Qualification of Real Estate
Academic year: 2019-20
Field of Study: Applied Engineering & Technology
Study load: 180
The bachelor of real estate is a specific study programme which, based on years of experience, produces students who are readily deployable in the different activities and aspects of the world of real estate.
The aim of the bachelor is to:
- train young people to become self-reliant, critical and motivated professionals in the field of real estate (real estate management and land surveying). (individual)
- train young people who adopt an open, flexible and pluralistic attitude to a fast-moving society. (society)
- train young people who can implement the competences, knowledge and skills in the different sectors of the building and real estate world. (profession)
Graduates with a bachelor of real estate will be capable of:
- taking initiative;
- an analytical and problem-solving thinking ability;
- working accurately;
- giving evidence of a high level of perseverance and responsibility;
- closely monitoring quality;
- taking decisions independently;
- working with the target, team, customer and innovation in mind;
- negotiating and communicating well with the necessary commercial powers of persuasion;
- acting in a deontologically correct and discreet manner as a worthy ambassador of the protected profession;
- following the market developments by adopting a lifelong learning attitude.
We do this by:
- levelling out a differentiated influx of students by offering structured study coaching;
- setting up knowledge-based lectures and exercises on a modular basis;
- underlining the importance of a practical translation of the theory;
- coaching students to learn independently and stimulating self-assessment;
- offering innovative, exciting, interdisciplinary tasks and projects;
- implementing ICT in all course units;
- permanently investing in close cooperation with the workplace and maintaining contact with the alumni;
- anchoring services and research as part of the study programme;
- offering postgraduate courses to the workplace, which helps us update the study programme;
- stimulating sustainable and socially responsible enterprise;
- offering an international framework.
The study programme has translated these goals into the following learning outcomes:
domain-specific learning outcomes of the professional bachelor of real estate:
- learning outcome 1. ability to interpret and apply job-related rules and regulations, relating, in particular to: civil and judicial law, building and real estate law, environmental law, town and country planning law, tax law, ... and to advise on these in a meaningful manner.
- learning outcome 2. Ability to read and interpret real estate plans well. Ability to describe, assess and estimate the different types of real estate.
- learning outcome 3. Ability to give specific advice and carry out expert assessments, underpinned by technical knowledge related to construction, materials recognition, construction physics, construction pathology, renovation and maintenance.
- learning outcome 4. Ability to apply job-related ICT applications and use standard software, multimedia and communication tools in the workplace.
- learning outcome 5. Ability to collect, analyse and apply urban development information in a spatial context.
- learning outcome 6. Ability to work in an interdisciplinary team with professionals (colleagues, notaries, construction partners, accountants, tax experts, bankers, lawyers, government, ...) and also in an international context if so required.
- learning outcome 7. Under supervision, ability to study a job-related research question and formulate a structured and well-founded response. This entails collecting specific relevant information, processing, interpreting it, drawing up a report, as well as presenting.
- learning outcome 8. Acquaintance with the professional workplace, ability to situate it in relation to related specialist fields and observe the relevant deontological codes.
Domain-specific learning outcomes of the professional bachelor of real estate management:
- learning result 1. Ability to mediate on behalf of third parties in a sale, purchase, exchange, lease or transfer of real estate, real estate rights or commercial firms.
- learning result 2. As a syndic, ability to take care of the technical and administrative aspects when managing the common components of the forced co-ownership of building or groups of buildings.
- learning outcome 3. Ability to take care of the technical, administrative and financial aspects when managing real estate or real estate rights as an estate agent.
- learning result 4. Ability to initiate, promote, organise and follow up building promotion projects, from prospecting and the feasibility study, right through to the implementation and financial settlement.
- learning outcome 5. Ability to correctly compile and adapt real estate agreements in a legally correct manner, fulfil the concomitant administrative formalities and carry out financial transactions.
- learning outcome 6. Ability to set up, organise and run a real estate office on their own.
- learning outcome 7. Ability to document, analyse and manage a real estate dossier in all its facets: architecturally, financially, from a taxation point of view, economically and legally.
- learning outcome 8. Ability to communicate well and clearly in a commercial manner (including reporting) with (potential) customers and the ability to express themselves in a professional context in different languages.
Domain-specific learning outcomes of the professional bachelor of land surveying:
- learning outcome 1. Ability to stake out fields and draw up and sign plans that are used for identifying boundaries, alterations, settling cases of common land and for any deed or official report that provide for the identification of land ownership and that can be submitted by way of mortgage transfer or subscription.
- learning outcome 2. Ability to independently select and apply land-surveying measuring techniques, with an eye for detail, accuracy and reliability, and subsequently process the measuring data.
- learning outcome 3. Ability to collect, interpret and process information by means of land information systems and geographical information systems. Ability to process land data numerically and graphically and make legal and administrative references.
- learning outcome 4. Ability to document, analyse and manage in all its facets a technical-administrative-legal dossier relating to a land-surveying object on their own.
- learning outcome 5. Ability to carry out a study, design and develop a space, including the provision of guidance during the implementation, with due consideration for the environment and safety.
- learning outcome 6. Ability to set up, organise and run a land-surveying office on their own.
- learning outcome 7. Ability to communicate well and clearly (including reporting) with (potential) customers in a professional context.
A Bachelor (Ba) of Real Estate can, after the successful completion of a bridging program (between 45 and 90 credits), gain access to the following Master Programs:
- Advanced Bachelor of International Business Management
- Master of Science in Communication Science: Communication Management
- Master of Science in Communication Science: Film- and Television Studies
- Master of Science in Communication Science: Journalism
- Master of Science in Communication Science: New Media and Society
- Master of Science in Engineering: Architecture
- Master of Science in EU-Studies
- Master of Science in Geomatics and Surveying
only for graduates in Surveying
- Master of Science in Geomatics and Surveying (Surveying)
only for graduates in Surveying
- Master of Science in Land Survey Engineering Technology
- Master of Science in Political Science
- Master of Science in Sociology
- Master of Science in Urbanism and Spatial Planning
- Master of Science of Heritage Studies
- Postgraduate GEO-ICT
only for graduates in Land Surveying
- Postgraduate in Property Management
only for graduates in Real Estate Management