Graduates of the Professional Real Estate Advanced Diploma program will be prepared to apply relevant skills to create a successful career in a variety of real estate industry positions in Vancouver, British Columbia, and nationally. The program is designed by professionals and faculty with extensive, practical, industry experience. Along with relevant foundational theory, students are introduced to real-world settings and practical experiences that prepare them for ethical, professional service in a range of industry roles including real estate agents, brokers, appraisers, and property managers. This theory-based, practice-driven learning platform will deliver graduates to the industry with foundational skills and competencies from which to a build a base for a long-term career.
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This program is designed to be advanced undergraduate competency level. Applicants require a diploma or degree (or equivalent study/life experience) to gain acceptance in the program. They will complete a four week long online “Ramp-Up” course offered prior to the first term starting. Students then complete a total of 60 credits over three, 15-week long terms.
Upon successful completion of the program, students will be able to:Real Estate Business Strategy and Operations
With BCIT's unique blend of theoretical knowledge and practical, real-world skills, graduates from the program have built their exciting careers across many fields and across the globe. Graduates are prepared for employment in residential sales and development, industrial leasing and sales, recreational land, marketing resort properties, and more.
Some career opportunities include:
The program will, as an additional benefit to qualified graduates, see the graduate be able to challenge any, or all, of the following BC real estate licensing courses:
The British Columbia real estate industry licensing requirements are amongst the most rigorous in the world. Graduates successfully licensed in any of these specialties may then be positioned to challenge similar licensing requirements in all other Canadian provinces and many American states.
All Real Estate faculty have industry experience at some of today's leading businesses, bringing their passion for this dynamic industry to the classroom. They're accomplished in both the real estate and teaching fields, creating a challenging learning platform from which each Program graduate can be well-prepared to enter and contribute to this dynamic, demanding multi-billion dollar business field.
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