Property Management and Real Estate

If you've studied real estate or property management and are wondering about your career options and how to to get that all important first job, have a look at the following information for tips and pointers. If you'd like to talk anything through, come in to see a careers advisor who'll be pleased to help you.

What career options are there with my degree?

Your real estate or property management degree is a vocationally specific course which helps you to prepare for roles such as estate agent, housing manager, facilities manager or property surveyor. As a result we find that most students start their course with a specific career in mind. To find out more about the various roles within the sector, have a look at Options with my subject and the related occupational profiles on the Prospects website. 

Where could I find work?

Potential employers may include:

  • Housing associations
  • Charities  
  • Estate agencies
  • Property development companies
  • Facilities management companies
  • Hospitals
  • Schools, colleges and universities
  • Heritage organisations such as the National Trust
  • Mortgage lenders, brokers and advisers
  • Banks, building societies and financial institutions

Where can I find jobs and work experience?

Have a look at our Jobs and Events database. Some property companies also run graduate training schemes and there are a number of graduate placement schemes and student placement schemes, which may include opportunites related to real estate and property.

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