ACCORDING to the Savills Impact Report 2018, real estate is the largest asset class in the world, with an estimated value of US$280.6 trillion. Contrary to popular belief, a career in real estate is about much more than just trading properties.
The real estate lifecycle begins with initial investment decisions, leading to valuations and transactions, planning and design work, followed by construction, property management, maintenance and management actives.
Therefore, the real estate industry offers many different career opportunities and paths, including:
> Real estate investment
> Real Estate and Asset Management> Capital Markets
> Rental of commercial and commercial buildings
> Project and development services
> Advice and advice
> City and town planning
Real estate professionals are employed by real estate developers, institutional investors, real estate service consultants, financial institutions, asset management companies and government agencies. Experienced real estate professionals may consider starting their own business.
Additionally, the global nature of the real estate industry means that talented real estate professionals have excellent career prospects not only in Malaysia, but also around the world.
Property and planning at Henley Business School, part of the University of Reading in the UK, has an established reputation. The university is ranked #1 for “Land and Property Management” according to the 2023 University Guide Comprehensive Subject Rankings.
Students in the BSc Real Estate program develop knowledge and skills in areas such as finance, economics, planning, law, valuation and management, specific to the real estate sector.
Study at Malaysia Campus
As an alternative to studying in the UK, students in Malaysia have the option of studying real estate at the university’s international campus at EduCity Iskandar. By doing so, students save approximately 60% of costs compared to studying on the UK campus and receive the exact same degree from the University of Reading following the same curriculum and academic quality standards.
Students in Malaysia benefit from an excellent learning ecosystem. The modern and state-of-the-art campus located at EduCity, Iskandar Johor has excellent facilities including IT-equipped classrooms, a large auditorium, IT labs, Learning Resource Center (LRC) and Wi-Fi. Fast fi. Students will find on campus an environment conducive not only to study but also to relax with friends.
In addition, students in Malaysia can also take advantage of the flexible options that allow them to spend their second, or even third and final year at the university’s Reading UK campus.
Excellent industry preparation and employabilityThe BSc Real Estate program offered in Malaysia is closely aligned with relevant industry and professional standards.
The program bears the distinction of being one of the very few professionally accredited programs in Malaysia (with Board of Valuers, Appraisers, Estate Agents and Property Managers Malaysia), UK (with Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors) and in Singapore (with the Institute of Surveyors and Valuers of Singapore).
These recognitions are particularly valuable given the global nature of the real estate industry and the opportunities to develop an international career.
Additionally, the program enjoys an outstanding employability record, with graduates completing internships and starting their careers with established companies such as Knight Frank, Savills, JLL, CBRE | WTW, Hartamas Real Estate Group and Sunway Group. In fact, the majority of students get job offers before they even graduate.
n For more information, visit www.reading.edu.my/henley and follow them on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/uniofreadingmalaysia) and Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/uniofreadingmalaysia / ). For a one-on-one consultation or to arrange a campus visit, call or WhatsApp Sam +601-6723 5300 or Joyce +601-6721 5400. Email [email protected] or visit University of Reading Malaysia, Persiaran Graduan, Kota Ilmu, EduCity, 79200 Iskandar Puteri, Johor, Malaysia.