Hey there! Sign in to join this conversationNew here? Join for free
    • Thread Starter
    Offline

    0
    ReputationRep:
    Hi all! I'm coming to Reading in Sept to study on the Real Estate MSc course and as a non-cognate student, l would love to get a head start on my reading... Is there anyone out there who could advise on which books are recommended?! Unfortunately the official reading list hasn't been released yet. Thanks!
    Offline

    7
    ReputationRep:
    The following texts are recommended background reading for entrants to the BSc Real Estate programme. I would suggest that they would be useful reading for people joining the MSc as well. We have avoided suggesting course texts (i.e. textbooks that accompany specific modules that will be delivered in each year of the course) as we didn't want to put people off before they arrive! We think that these publications provide a useful context for the course by debating some of the big issues in real estate and planning.

    Bill, P. (2013) 'Planet Property' (Leicester: Matador)

    Dorling, D. (2014) 'All That Is Solid: How the Great Housing Disaster Defines Our Times, and What We Can Do About It' (London: Allen Lane)

    Hall, P. (2002) 'Cities of Tomorrow: An Intellectual History of Urban Planning and Design in the Twentieth Century' (3rd Edition, Oxford: Blackwell)

    Harford, T. (2011) 'The Undercover Economist' (2nd Edition, London: Hachette Digital)

    Nix,J., Hill, P., Williams, N. and Bough, J. (2003) 'Land and Estate Management' (4th Edition, Chichester: Packard)

    Reed, R. and Sims, S. (2015) 'Property Development' (6th Edition, London: Routledge)

    Useful Web Sites:
    Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS): http://www.rics.org/uk/
    Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI): http://www.rtpi.org.uk/
    Town & Country Planning Association (TCPA): http://www.tcpa.org.uk/
    Planning Portal: www.planningportal.gov.uk/
    Department of Communities and Local Government (DCLG): https://www.gov.uk/government/organi...cal-government
 
 
 
Poll
Do you agree with the PM's proposal to cut tuition fees for some courses?

The Student Room, Get Revising and Marked by Teachers are trading names of The Student Room Group Ltd.

Register Number: 04666380 (England and Wales), VAT No. 806 8067 22 Registered Office: International House, Queens Road, Brighton, BN1 3XE

Write a reply...
Reply
Hide
Reputation gems: You get these gems as you gain rep from other members for making good contributions and giving helpful advice.