University of Aberdeen

Degree level: Postgraduate

Finance and Real Estate (Taught)

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Course summary

Educating future leaders of the real estate profession, our Master's in Finance and Real Estate bridges the gap between undergraduate studies and the workforce. With two leading industry qualifications built-in, it is a valuable asset that demonstrates to the industry that you adhere to the highest standards in the world. Combining the study of two complementary subject areas with leading industry accreditation's and professional training ensures our students graduate as industry-ready - and are highly sought-after by employers all over the world. Designed to extend your capability and range in all financial aspects of real estate and property development , this Master's offers a particular focus on commercial property valuation and investment and the study of international real estate markets. In the summer term, in lieu of a dissertation, you can also choose to travel to Asia and study property investment and development case studies in several major cities. Location of case studies varies each year, with previous cohorts of students visiting real estate developments in Hong Kong, Seoul, Tokyo, Singapore, Shanghai and Beijing. Tour of up to five cities will incur costs of around c£4,500/£5,000. Students book their own flights, accommodation and have funds for subsistence for one month. The students’ tuition fees include the cost of the international teaching element.

Course details

Modules

View all modules on the programme page to find out more about what you will be studying and when. University of Aberdeen modules are designed to give you breadth and depth to your master’s degree. The range of modules you study will allow you to become proficient in all subjects which are directly relevant to your degree giving you greater career options.

Assessment method

By course work, group work, presentations, by written examination or by a combination of those, as prescribed for each course.

Professional bodies

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

  • Chartered Surveyors, Royal Institution of

How to apply

International applicants

When you are thinking about studying overseas, it is important that you understand all the costs involved and budget accordingly. It is essential to budget for your studies prior to leaving your home country and to arrange all your funding for BOTH your tuition fees and your living costs.

Entry requirements

This programme is open to graduates from any discipline, and does not require business or management study to be completed at undergraduate level. Our minimum entry requirement for this programme is a degree at 2:2 (lower second class) UK Honours level (or a degree from a non-UK institution which is judged by the University to be of equivalent worth).


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6.5Listening - 5.5 or above; Reading - 6.0 or above; Speaking - 5.5 or above; Writing - 6.0 or above.
TOEFL (iBT)90TOEFL DI code is 0818: Listening - 17 or above; Reading - 21 or above; Speaking - 20 or above; Writing - 21 or above.
PTE Academic62Listening - 59 or above; Reading - 59 or above; Speaking - 59 or above; Writing - 59 or above.
Institution's Own TestAcademic English Pre-sessional Programmes - Pass (valid for one year) OR Academic English Preparation Programme - Pass at Level Four (valid for one year).

To study for a postgraduate degree at the University of Aberdeen it is essential that you can speak, understand, read, and write academic English fluently. These skills will allow you to understand lectures, produce high standards of written work, and perform well in examinations. We can assess your English language proficiency through a variety of means: through your nationality, through the qualifications you gained in high school, through the degree you undertook or are undertaking at university, or through a recognised English language test. Postgraduate Higher requirements are used by the Schools of Business; Divinity, History and Philosophy; Education; Language, Literature, Music and Visual Culture; Law; and Social Sciences. The MSc in Oil and Gas Enterprise Management and the MSc in Integrated Petroleum Geoscience also make use of the Postgraduate Higher requirements. Please note certification must be within the two years prior to commencement of your degree programme, unless otherwise stated.

Please use the checklist at the following webpage to determine how you can meet our English language requirements:

https://www.abdn.ac.uk/study/international/requirements-pg-266.php


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Republic of Ireland £15200 Year 1
EU £25100 Year 1
England £15200 Year 1
Northern Ireland £15200 Year 1
Scotland £15200 Year 1
Wales £15200 Year 1
Channel Islands £15200 Year 1
International £25100 Year 1

Additional fee information

Tuition fees given are at the full-time rate. The part-time fee rate for taught postgraduate programmes is 50% of the relevant full-time fee rate.

Sponsorship information

View the University of Aberdeen Online Prospectus programme page to find out about any scholarships and funding you may be eligible to apply for.

Finance and Real Estate at University of Aberdeen - UCAS