WPCS 2.1.2
Tuition Fees:$991 /year
Applications Begin:August 2021
Final Award:Bachelor of Science Real Estate Management
Start Date:September 2021
Academic Unit:School of Engineering, Energy and the Built Environment
Campus:Main campus
Application Deadline: September 2021
Programme Overview
Philosophy of the Programme
To provide the learners with an interdisciplinary approach towards real estate management by offering qualitative and quantitative tools necessary to access the many careers available in this area.

Rationale of the Programme
The programme trains graduates to independently deal with real estate business practice, maintenance, development and contribute to problem solving approaches in real estate. The course is structured to meet the current real estate management requirements.

Why Bachelor of Science Real estate Management
The BREM professionals shall be able to;

  1. a) Plan for the rapid growth in real estate, forecast for future needs in real estate and to make sound real estate investment decisions
  2. b) Design and implement real estate structures and systems.
  3. c) Maintain and manage finances, real estate structures and systems for sustainability and continuous growth.
  4. d) Making real estate management and development decisions
  5. e) Value, appraise and assess real estate investments

Goal and Objectives of the Programme
The Bachelor of Real Estate Management (BREM) degree will be able to enable learners to:

  1. a) Develop complete understanding of the concepts, principles, theories and philosophies of business, management, finance, economics, operations and marketing and apply them to Real estate service practice.
  2. b) Facilitate the integration of the real estate corporate environment and the county/ local government
  3. c) Prepare learners to formulate real estate project feasibility studies and other related works and build a portfolio attesting to their competence in the real estate management practice.
  4. d) To enhance self-confidence and the ability to critically evaluate real estate issues and develop solutions from the moral, professional and the academic perspectives.
  5. e) To prepare the candidates for progression to higher levels of study

Expected Learning Outcomes of the Programme
Upon completion of the prescribed programme of BREM, the graduate will have acquired knowledge, skills and abilities to be able to:

  1. a) Offer or render professional advice and judgment on:

– The acquisition, enhancement, preservation, utilization or disposition of lands or improvements there on and,

– The conception, planning, management and development of real estate projects.

  1. b) Perform state/county government market value appraisal and assessment of real properties, including plants, equipment, and machinery, essentially for taxation purposes and other public service purposes.
  2. c) Act as an agent/broker of a party in real estate transaction to offer, advertise, solicit, list, promote, mediate, negotiate or effect the meeting of the minds on the sale, purchase, exchange, mortgage, lease or joint venture, or other similar transactions on real estates or any interest there in.
  3. d) Perform management services for, and on behalf of a real estate investor who is registered and licensed for or in expectation of a share in the commission, professional fee, compensation or other valuable consideration.
  1. e) Prepare, analyze, and evaluate reports, proposals and real estate concept papers.
  2. f) Demonstrate the values of fairness, transparency, accountability, hard work, honesty, patience, diligence, innovativeness and risk taking in performing quality real estate service work.
  3. g) Develop the ability to access, retrieve and disseminate information using Information Technology and other different forms of communication.
  4. h) Develop a wholesome personality aligned to his/her profession.
  5. i) Conduct environmental scanning of the real estate industry and practices.
  6. j) Conduct feasibility study and other business research/plan related to real estate.
  7. k) Explain the concepts, approaches, and techniques of environmental conservation as applied to the real estate industry.
  8. l) Know and understand the counties and national development thrusts, concerns, socioeconomic and real estate indicators.

The curriculum for the degree programme shall extend over a period of not less than four academic years of study.

Admission Requirements

 Admission Requirements for the Programme
The following are the minimum requirements for registration into BREM degree Programme
i) KCSE or equivalent certificate with a minimum of C+ and grade C (plain) in both Mathematics and English or similar grades in an equivalent examination approved by the University Senate in liaison with Commission for University Education (CUE)
ii) KACE or equivalent Certificate with a minimum of two principles passes and O level Credit in Mathematics and English Language.

iii) Applicants who are in possession of an appropriate Diploma or equivalent in Land Management, Land Administration, Estate Management, Geomatics, Land Surveying, Cartography, Geographical Information Systems, business, economics, finance or any other diploma recognized by the university through the advice of the faculty

Application Process
Application Fees for Kenyan and East African applicants: $9
Application Fees for International Students: $46

Application Guidelines:
**Application forms can be downloaded from or collected from the school campuses/ marketing centres. Duly filled application forms should be addressed to the Registrar – Academic Administration.

The following Documents should be made available:
– Copies of all academic certificates including secondary school certificates, Bachelors, Diplomas & Certificate level transcripts and certificates.
– One (1) recent passport size photograph (write your name on reverse side)
– Copy of national I.D/Passport.

Application fee is as follows:
– a) Kshs 1000 for Certificate, Diploma and under- graduate programs for the East African applicants. USD 50 for the Non-East African Applicants.
– Kshs 2000 for Postgraduate programmes for East African Applicants. USD 100 for Non-East African Applicants.

Application for admission does not guarantee admission into the University for course applied for; this will be subject to fulfilment of all requirements and class size as approved by the University Senate.

Career Opportunities

Career opportunities for this programme include:
– Building control surveyor
– Building surveyor
– Commercial/residential surveyor
– Land/geomatics surveyor
– Planning and development surveyor
– Rural practice surveyor

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Tuition Fees for Kenyan and East African applicants: $991
Tuition Fees for International Students: $1,189

Tuition Fees for Kenyan Students = Kshs. 109,100
Tuition Fees for International Students = Kshs 130,920
Students from Countries in the East African  Community (EAC), pay the same amount as Kenyan Students. The six countries in the East African Community include; Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan, Tanzania, and Uganda.

– All international students (Non East African) are to pay additional (statutory fee, quality assurance & tuition fee) of 20% above the normal fee.
– The university fees payment can also be done in easy instalments within the semester. The instalments are as follows: 30% upon registration, 30%- second instalment, 20%-third instalment 20% – fourth instalment.

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