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Real Estate Development and Investment, MSc Postgraduate prospectus

  • The philosophy of this programme is based on a flexible approach to problem solving and the development of analytical faculties, while the structure offers flexibility and a range of optional subjects.
  • The programme brings together professionals of various disciplines in the learning process to encourage interaction and integrative study.
  • This programme teaches students to examine real estate development and investment projects in wider global, economic and financial contexts.

Overview

Overview

This programme of study reflects the exciting changes in academic teaching and in the built environment profession that have occurred in recent years. The philosophy of this programme is based on a flexible approach to problem solving and the development of analytical faculties, while the structure offers flexibility and a range of optional subjects. The programme brings together professionals of various disciplines in the learning process to encourage interaction and integrative study.

Facilities

The university has invested £76 million in a new building to house the campus library, TV studios and academic facilities for disciplines including architecture, design and construction. Stockwell Street, where the programme will be delivered, is a short walk from the university's buildings on the Old Royal College site.

Outcomes

The aims of the programme are to:

  • Examine real estate development and investment projects in wider global, economic and financial contexts
  • Develop skills for effective decision making in investment and development projects
  • Broaden the abilities of graduates through understanding and analysis of some of the key areas in real estate.

What you'll study

Entry requirements

Applicants should have:

A good first degree in architecture, construction, surveying, engineering or planning.*

PLUS corporate membership of an approved design, property or construction profession.

* Applicants with other first degrees are considered on an individual basis.

Extra information

Assessment

Students are assessed through examinations, assignments, project work, presentations and a dissertation.

Professional recognition

This programme is part of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors Partnership Portfolio.

Careers

Graduates can pursue opportunities in professional surveying practices, government regeneration agencies, property developers, local authorities and property investment companies. Subject to appropriate practice, award holders can become chartered surveyors.

Fees and finance

Your time at university should be enjoyable and rewarding, and it is important that it is not spoilt by unnecessary financial worries. We recommend that you spend time planning your finances, both before coming to university and while you are here. We can offer advice on living costs and budgeting, as well as on awards, allowances and loans.

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