This course is aimed at experienced professionals and those identified as future leaders in the real estate industry and combines academic rigour with significant industry input. The course aims to equip participants with a broader knowledge of all aspects of the real estate industry, insight into a range of long-term themes and strategic issues in the market as well as developing a range of research and other skills.
The course has a number of themes running through it that reflect some of the key trends shaping the industry: the interaction between the economy and real estate markets; globalisation and its influence on the market; risk management and mitigation; the impact of technological change on real estate; sustainable buildings and cities.
Dissertation: 12,000 words maximum (including footnotes and appendices but excluding bibliography), to be completed during the 2nd year of the course. 3 short case study assessment exercises, each of 2,500 words maximum. 3 essays, each of 3,000 words maximum. There is no formal summative assessment of students practical work throughout the course but students will receive formative feedback on presentation of projects and case studies.
Applicants should normally have a relevant UK 1st or 2.1 Honours degree or overseas equivalent. In addition, students joining the MSt course will typically have experience; expected to be of a minimum of 3 years and, in some cases, a professional qualification in the discipline. Applicants with relevant industry experience in finance, investment, real estate and the more general built environment professions are encouraged to apply. IELTS Academic: Overall score of 7.5 (a minimum of 7.0 in each individual component).
Fees and funding
|Channel Islands||£15900||Year 1|
|Republic of Ireland||£15900||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£15900||Year 1|
Additional fee information
University of Cambridge
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