With real estate sitting at the heart of everything careers in the built environment go beyond surveying and planning. These roles include:

Specialist Careers

H&S and Compliance Advisor

  • Ensure working practices are safe and comply with legislation
  • Prepare H&S strategies for businesses
  • Carry out site inspections to make sure H&S policies are being implemented

Financial and Data Analyst

  • Prepare reports for internal and external audiences using business analytics reporting tools
  • Manipulate, analyse and interpret complex data sets
  • Develop records management processes and policies

Sustainability Consultant

  • Understanding a building’s impact on the local community and eco-system
  • Develop practical and engaging sustainability strategies
  • Collect and analyse data and provide a report of your findings

Start your journey

Already on your way? If you’re finished or finishing school and working out next steps, check out the different routes open to you. There’s more than one way to skin a cat, you know. Whether you’re looking for Apprenticeships or a Graduate career path, there’s something for everyone.


Graduate routes

Fun Fact

The 25 ft long Headington Shark can be found protruding from the roof of an ordinary terraced house in Oxford. Despite Oxford City Council trying to have it removed on the grounds that it was dangerous to the public,engineers pronounced the erection safe and six years later it received retrospective planning permission.

In 2014 it was voted the 24th most creative sculpture from around the world!

Career Path Options


Which career is right for me?

Property has a huge range of careers, and if you’ve no clue where to start, that can be daunting. Never fear! Our quiz helps you work out what paths could fit your personality and skills. Best thing? There’s no wrong answers!

Property Explorer

Wanna see some of the best property projects? Check this out. We’ve got some serious facts to show you. Well, not serious, serious. Urgh. Interesting, fun serious. Oh, just take a look…

Other careers you might enjoy

Support Careers

  • Click above to discover all the roles within the support sector

Surveying Careers

  • Click above to discover all the roles within the surveying sector

Want to take a look around?

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