Real Estate

Bachelor of Commerce (BComm)

What you will learn in this program

Real estate scholars ask questions such as: What is the highest and best use for a given land development site? What are the financing methods available to make a project successful? How do you mitigate multiple stakeholder concerns to move a project forward?

Real estate scholars explore best practices in leadership, entrepreneurship, sustainability and stakeholder relations in the context of the land development and real estate industry. You’ll gain foundational business knowledge related to real estate, and develop an applied understanding of the field of real estate by learning from industry experts. You'll complete projects, formal presentations, group projects and various case studies during the course of your degree.

Career opportunities

​As a graduate of the real estate program, you'll be prepared for career opportunities in the global real estate operating environment. A degree in commerce can also be used as a stepping-stone to graduate studies or another professional degree such as law, medicine, veterinary medicine, or education.

Courses you'll take:

Introduction to Business Analytics, Introduction to Business Skills, Introductory Financial Accounting, Principles of Macroeconomics, ​Principles of Microeconomics

Admission requirements and information

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You’ll be considered for standard admission if you’re in your final year of high school and will complete your senior high school diploma requirements or have graduated from high school and have not attended a post-secondary institution.

You received, or will receive, your high school diploma from Alberta. 

Admission type
Standard Admission

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Your requirements

Deadline: March 1, 2018

You must complete five grade 12 senior level approved courses. Your admission average will be calculated using final grade 11 and at least two grade 12 approved courses. If both grade 11 and 12 grades are provided, the grade 12 grade will be used.

Minimum competitive average

To be competitive your average should be in the Low 80s range

Required Courses


You'll need 70% or better in this course to register for first year math courses.

Admission considerations for all degree programs are competitive. Please note that admission requirements are subject to change. For detailed and up-to-date information visit our academic calendar.

For more information, please contact the admissions office.

Important information

International Baccalaureate (IB) credits

Applicants who have IB credits but have not completed the IB diploma will receive specific course credit or advanced placement for each Higher Level course completed with a grade of "5" or above. Official IB transcripts are required as part of the evaluation process.

See IB credits

Advanced Placement credits

Students who present approved courses in AP examinations will automatically receive advanced credit for coursework completed with grades of "4" or higher in AP subjects. Official AP transcripts are required as part of the evaluation process.

See criteria: Advanced Placement credits

Adult (Mature) Students

If you are 21 or older at the commencement of the session to which you are seeking admission, do not have any transferable post-secondary courses completed and do not fully  meet enrolment requirements, you may request admission as an adult (mature) student. Only applicants who are Canadian Citizens or permanent residents will be considered for admission under this category. International students are not eligible for admission under this category. Acceptance under this category is always at the discretion of the faculty to which entry is sought.

Adult (Mature) Students

Diverse Qualifications

The University of Calgary recognizes that excellence means more than academic achievement. If you have achieved excellence outside of academics or have overcome significant hardships, you may seek admission to the university under this policy.

More information about Diverse Qualifications

English Language Proficiency

English is the official language of instruction at the University of Calgary. All applicants must demonstrate English language proficiency to be considered for admission to an undergraduate program.

See English Language Proficiency requirements

Aboriginal Admissions Process

In order to ensure equitable access and successful participation of Aboriginal learners, the University of Calgary has instituted an Aboriginal Admissions Process for qualified Aboriginal applicants seeking admissions to undergraduate programs.

See our Aboriginal Admissions Process

Program Highlights

Work experience

Co-operative work placement - Gain valuable, full-time work experience that alternates with your academic studies.

Hands-on opportunities

Study abroad opportunities - Cultural and academic experiences at destinations around the world.

Program enhancements

Mentorship opportunities - A formal or informal relationship where you connect with, and learn from, an established professional.

Did you know? You can earn two degrees in five years. Learn more about the combined degree program

Join our community in fall 2018

We'll be accepting applications to attend the University of Calgary in fall 2018 starting on Sunday, October 1, 2017. You'll be able to submit an application until Thursday, March 1, 2018. Check out our student experience page to find out more about what life is like on campus or consider visiting campus for a tour led by one of our current students.

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Faculty Information

Haskayne School of Business
Scurfield Hall, Room 343
2500 University Drive NW
Calgary, Alberta T2N 1N4