Masters degrees in Property Management provide training predominantly in the management and upkeep of various buildings such as houses and office spaces, and structures including bridges. Some also cover practices in property development and restoration.
Taught MSc courses are typical in this field. Entry requirements normally include an undergraduate degree in a relevant subject such as Planning or Architecture.
Whether you would like to specialise in local property management, or branch further afield into regional policy or even the international property market, a Masters in Property Management is an ideal way to begin your career.
You will study techniques involved in the day-to-day activities of property upkeep, including operations and facilities management such as procurement, human resources management, financial planning and purchasing.
Legislative issues - such as tax, the letting of land and landlord-tenant relationships -are explored in relation to both commercial and private properties. Economics and environmental factors are also considered, particularly with regard to the restoration and renovation of properties.
Careers include commercial property and real estate, facilities management and IP (intelligent property), rural estate management and maintaining listed buildings for local authorities or private owners.