelt gratitude to all my seniors for their patient guidance and unconditional support throughout my internship. I would also like to specially thank Mr KS Wong for his mentorship and for always going the extra mile to provide me with a wholesome internship experience. I truly enjoyed my time at Sunway.
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Daphne You, BSc in Real Estate student.

I am Daphne and I am a 2nd Year BSc Real Estate student at the University of Reading Malaysia.
This summer break I had the privilege to intern at KGV International Property Consultants in Johor Bahru. My internship at KGV has been a real ...eye-opening experience. As a Property Valuation Executive intern, I had the opportunity to handle different cases by myself and also to be directly involved in different stages of the valuation process, from inspection to drafting valuation reports. Moreover, KGV has also taught me how to better manage my work and to prioritize deadlines.
I found that the Real Estate program offered at UORM is well structured and beneficial. Students at UORM have abundant opportunities to engage with practitioners through weekly guest lectures and field trips organized by the School. Besides, students get to work on real-life projects so that they can be fully prepared and familiar with the local context.
The internship at KGV was filled with valuable experiences and unforgettable memories. I would like to express my gratitude to all my colleagues for their continuous guidance and support throughout my internship. I’m also truly grateful to KGV for welcoming me into their family and preparing me for my professional career after graduation.
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Sylvia Hii, BSc in Real Estate student.

Hi, my name is Sylvia, a second year BSc Real Estate student at UoRM and I’m currently doing my summer internship in the property management department at Hartamas Asset Management Sdn Bhd.
Interning with Hartamas had given me the chance to explore so much more about the real estate sector than I’m able to learn in the classroom. It’s a great opportunity for me as I was ... able to develop practical skills and gain valuable hands-on experience in property management aspect such as liaising with contractors, building owner as well as tenants, monitoring the condition of property and also recommending on ways of improving the assets and facilities.
The BSc Real Estate program at UoRM really benefited me a lot in my internship. The lecturers are all experienced and highly qualified. They always deliver high-quality lectures with a combination of their real-life experiences which provide us with deeper understanding of the content. In addition, they are very helpful, approachable and supportive as they provide speedy and useful feedback when we face any problems in studies. Moreover, I truly appreciate the various guest lectures by professionals to share their real-world experiences in the industry. As a student at UoRM, I had been given many opportunities to build connections with professionals in the industry, get the insight and viewpoint of their area of expertise as well as getting helpful advice which are beneficial and useful in planning for my future career.
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Maegan Khoo, BSc in Real Estate student.

I am Maegan from University of Reading and currently studying BSc Real Estate Year 2. I am doing my internship in Hartamas Real Estate in the Industrial Property Department.
I am assigned four main job scopes which are cold-calling owners of factories/warehouses/land in Klang Valley and communicate with owners to rent or sell their properties ...for more details such as build-up area, land area and power supply. I will also make cold-calls to targeted clients for their requirements, advertising listing on the portal and prepare proposals for clients. I will follow my superior and colleagues for site visits and they are always willing to teach me about property details I have to pay attention to, such as building specifications (ceiling height, load bearing, security and setback), land matters, government applications and local authority regulations. They give me many opportunities to handle real life cases, which I am very grateful.
The knowledge I have learnt in my course are so useful and applicable to my internship. Besides, our lectures always shares their real-life experience and motivate us to learn from every aspect of real estate, not only valuation but also management and agency. I have a great student experience in UORM as they provide us with a conducive learning environment and highly-qualified professional lecturers.
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Wai Mei Qin, BSc in Real Estate student.

Hi, my name is Wai Mei Qin and I am a first year BSc Real Estate student at UoRM. I am currently doing my summer internship with Savills (Malaysia) in the agency department, mainly focused in World Occupier Services. ...In this department, I was taught about the role of being a tenant representative and landlord representative. My job scope includes preparing office proposals for prospects, contacting agents to enquire building information and preparation of legal documents. Throughout my internship period, I followed my superior and colleagues for site viewings and they are always willing to teach me about property details such as building specifications (types of flooring system, air-cond installations, signage visibility, etc.), communication between landlord & tenant and local authority regulations. I am honoured to be involved in real life projects and have gained many valuable insights regarding the process of office leasing from pitching, tenant’s appointment, signing agreements, procurement stage to office handovers. In university, our lecturers always encourage us to explore more about the real-life market situation by inviting industry experts for guest talks or news sharing, which was applicable for my internship and it helps me to adapt to the working environment at ease. Interning with Savills have widened my exposure in the property field, I am beyond grateful to be able to join WOS team and I would like to take this opportunity to express my gratitude to all of my colleagues and UoRM senior, Ms Debra for guiding me throughout my internship period. You guys are the best! Show More

Tee Jun Shen, BSc in Real Estate student.

