Accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS)
This course is designed to prepare you for a demanding and rewarding career in real estate, in either the private or the public sector. It provides graduate-level entry into the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.
You’ll develop knowledge and understanding of real estate and its role in the wider economy. Your study will give you the analytical skills necessary for successful property investment, development and management. You’ll also learn research skills and find out how research applies to real estate and real estate markets.
Where your masters can take you
Our graduates work in planning, real estate and related professions with private sector planning and real estate consultants, local authorities, policy analysts and international development and design agencies.
How we rate
The 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF) says we’re the best RTPI-accredited planning school in the UK. 85 per cent of our research is classed as ‘world-leading’ ‘internationally excellent’ with ‘outstanding impacts’.
How we teach
Nothing is more important to us than your career. We work closely with industry to make sure our courses are up-to-the-minute and relevant so you’ll learn the skills you need to make it to the top in your chosen profession.
You’ll go on site visits and and take part in exercises that simulate real global challenges. Past field trips have included trips to London, Seoul, Cairo and Istanbul. We also organise work placements with planning agencies.
There are lectures, seminars, computer workshops and tutorials. You’re assessed on your coursework and a dissertation.
Core modules: Real Estate Economics; Investment Finance and Funding; Applied Real Estate Valuation; Research Methods.
Core module: Integrated Project specialising in Investment Valuation and Law of Business Leases.
Examples of optional modules
Real Estate International Market Analysis; Sustainable Development in Practice; Real Estate Development; Sustainable Development: A Critical Perspective; Planning Law; Issues in Housing; Local and Regional Economic Policy.