Thompson Rivers University
Thompson Rivers University

Bachelor of Real Estate Management

Program Description

This program is offered by the UBC Sauder School of Business Real Estate Division in collaboration with TRU and the Real Estate Institute of British Columbia. The Bachelor of Real Estate Management program allows you, as a member of the real estate community, to upgrade your education so you can meet the accreditation requirements for various professional associations.

What Can You Do With This Credential?

Graduation from this program may help you to meet entrance requirements for TRU's Master of Business Administration. It will allow you to meet various professional accreditation requirements.

Program Requirements

Admission Requirements

Admission to UBC Sauder School of Business Real Estate Division's Diploma in Urban Land Economics (DULE)

For admission to DULE, please apply directly to UBC Sauder School of Business Real Estate Division. For transfer credit and evaluation of real estate equivalencies (real estate core and specialty requirements). please apply directly to UBC Sauder School of Business Real Estate Division before applying to TRU for program admission. Additional transfer credit for non-real estate courses will be considered by TRU.

To apply to this program, please complete the Program Admission Form.

Residency Requirements

A minimum of 15 TRU credits (distance or on campus)

Degree Requirements

120 credits total, including 51 upper-level credits, with a GPA of 2.00 ( a grade of C-) or higher in all courses required to complete this credential, as follows:

General Education Requirements (12 credits)

6 credits in Humanities
6 credits in Social Sciences

Core Knowledge Requirements (75 credits)

BUSI 111, BC Real Estate Property Law and Real Estate Ethics (3) or
BUSI 112, Canadian Real Estate Property Law and Real Estate Ethics (3)
BUSI 221, Real Estate Finance in a Canadian Context (3)
BUSI 300, Urban and Real Estate Economics (3)
BUSI 330, Foundations of Real Estate Appraisal (3)
BUSI 331, Real Estate Investment Analysis and Advanced Income Appraisal (3)
BUSI 400, Residential Property Analysis (3)
BUSI 401, Commercial Property Analysis (3)
ENGL 1101, Composition (3)
STAT 1201, Introduction to Probability and Statistics (3)
CMNS 1291, Introduction to Professional Writing (3)
ECON 1901 Principles of Microeconomics (3) or
BUSI 100, Micro Foundations of Real Estate Economics (3)
ECON 1951, Principles of Macroeconomics (3) or
BUSI 101, Capital Markets and Real Estate (3)
FNCE 2121, Financial Management (3)
ACCT 2211, Financial Accounting (3)
ACCT 2251, Management Accounting (3)
ECON 2331, Economics and Business Statistics 2 (3) (in development)
MKTG 2431, Marketing (3)
MIST 2611, Management Information Systems (3)
ORGB 2811, Organizational Behaviour (3)
HRMN 2821, Human Resource Management (3)
BLAW 2911, Commercial Law (3)
CMNS 3241, Advanced Professional Communications (3) (in development)
IBUS 3511, International Business (3)
MNGT 3711, Business Ethics and Society (3)

Real Estate Specialization Requirements (12 credits)

Take 12 credits of 400-level DULE courses and ensure that these courses meet the requirements of one of the DULE Real Estate Specialities, which include Real Estate Appraisal, Real Estate Assessment, Real Estate Management and Real Estate Development.

Elective Requirements (21 credits)

An additional 21 credits of business, real estate or an approved related elective
Select electives so you can complete the 51 upper-level credits required for graduation.


BUSI courses are offered as part of UBC Sauder School of Business' Diploma in Urban Land Economics (DULE).

Consult with your Program Advisor to ensure that the courses you select are available and appropriate for your program of study and educational goals. Otherwise, you may find that a course does not meet the program requirements and cannot be applied toward that program's credential.


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