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Bachelor of Science in Real Estates Management

Entry Requirements
The basic admission requirement shall be the minimum entry requirements set for entry into the public universities, which is an average of C+ in the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE).

In addition, candidates are expected to have obtained at least a grade C+ (plus) in each of the following subject clusters:
• Cluster 1: Mathematics
• Cluster II: English or Kiswahili
• Cluster III: Physics or Chemistry or Biology or Accounts or Commerce or Economics
• Cluster IV: Geography or Agriculture or History or Building Construction or Drawing and Design or Woodwork

KACE (‘A’ Level) Applicants or Equivalent:

Two Principal Passes in any one of the following subjects: Economics, History, Geography, Commerce, or any other relevant subject, and a credit pass in the English language and Mathematics at KCE level or equivalent.

Diploma Holders:
Kenya National Examinations Council (KNEC) Diploma or its equivalent in: Building Construction, Architectural Studies, Land Surveying and Civil Engineering; or Diploma in Estate Agency and Property Management from Kenyatta University or any other institution of higher learning recognized by Kenyatta University Senate. Candidates with a Diploma in Technology (Dip. Tech) in Land Administration from an institution recognized by Kenyatta University senate.

Examinations
Kenyatta University examination regulations shall apply. The final written examination will constitute of 70% of the total marks while workshop practice work, continuous assessment tests and assignments will constitute of 30%.

The pass mark for all courses shall be 40%. Each unit shall be marked out of a 100. The marks shall be transferred into literal grades as follows:
a) 70-100% - Grade A
b) 60-69% - Grade B
c) 50-59% -Grade C
d) 40-49% - Grade D
e) 39% marks and below - FAIL

Supplementary Examinations
a) A candidate who fails not more than half the units per academic year at the ordinary examination shall be required to sit a supplementary examination in all the failed units during the supplementary period immediately following the ordinary examinations.
b) A candidate who fails more than half the units taken in an academic year shall not proceed to the next academic year and shall be required to retake the units failed and be served with an academic warning by the Dean.
c) A candidate who fails a unit at the supplementary examination period shall be required to re-sit the examination during the next time the unit is offered at the ordinary examinations.
d) A candidate who fails a unit in a supplementary examination shall not be allowed to proceed to the next academic year and shall be required to retake the units when next offered.
e) A candidate who fails a practical examination shall be required to re-submit.
f) A candidate who fails to re-submit a practical examination shall be discontinued.
g) A candidate who fails in the re-submitted examination shall not be allowed to proceed to the next academic level and shall be required to retake the failed units.

Industrial Attachment
a) A candidate must satisfactorily undertake industrial attachment and pass the industrial training before proceeding to the next level of study.
b) A candidate who fails in industrial attachment shall not be allowed to graduate.
c) The industrial attachment shall be assessed as either a pass or a fail.

Discontinuation
a) A student who fails in all units in any one semester will be discontinued.
b) A student whose cumulative failures after an academic warning from the previous semesters are more than half the units taken in two consecutive semesters shall be discontinued.
c) Any Appeal against discontinuation shall be addressed to the Vice-Chancellor.

Completion
A candidate who fails to complete a degree programme in double the duration of the programme shall be discontinued.

Certification
The programme will lead to the award of: Bachelor of Science in Real Estate Management.

List of Units Across Semesters
Course Code and Title

LEVEL 100:
Semester I
UCU 100: Communication Skills
UCU103: Introduction to Creative and Critical Thinking
ABE101: Introduction to the Geo-Physical Environment
BRE101: Introduction to Computing Technology
BRE103: Introduction to Real Estate Mathematics
BRE105: Micro Economics
BRE107: Elements of Law and Government 45 Hrs

Semester II
UCU104: Entrepreneurship
ABE102: Elements of Land Surveying
BRE102: Architectural Drawing and Design
BRE104: Building Technologies I
BRE106: Real Estate Statistics I
BRE108: Macro Economics
BRE110: Law of Contract and Tort

Year 2: Level 200:
Semester I
BRE201: Theory of Structures
BRE203: Land Economics I
BRE205: Principles of Valuation
BRE207: Principles of Management
BRE209: Building Technology II
BRE211: Real Estate Statistics II
BRE213: Environmental Building Services

Semester II
BRE202: Elements of Urban and Regional Planning
BRE204: Land Economics II
BRE206: Building Materials and Finishes
BRE208: Principles of Agriculture and Forestry
BRE210: Principles of Finance
BRE 212: Property and Infrastructure Development
BRE214: Law of Real Estate

Level 300:
Semester I
ABE301: Environmental Impact Assessment and Audit in the Built Environment
BRE301: Land Information System
BRE303: Natural Resource Economics
BRE305: Real Estate Taxation
BRE307: Real Estate Finance
BRE309: Applied Valuation I
BRE311:Commercial Law

Semester II
ABE302: Research Methods
BRE302: Real Estate Investments and Appraisal
BRE304: Applied Valuations II
BRE306: Project Management Theory and Practice
BRE308:Property Management
BRE310: Housing Economics
BRE312: Property Maintenance

Trimester
BRE314: Industrial Attachment

Year 4: Level 400
Semester I
BRE401: Research Project
BRE403: Applied Valuation III
BRE405: Facilities Management
BRE407: Contracts and Procurement in Real Estate
BRE409: Land Management and Policy Studies
BRE411: Information Communication Technology in Real Estate

Semester II
BRE402: Research Project
BRE404: Financial Accounting
BRE406: Principles of Marketing
BRE408: Values and Risk Management
BRE410: Property Dispute Resolution
BRE412: Professional Practice and Ethics

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