This four year, full-time Degree programme will prepare you to actively participate in the property sector. By studying for an Undergraduate Degree in Property Studies at the University of the Witwatersrand, you will not only be exposed to the most up to date thinking in the field of property investment and development, but you will also acquire the skills required by property practitioners. Many of your lecturers are leading South African property practitioners. Moreover, by being situated in the heartland of the South African economy, opportunities abound to undertake research and examine the sector in motion
What can a Property Studies graduate from Wits do?
You will, upon completion of the course, be able to think independently, creatively and analytically in the property field.
A Degree in Property Studies opens career opportunities in finance and investment, property asset management, letting and leasing of property, property development, valuations, as well as opportunities at all levels in the public and private sector.
What subjects will you be expected to complete?
First year of study
Applied Mathematics (BQ)
Construction Planning and Design 1
Theory and Practice of Quantity Surveying 1
Planning for Property Developers (half-course)
Second year of study
Construction Planning and Design II
Theory and Practice of Quantity Surveying II
Building Science I
Civil Engineering in Relation to Planning
Third year of study
Industrial Organisation and Management
Construction Technology (half course)
Theory and Practice of Quantity Surveying III
Research Report (half course)
Fourth year of study
Commercial Procedures including Relevant Legislation
Introduction to Construction Project Management
Estimating and Analysis of Prices (half course)
Property Finance and Investment
Cost Evaluation and Control
Property Marketing and Management
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