Sheffield Hallam University

Degree level: Postgraduate

Real Estate (Taught)

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Course summary

Please note that the information provided relates to the current academic year and is subject to change without notice by Sheffield Hallam University. Please check the Sheffield Hallam University website for the latest information. Course summary

  • Learn the skills you’ll need for a successful career in real estate.
  • Benefit from an interdisciplinary, international applied-learning project.
  • Gain a qualification accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).
  • Learn from industry-trained academics, leading firms and successful graduates.
This course combines a unique blend of academic learning and practical application. You’ll graduate with the ability to meet the professional and ethical standards required by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors. How you learn All our courses are designed around a set of key principles based on engaging you with the world, collaborating with others, challenging you to think in new ways, and providing you with a supportive environment in which you can thrive. You’ll study areas including economics & the built environment, property law & professional context, valuation, evaluating building condition, advanced valuation & development and corporate real estate asset management. You’ll also complete a dissertation – an in-depth research project requiring a critical and evaluative approach to professional practice and theory, supported by an allocated dissertation supervisor. You learn through
  • lectures
  • seminars
  • presentations
  • site visits
  • coursework
  • examinations
  • phase tests
  • reports
  • group projects
  • presentations
  • dissertation
  • an international applied project
**Applied learning Live projects** The course includes practical, client-focused projects where you’ll visit existing buildings and sites, and complete technical and professional tasks. These are opportunities for you to apply creative solutions that draw on your developing knowledge. Field trips During your international applied project, you’ll work with other students of the built environment programme. This will increase your understanding of other roles within the profession, helping you practise the day-to-day interactions of a chartered surveyor. Here you’ll also develop the essential skills and knowledge of a professional practitioner.

Course details


Module and assessment information for future years is displayed as currently validated and may be liable to change. When selecting electives, your choices will be subject to the core requirements of the course. As a result, selections may be limited to a choice between one of two or more specified electives in some instances. Compulsory modules Advanced Valuation And Development 30 Applied International Project 15 Applied Research Methods And Dissertation 45 Corporate Real Estate Asset Management 30 Economics And The Built Environment 15 Evaluating Building Condition 15 Property Law & Professional Context 15 Valuation 15

Assessment method

Coursework Exams

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • Chartered Surveyors, Royal Institution of

Entry requirements

Minimum 2:2 degree in any discipline or an equivalent professional qualification. We welcome applications from candidates who may not meet the exact academic entry requirements but have significant relevant experience, on application you will be referred to our course leader, who will evaluate your experience, this may involve an informal conversation either in person or by other media As a full-time student you are encouraged to obtain a period of pre-course professional work experience before joining. If English is not your first language you typically need an IELTS 6.0 score with a minimum of 5.5 in all other skills or equivalent.

English language requirements

If English is not your first language you typically need an IELTS 6.0 score with a minimum of 5.5 in all other skills or equivalent.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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Additional fee information

Currently applications for the September 2022 start of this course are only open to home students. Please see our online prospectus for further details. Please refer to our website for up-to-date information on costs and fees for both full-time and part-time postgraduate study options:
Real Estate at Sheffield Hallam University - UCAS