Hello, my name is Tee Jun Shen, currently a first-year student in BSc Real Estate at University of Reading Malaysia. During this summer break, I was given a precious opportunity intern in the Valuation Department of Nawawi Tie Leung Property Consultants. In this department, I was very fortunate to gain some workplace skills, through both theory and real-life practices. My scope of work focused on contacting various parties such as bankers, clients, solicitors and agents to obtain relevant information before conducting property inspection and drafting the valuation report. ...Throughout this internship, I found that conducting an inspection for a property is a critical element in valuation to know the actual market condition of the subject property and its surrounding neighbourhood. Apart from that, I drafted valuation reports ranging for residential, commercial and industrial properties, with some guidance from my mentors and supervisors. UoRM taught me well to deal with practical work cases before my internship. The lecturers shared their expert knowledge by conducting real-life projects and assignments for students. Similarly, the guest lectures given by renowned practitioners in this industry enabled us to be more familiar with the workplace and industry events. Interning with Nawawi Tie Leung was a real eye opener for me, where I gained lots of beneficial knowledge and remarkable memories. Hereby, I would like to express my appreciation to my seniors (especially Mindy, alumna of UoRM), mentors and supervisors, for their guidance and support during these few months. Thank you for forming my internship journey in a wonderful way!Show More

Ali Imran, BSc in Real Estate student.

Hi, I am Ali Imran currently a student in BSc Real Estate. During my summer break, I was given the opportunity to intern with CBRE | WTW at their KL office. I was rotated to each department starting from Property Management, where I was given a huge opportunity to be involved in the site work at Menara TM. I conducted physical inspections for due diligence reports in the first month of my placement. This exposure taught me about maintenance culture for such buildings that require thorough and well-planned management from top to bottom. I learnt about building and planning fundamentals from my degree, and experiencing the physical work during my internship has expanded my views and deepened my understanding. ...I proceeded to the Research and Consultancy department where I was tasked on a presentation to help trainees familiarise with data and numbers gathered from NAPIC and to understand the current market situation. I was also doing call ups and gathering information on properties which helped me develop practical skills by engaging with clients. Through the real estate degree offered by UORM, I gained beneficial skills in this field where they trained us to be well-equipped in the industry. UORM have structured their whole degree with various engagements through guest speakers from the industry as well as field trips. I would like to express my outmost gratitude to my supervisors and managers in CBRE|WTW for all their help during my internship and for providing me with a wholesome experience. Not to mention seniors from UoRM in the office who helped and guided me throughout my time interning.Show More

Chloe Foo, BSc in Real Estate student.

Hi there, I am Chloe Foo, a BSc Real Estate student in University of Reading Malaysia. During my summer break, I completed my first-year internship in a conveyancing firm in Johor Bahru, C.S. Tam & Co. During my internship, I was exposed to how real estate and the law coincides. The knowledge I gained from General Introduction to Law and Introduction to Property Law as well as other real estate modules further eased my understanding when assisting the lawyers in reading, drafting and amending agreements. ...I was able to be involved in various legal procedures. The full process was more complex than what I expected. Not only did we have to communicate with our clients and the other parties’ lawyers, but we also had to contact the bank and local authorities from time to time to ensure that the entire process of land documentation went smoothly. I was given a chance to liaise with clients and attend virtual meetings held with clients. Apart from that, my internship also allowed me to train my soft skills. I learnt to communicate with people through the phone in a professional manner and write e-mails to different parties formally. The lawyers and colleagues gave me full guidance throughout my internship and corrected me when I made mistakes. The experience of interning in a legal firm helped me gain knowledge in various fields which I believe will be an asset when I enter the workforce in future.Show More

Eugene Tee, BSc in Real Estate student.

