Studying Urban Planning and Property Development at Heriot-Watt prepares you for a professional career in real estate investment, development, or urban planning and design. It brings together theoretical, practical and policy content from both spheres - town planning and real estate.
We are still accepting applications for September 2018.
Planning is bringing the future into the present so that you can do something about it now.
To find out more about what planners do watch this short video from the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI).
A sandwich year option is available, giving students the opportunity to spend one year in a paid placement before completing the final year of study.
We are proudly the only Scottish University to offer a degree jointly accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI).
Work and study
This is what our BSc (Hons) Urban Planning and Property Development students are doing six months after graduating:
- 81% are working
- 10% are studying
- 5% are working and studying.
- 90% of those working are in a professional/managerial position six months after graduating.
- The average salary of students six months after graduating: £25000
- The average UK salary of students six months after graduating from a similar course: £22000
These are the most common jobs students go into six months after graduating:
- Architects, town planners and surveyors
- Business and public service associate professionals
- Welfare and housing associate professionals
- Skilled trades occupations
- Sales occupations