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DT104
Auctioneering, Valuation and Estate Agency

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Undergraduate awards typically reflect three to five years of study after secondary school and include Ordinary (Level 7) and Honours Bachelor Degrees and Higher Diplomas (Level 8's).

Undergraduate awards may be achieved directly or through a series of progression steps. Learners may choose to progress upwards from a Level 5 to a Level 6, Level 7 and finally a Level 8.

Undergraduate awards are awarded by the QQI, HEA or Higher Education Institutes.

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3rd level Graduates are qualified for a wide range of occupations, and their education prepares them for roles involving specific skills, and for coordinating, supervising, managing, or training others. Examples include accountants, sales managers, computer programmers, teachers, chemists, environmental engineers, criminal investigators, and financial analysts.

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3 Years
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This programme is suitable for those wishing to prepare for a career as an estate agent, property manager or property valuer and aims to give an understanding of the legal, economic and physical framework within which the property market functions.

A range of modules are taught to provide students with an understanding of selling, leasing, valuing and managing property. The programme also provides students with the analytical skills to understand financial areas that impact upon the job of an estate agent, property valuer and property manager.

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PLC courses leading to the following QQI Major Awards may be used for entry into this course.

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BBSSX  5M1997  Office Administration
BBSXX  5M2102  Business Studies
BBSAX  5M2468  Business Administration

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Estate Agents and auctioneers are involved in the sale, letting, management and valuation of residential and commercial buildings. The programme provides students with the academic knowledge and vocational skills to function effectively in the built environment workplace.

Generally, graduates work in the larger firms or in small partnerships. The programme is very suited to those with an entrepreneurial spirit and also provides the skills to enable graduates, after gaining appropriate work experience, to open their own business.

The career is suitable for those who have an interest in people and the built environment. Other desirable traits are an outgoing nature and the ability to get on with people.



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