Hi, my name is Eugene and I am a final year BSc Real Estate student at UoRM. During my summer break, I had the privilege to intern at Sunway Integrated Properties under Business Landbank Development. In this department, I have gained many valuable insights regarding the scouting, market research, land use planning, development, financial studies about feasibility of vacant land. I was fortunate to be directly involved in different stages of land acquisition process. Other than that, I also had the opportunity to join a project marketplace workshop which I pitched business ideas to the management in Sunway. ...As a UoRM BSc Real Estate student, I was able to apply some of the skills learnt in my studies to my job such as property valuation and development appraisal, especially when our team had to decide whether a project is feasible and profitable. Here I would like to express my heartfelt gratitude to all my colleagues for their continuous guidance and support throughout my internship. I'm also truly grateful to Sunway for welcoming me into their family and preparing me for my professional career after graduation. It was a pleasant journey.Show More

Siaw Tai Wei, BSc in Real Estate student.

I'm Tai Wei from BSc Real Estate, University of Reading Malaysia. I am grateful for the internship opportunity with C.H. Williams, Talhar, Wong & Yeo in Miri, Sarawak after my second year exams. It was a wonderful experience whilst learning valuation and building upon my existing knowledge particularly the process of valuation, physical buildings and legal interests in a real property, economic factors, etc. I had a taste of real life valuation work in conducting valuation in residential and commercial properties using the Comparison Method and through Cost Approach for financing, i.e., bank loan purposes. I have gained knowledge on Sarawak law provisions in relation to real property, and experience on on-site inspection of land and buildings in drafting valuation reports. I cherish the opportunity to be involved albeit indirectly in the valuation of the oil palm plantation site of a listed company. I had exposure to the field of auditing, under the case of an established local hotel too. ...It was a remarkable experience at WTWY learning with Sr Lim, the director of the valuation department of Miri branch. The science of valuation encompasses a diverse variety of fields, principles of study, yet he was able to convey the key ideas most effectively. My study at the university allows me to appreciate principles of valuation systematically, and my knowledge was enhanced with this hands-on working experience. Sr Lim and Mr William were supportive to my learning process, and Ms Adeline has kindly provided assistance at all times. Words alone could not express my gratitude all my friends in WTWY Miri branch.Show More

EMPLOYER FEEDBACK ON OUR STUDENTS

Mr Eric Lim, Managing Director,Hartamas Real Estate Group

As a key player within the real estate industry, we acknowledge the importance of providing valuable internship experience to aspiring students who wish to pursue a career within the industry. We pride in being able to provide high quality training and guidance, as well as hands-on working experience to interns who chose Hartamas Real Estate Group to do their internship placement with.

During their internship, both Sylvia (Asset Management Intern) and Maegan (Industrial Property Intern) are exposed to real-life cases, with professional guidance from their respective superiors and colleagues to carry out their respective job tasks. They have showed enthusiasm and passion in their work and are eager to learn new knowledge. They are also hardworking and diligent with a positive working attitude. With the experiences gained through their internship placement within Hartamas Real Estate Group, they will definitely be able to excel in their future real estate career path.

Sr Tan Ka Leong, Group Managing Director of CBRE | WTW

Our partnership with University of Reading Malaysia (UoRM) has been a journey of growth for us and the students of UoRM. We have consistently led the market with industrial insights, improved our service level to expand the way forward for real estate and groomed fresh graduates to become top industry leaders. Our offices across Malaysia have been developed to not only create value and impact to every client and project but we strive to build healthy relationships with our employees and clients to serve at both parties’ best interest at heart. With decades worth of knowledge, we still see room for growth and development. This is where the graduates of UoRM come in as refreshers to keep us on our toes amongst budding talents. The deserving graduates who have joined us have shown great commitment, diligence, positive thinking and respect to their jobs. It is really impressive to see how much they have learnt during their university years and the foundation that UoRM has provided them only makes our talent development process a lot more seamless. These young executives and countless other colleagues of mine inspire me daily to provide the best so that we continue to excel in all aspects while paving a fruitful path for many to pave their career with us.

Sr Sarkunan Subramanian, Group Managing Director, Knight Frank Malaysia

Knight Frank Malaysia are always on the lookout for curious and driven people to transform our business and industry. We will equip our people with all the tools for success in the real estate market. Hence why we are excited to have interns and graduates from BSc Real Estate, Henley Business School at University of Reading Malaysia (UoRM) onboard with us. UoRM has produced many curious and hardworking students who are eager to soak in the knowledge. Through our internship and graduate program, they are exposed to real-life dealings with the guidance of their respective managers and colleagues. We are able to observe UoRM students’ ability to think quick on their feet and adapt accordingly. They have also showcased great understanding of the market through Knight Frank’s wholly collaborative environment with a partnership structure. We have no doubts that UoRM students are able to embark smoothly on their future real estate journey.

