The Masters in Management with International Real Estate provides you with a detailed understanding of modern business principles, techniques and contextual conditions, paying particular attention to international real estate. The programme is tailored for those who anticipate a management career with international or multinational corporations. It combines a balanced coverage of core business and management subjects with a specialised focus on real estate management within a corporate context.
•You will understand how real estate can support the core activities of any organisation and enable you to make informed financial decisions through the application of real estate valuation and appraisal techniques. •You will work with a peer group of like-minded students at a similar stage in their management development, and with complementary interests and ambitions. It is an engaging and stimulating learning experience, with staff and students coming together in a vibrant postgraduate community. •The University of Glasgow Adam Smith Business School celebrates the legacy of Adam Smith by developing enlightened and enterprising graduates and internationally recognised research with real socio-economic impact. •The School is an accredited member of the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International).
Programme overview •MSc: 12 months full-time;
For the MSc you will take six core courses, two optional courses and complete an individual project. There is also a non-assessed, compulsory workshop programme. You will also participate in a series of reflective learning exercises. These include induction events (involving outdoor challenges and cross-cultural team building), strategic case analyses and debates on topics like business ethics.
The taught courses comprise a combination of lectures, seminars, tutorials, fieldwork and project work, both in groups and individually. You will also have opportunities for study trips in the UK and abroad.
Core courses •People in organisations •Operations management •Financial information management •Real estate valuation and appraisal •Research methods •Advanced real estate valuation and appraisal •Real estate markets •Strategic real estate management •International real estate markets.
Optional courses •Real estate finance and investment •Real estate development •International e-commerce •The business environment in China •American business and management in an international context •The internationalisation of small and medium enterprises.
Career prospects There is a high demand for managers who can act on their own initiative, take personal responsibility, show leadership potential, and adapt to changing circumstances. As a graduate of this programme, these are the kind of attributes we would expect you to possess. You will also have a specialisation in international real estate, giving you an advantage in management opportunities that arise in this sector.
There is a strong focus on personal and career development on the programme. You will attend sessions dedicated to enhancing your CV and your interview technique, as well as careers advice shops and job market analysis meetings. You will have contact with graduate employers through a programme of guest speakers, practitioner-led workshops and career events.
Recent graduates have gained senior positions as financial analysts, development executives, client services managers, contract managers, human resource managers, property consultants, sales and marketing managers.