This course provides an intensive postgraduate opportunity for ambitious and motivated graduates wishing to become real estate professionals at local, national or international level. The subject matter is presented with an international perspective to reflect the increasingly strong role of real estate in today's global business economy. The unique qualities of this programme include a core focus on property development, valuation, investment and management, enabling you to appreciate the dynamics of real estate and the capital markets. This includes the key areas of real estate asset pricing, portfolio management, risk and market analysis, relevant to the commercial real estate industry, banks and institutional investors. The MSc has a dual purpose, acting as a fast-track conversion course for those aspiring to become real estate professionals and also to meet the needs of those wishing to up-skill and advance their knowledge in the real estate discipline.
On graduation, you will be able to demonstrate various qualities including knowledge and understanding of the various best practice and accepted procedures of the property industry, and the skill to practise the appropriate methods and practical techniques commonly used by a property surveyor. The career destination of graduates includes traditional residential/commercial agency, property development, property asset management and valuation roles, as well as applying real estate skills in the banking, accountancy and investment sectors.
Accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors who accredit the course and oversee the quality of teaching and content. Graduates have three pathways (Commercial Property Practice, Residential and Valuation) towards their professional membership after successful completion of their APC.