INDUSTRY SPEAKERS AND WORKSHOPS

Students have ample opportunity to get industry exposure and engage with practitioners and industry experts through events and workshops organised by the School.

GRADUATE SUCCESS

Chai Ziy, BSc in Real Estate (2022).

Hi, my name is Chai Ziyi and I am a graduate of BSc Real Estate in 2022. Throughout my studies at University of Reading, the well-structured Real Estate programme has provided me with a solid foundation of the real estate industry in both local and global context. The programme exposes students to a broad spectrum of real estate-related knowledge including property valuation, management, law, planning, economics and finance. Due to its extensive curricular coverage and recognition by professional bodies (i.e., BOVAEA, RICS, RISM and SISV), the programme provided students with ample employment opportunities upon graduation.... Prior to official graduation, I had the privilege to be offered a position as executive of Graduate Trainee Programme (GTP) at Knight Frank Malaysia. This 2-year programme enables graduates to learn and grow through rotation in 4 different departments, gaining exposure to multiple facets of the industry. During my first rotation at property management department, my core responsibilities include performing administrative tasks, liaising with contractors, enhancing landlord and tenant satisfaction, as well as providing high-quality services and facilities through cost-service trade-offs. Being in the field made me realized that UoRM has prepared us well to be a real estate professional through flexible syllabus that is pertinent to the ever-changing real estate industry. Even in the midst of pandemic, the lecturers have provided us with tremendous support in terms of academic resources through a blended teaching model which combines both online and face-to-face interactive sessions. In addition, exposure to real-life cases has enabled me to adapt seamlessly to the working environment.Show More

Yeoh Fang Rui, BSc in Real Estate (2022).

The fundamental reason for choosing University of Reading Malaysia was because of its solid and exceptional foundation in its Real Estate course. All my lecturers were accomplished scholars in their field of interest; they were able to provide insightful teachings and incorporate real life scenarios into our learning materials, which shaped us to be well rounded in real estate knowledge and helped us progress to the best of our abilities. The transition from physical to online classes during the first two years of my degree was no doubt a difficult period for me and my peers, but it helped enhanced my independence and confidence in learning. My lecturers were attentive to my class's wellbeing and were always ready to offer both studying and personal advice to help students cope. ... Apart from academic lectures and interactive discussions, students were also able to chitchat with the lecturers casually which created a very engaging, comfortable learning environment. It’s sad to part ways with my university life but I’m glad that I’ve made the best out of these years. My advice to fellow and prospective student’s is don’t be afraid to try everything and enjoy what you have to the fullest! After all, being a university student is about forming lasting memories and relationships with people who made significant impact in your life. Those midnight McD trips and the thrill of submitting an assignment together with your friends at the very last minute will be your core memories forever, and I bet you’d do it again in a heartbeat.Show More

Tew Kai Siang, BSc in Real Estate (2020).

My name is Kai Siang, I'm currently a Valuation Executive and Probationary Valuer in Rahim & Co International Sdn Bhd (Johor Bahru Branch). My work involves valuation of residential, commercial, industrial properties and vacant land for agriculture, industrial, residential uses. I've stepped into this field for a year and it is very challenging but exciting. Throughout the years in the University of Reading Malaysia, we've been trained to be a professional in real estate in many sectors. ... The learning materials provided are diverse, we are taught to think critically and how we can apply the knowledge in the local market too. The lecturers also provide us with comprehensive learning experience, more than just knowledge in the books. They invited guest speakers who are leading experts in different real estate sectors such as property management, valuation, leasing, agency and more. Their sharing of experiences always inspire me.Show More

Christopher Ng, BSc in Real Estate (2019).

I'm currently a Senior Executive and part of the Advisory & Transaction (A&T) Department focusing on Capital Markets and Industrial Leasing. The key highlights of my work involve assisting multinational corporations in formulating and implementing real estate strategies that deliver cost-effective, high-quality solutions. ... Throughout my degree, the knowledge imparted to me and industry exposure through internship opportunities local and abroad have benefited my career tremendously. The guidance from my lecturers in terms of academic support and industry advice will always be something I reflect on and treasure to this day. Since graduating in 2019, I continue to feel privileged having completed my tertiary education at the University of Reading Malaysia. My advice to the current generation of students is to take more risks and not to be afraid of making mistakes. The biggest risk/mistake you can ever take/make is to be afraid of taking/making one.Show More

Shaun Yee, BSc in Real Estate (2018).

