Bachelor in Real Estate Transactions & Property Merchant

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Bac, Bac +1, Bac +2
September / October, February / March
Initial training, Apprenticeship
Bordeaux, Chambéry, Paris
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The Bachelor’s degree in Real Estate Transactions & Property Merchant

The objective of the Bachelor’s degree in Real Estate Transactions and Property mMerchant is to train students for jobs related to real estate transactions and property dealers for network agencies, firms or independent structures, housing organizations, developers or companies specializing in the field. This sector of activity is currently undergoing changes in several distinct segments: commercial real estate, shopping centres and premises, investment real estate, tax exemption and “paper stone”, more frequent use of SCI (real estate investment company) type structures, residential real estate, etc. New standards are multiplying (e.g. technical certification of materials, thermal standards, etc.). The result is a real need for professionals who are able to master the many particularities of this market.

At the end of the training, students will be able to evolve in the real estate sector, which continues to develop.

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A diploma course in 1, 2 or 3 years to train in real estate and property sales

Holders of a BAC can enter the 1st year Bachelor, holders of a BAC+1 the 2nd year Bachelor and those with a BAC+2 the 3rd year Bachelor. The Bachelor’s degree welcomes students from a variety of backgrounds: BTS, RNCP level 5 qualifications, DUT, preparatory classes, Licence 2.

The Bachelor’s degree in Real Estate Transactions and Property Merchant trains students in the fundamentals of real estate. It prepares them to join either an agency or a department dedicated to the commercialization, development or marketing of real estate products. The ultimate goal is to master the technical, legal, financial, methodological and commercial aspects of real estate business management.

In a competitive and constantly developing environment, the Bachelor’s program in Real Estate Transactions & Property Dealers is designed to help students develop a first network of professional contacts, so that they master the various real estate legislations.

The program trains professionals in rental management, real estate transactions and condominium management. This training leads to the professions of management assistant, VEFA salesman, property trader, real estate agency director, management manager, land marketer and real estate expert.

The3rd year course can be done in alternation. Students will have the opportunity to work in a company and learn in real-life situations.

All our final year courses are specialised and professional so that students can be fully operational once they graduate.

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What are the courses of the Bachelor’s degree in Real Estate Transactions & Sales ?

The courses listed below are examples only and may vary slightly depending on the campus. The content of the courses is adapted each year to market developments and is updated before the start of each new school year.

The 1st and 2nd year courses are available here.

The 3rd year courses


Labour law

Ethics and CSR

Business strategy

Negotiation technique

Budget management

Advanced Excel

Reporting tools

Business English

Specialization courses

Business law

E-business marketing

Prospecting and monitoring

Regulations and legal aspects

Tax exemption and property markets

Portfolio management

Administrative management of co-ownership

Real Estate Financing

Introduction to Blockchain

Business plan and investments

Development and professional practices

Business Seminar

Project seminar

The objective of this module is to understand the financial objectives and the role of accounting in its legal and economic context and as applied to the real estate sector. It also consists of mastering the fundamental principles of accounting modeling. Finally, it is a question of discovering and understanding the accounting impact of the main operations related to the activity of a company through its financial statements.

Personal development

This module provides the tools and techniques necessary to successfully negotiate and sell real estate.

Professional Practice Brief

The administrative management of the co-ownership is a mission that falls to the syndic. There are many rights and duties, so it is necessary to know the regulations in force.

Trade conferences

Real estate investment choices require the ability to develop a business plan in order to evaluate the risks and opportunities associated with this type of investment.

1 or 2 entries per year and an alternating study rhythm

Each year, the start of the 3rd year Bachelors’ programme takes place in September. Most campuses also offer a staggered start in February.

The course rhythm is 3 days/2 days for 6 months and then 6 months full time in a company.

This rhythm is the same whether the learner is in initial training (internship) or in continuing education (professionalization/apprenticeship).

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What are the prerequisites to enter the Bachelor program?