As the pioneer batch of students who joined University of Reading Malaysia at the inception of its BSc Real Estate course back in 2015, I continue to look back proudly as an alumnus and affirm it was the right degree choice after joining the workforce for 3 years.
Currently, I am a Senior Executive serving the Advisory & Transactions (A&T) business line within CBRE|WTW, specialising in Office Leasing and Capital Markets. Key deliverables of my role include formulating and ... executing bespoke real estate strategies via process-driven approaches to achieve optimum transaction outcomes for clients. It's no doubt a challenging but immensely rewarding role.
To provide the best advisory services to clients, an in-depth understanding of the multiple facets of real estate including law, investment, valuation and asset management is essential. In hindsight, the BSc Real Estate programme lays a solid foundation on these topics, providing me with the skill sets and necessary accreditation to navigate my career in A&T.
Through the University's offering, I had the opportunity to further my degree in the UK as well. Throughout my degree, the lecturers provided great support both in terms of academic resources and opportunities for hands-on industry application.
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Alison Koon, Graduate of BSc Real Estate (2019).

With the great reputation and extensive coverage of curricular offered by University of Reading, I managed to secure internship and job opportunities overseas in both Knight Frank Indonesia and JLL Czech Republic upon my graduation in 2019. After spending some time abroad, I have recently returned to Malaysia and joined a local boutique developer, Triterra Sdn Bhd, as a business development executive. My current responsibilities revolve around working on feasibility studies for potential new projects, cost tracking, market research, and strategic planning. ...
My studies in UoRM have allowed me to develop a strong foundation of the real estate industry both locally and internationally. As the curricular offered is identical to the programme in the UK, this allowed me to easily adapt to my work when I was working in Europe as a part-time valuer in JLL Czech Republic. Apart from this, we also had many real-life teaching and off-campus learning activities, including hands-on learning on asset management from Sutera Mall and a study trip to Korea visiting The Seoul Institute on urban planning in Korea. This helped us to better visualise what we learned from books. Nevertheless, credit goes to our passionate lecturers that are ever helpful and patient to provide guidance and advice throughout the years!
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Debra Susan Gallon, Graduate of BSc Real Estate (2019).

"Hello. My name is Debra Susan Gallon and I graduated with a degree in Real Estate in 2019.
I’m currently working as a World Occupier Services (WOS) Executive for Savills (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd, a UK based real estate consulting firm located in Bukit Damansara, Kuala Lumpur. The most interesting aspect of my job involves office viewings, scrutinizing building specifications and contractual terms (mind you, it’s actually very intriguing!) and dabbling with programs for proposal presentations.
What I found most beneficial to my career from the programme at UoRM was that it has helped me develop problem solving skills through critical thinking (Academic Skills was a compulsory subject during Foundation, thank you) and preparing myself for the workforce with work-related experiences ... shared by Henley Business School Malaysia’s lecturers through site visits and in-class topic related examples. My advice to current and prospective students would be to see every opportunity as a learning experience. If you don’t know it, you find out. It has all been done before – dig the past, do your research. See what worked and how things can improve. As mentioned by Santayana, G. (1905), “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it”. Show More

From left: Shawn Foo, Sr Samuel Tan (Executive Director), Daphne You and Terry Law

Terry Law, Graduate of BSc Real Estate (2019).

"Hey! My name is Terry and I graduated with a degree in Real Estate, University of Reading in 2019. I’m currently working as a valuation executive for KGV International Property Consultant located in Johor Bahru. My job routine includes valuation of all kind of properties such as residential and commercial buildings for either loan financing, foreclosure, management or stamp duty appeal purposes. Moreover, I would also engage with ... bankers to estimate the market value of properties. Apart from these, taking good care of the interns by mentoring and providing them the right hands-on knowledge in this industry is also part of my job. For instance, I am really glad that I have the opportunity to provide my experiences and practical knowledge to both Shawn and Daphne who also from UoRM during their internship at my firm.
The Real Estate programme offered at University of Reading is very well-structured and it gives diverse exposures to the local real estate industry. What I learned from the programme is closely linked to my career, especially the Project modules in Year 1 to Year 3. The Project modules allows us to construct comprehensive valuation reports that analyse both investment and market value of real-life buildings has significantly provided me a great head-start in my career. I would like to say thanks to all my lecturers as they provided me the needed skillsets and knowledge to succeed in my real estate career.
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Choo Li Min, BSc (Hons) in Real Estate (2019).

"Hello. My name is Choo Li Min and I graduated with a BSc (Hons) in Real Estate in 2019.I’m currently working as a valuation executive for Nawawi Tie Leung Real Estate Consultant located in Kuala Lumpur.
The most interesting aspect of my job involves valuation of all properties for loan financing and financial reporting (FRS) purposes. What I found most beneficial to my career from the programme at UoRM was - ... “As a fresh graduate of University of Reading Malaysia, the periodical exposure to real estate practitioners (I.e. Malaysia local market players, field trip to Seoul, weekly talk etc arranged by Henley Business school, Faculty of Real Estate, to visiting lecturers’ teachings and transnational Internship experience in Jakarta have provided to me some eye-opening insights. As well as my fellow lecturers’ gracious effort, affects eternity; endless influences; inspirational; and a friend simultaneously. My good wishes for you, my fellow lecturers.” My advice to current and prospective students would be “a dream inside me, I am confident: they keep talking, you keep walking !” Show More

Ashley Goh Qian Ying, BSc Real Estate graduate (2019), winner of the CBRE|WTW Student Award.

"My name is Ashley and I am working as a Transactional Executive in the Advisory & Transactional Services department of CBRE| WTW Johor....
The Real Estate programme offered at University of Reading Malaysia is very well-structured and it exposes students to broad range of real estate-related knowledge such as Management, Valuation, Town Planning, Property Laws, and Finance. The programme opens up abundant career opportunities as it is accredited by the Board of Valuers, Appraisers, Estate Agents and Property Managers Malaysia (BOVAEP), the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, UK (RICS), the Royal Institution of Surveyors Malaysia (RISM), and the Singapore Institute of Surveyors and Valuers (SISV).
The University of Reading Malaysia works closely with industrial players to make sure the syllabus is relevant to the dynamic nature of the real estate industry. Although the programme is taught based on the UK context, various industrial talks and seminars are organised by the lecturers to make sure students are familiar with the local context and get hands-on knowledge in this industry. Having prominent industrial professionals to give talks and sharing sessions to the students is also an excellent opportunity for students to engage with professional mentors or their future employers and to build networks within their profession.
In terms of the reality of work life, from my experience, the actual work life in the company is exactly what I expected it to be. The supportive working environment in CBRE|WTW allows everyone to have the opportunity to learn and grow in their career."
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Natasha Abd Rahim, BSc Real Estate graduate (2018), First Class Honours.

The programme has become the preferred option for budding real-estate professionals such as Natasha Abd Rahim, who graduated with a First Class Honours in 2018.

"I chose to study BSc Real Estate at the University of Reading Malaysia due to the course reputation and graduating with a UK degree that gives exposure to the local real estate industry.... I thoroughly enjoyed the degree programme with the smaller class sizes and hands-on coursework. We had memorable site visits and numerous guest lectures from industry professionals which exposed us to the vast range of real estate opportunities. Through this we broadened our network and secured internships and even job offers upon graduation. The degree definitely provided me with the needed skillsets to succeed in my real estate career”.Show More

Kelly Lau, BSc Real Estate graduate (2018).

"I’m Kelly and I graduated from BSc Real Estate program in 2018 as the pioneer batch of students in University of Reading Malaysia. The extensive modules offered in Reading University was very hands on which helped develop the practical skill set needed for me to further propel my career.... I first joined Knight Frank Malaysia as a graduate trainee where I was given the opportunity to explore different service lines within the company – Valuation, Office Strategy and Solution (Office Leasing), Capital Markets and Property Management. The two-year program helped shaped my perspective and provided an unparalleled breadth of opportunities from an extended portfolios of ongoing projects, pitches and clients. Fast forward to my current role in Office Strategy and Solution, I am part of the tenant representation team where I consult companies ranging from start-ups SMEs to MNCs with their real estate requirements – conducting lease negotiation and restructuring of tenancies. In hindsight, the curricular offered and invaluable insights offered by lecturers truly helped shaped our understanding of the Real Estate industry. For instance, my dissertation topic during final year on the Coworking market was relevant to the current market situation which helps with my current role where I manage the flexible transaction segment of the department. Kudos to the passionate lecturers In UORM and mentors in Knight Frank Malaysia who tirelessly shared their knowledge to guide us in our careers!"Show More

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