  • To enter the first year, you must hold a baccalaureate (all sections) or a Diplôme d’Accès aux Études Universitaires (DAEU), recognized as level 4;
  • For integration into the second year: it is necessary to have validated 60 ECTS in a sector considered to be identical in terms of skills to that of the course or to have validated 120 ECTS at level 5 or equivalent in the field concerned;
  • For integration into the third year: it is necessary to have validated a 120 ECTS or a level 5 in a sector considered to be identical in terms of competencies to that of the course or to have validated 180 ECTS of level 5 or equivalent in the field concerned.

What are the job opportunities after the Bachelor’s degree in Real Estate Transactions & Sales ?

Financial Analyst / Accounting Analyst

Accountant / Accounting assistant / Accounting assistant

Management controller / assistant management controller

Financial Controller

Internal controller / internal auditor

The details of the opportunities are available HERE.

What are the blocks of competences developed with the Bachelor’s degree in Real Estate Transactions & Sales ?

The objectives in terms of skills are to be able to:

  • Manage the accounting and financial management of the company and the dedicated department;
  • Contribute to the organization’s investment and financing choices;
  • Analyze the performance and profitability of a company’s activity;
  • Manage the accounting and/or financial team.

This program delivers the RNCP certification “Manager in Financial Management and Management Control“.

Level 6 professional certification, registered with the RNCP, Code RNCP 35534, code NSF 313.

La certification s’obtient par capitalisation de l’ensemble des blocs de compétences. For more details, you can consult the France Compétences online reference system: https: //

This certification is accessible by VAE. Click here to learn more about VAE

What are the pedagogical methods of the INSEEC Bachelor program ?

Teaching methods

  • Lectures and interactive courses
  • Situational exercises through collective or individual case studies carried out by the students
  • Conferences, seminars and educational visits

Evaluation methods

The three years of the program alternate between concept acquisition and practical application.

Each semester is validated by the award of 30 ECTS credits. Progression through the Bachelor’s program is achieved by validating the semesters one after the other, i.e. 180 ECTS credits acquired at the end of the 3-year program. The evaluation of the students’ knowledge acquisition is done through continuous controls followed by mid-term and final evaluations at the end of each semester.

  • Individual or group case studies
  • Individual and group oral presentations
  • Individual and group files

Methods and tools

  • The evaluation methods are face-to-face, in the form of continuous assessment or final exams in the form of mid-term exams.

What are the tuition fees for the Real Estate Transactions & Merchants program ?

Initial training:

  • For a 3rd year Bachelor’s degree : 8 900 €.

Continuing education (sandwich course) :

  • For a 3rd year Bachelor’s degree : 9 700 €.

Tuition fees may vary from campus to campus, please contact the desired campus for more information.

The rates presented are valid for the year 2022-2023.

VAE/VAP – Click here to learn more about VAE

VAE : 4 200 € HT

VAP : 850 € HT

International students pack: Mandatory fee of 490 euros for exclusive support services international students.

What financial aid is available to integrate the INSEEC Bachelor in Real Estate ?

INSEEC offers several financial aid schemes:

The INSEEC Bachelor welcomes people with disabilities

INSEEC, one of the schools of the OMNES Education group, makes every effort to be inclusive and open to all people, regardless of their background or situation.

Our goal is that no student with a disability should be hindered in his or her desire to pursue an education and a professional career.

Support is therefore provided to facilitate access to the premises and to offer personalized advice and adapted facilities throughout their school career.

Accessibility: all our premises are adapted to the handicap standards.

The disability advisor, present on each campus, is the main contact person who will help set up a personalized support system for the student.

It acts as a link between students with disabilities and the various entities that make up the school. It accompanies them throughout their training.

Contacts: a disability advisor is present on each INSEEC campus. You can find their contact details on the contact page of each city.

Key figures of the training in Real Estate Transactions & Merchants


Graduation rate 2019 – 2020


Apprenticeship Contract Breakdown Rate 2019 – 2020


Satisfaction rate 2019 – 2020 (according to the LimeSurvey analysis report in October 2020)


Ratio of certified apprentices to the number of apprentices taking the exam 2019 – 2020


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Updated 8 January 2024