University of Aberdeen

Degree level: Postgraduate

Real Estate (International Option) (Taught)

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Course summary

The MSc Real Estate (International Option) benefits from strong links with the economics, finance and management disciplines, and offers a particular focus and strength on commercial property valuation and investment and the study of international real estate markets. This is a vocational Masters open to students from any discipline looking to kick start a career in the chartered surveying or real estate profession. Fully accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), this 12 month, full-time ’conversion’ degree has been running for over 20 years and has established a strong reputation among employers with many past graduates employed in senior positions in the profession. Our Business School Real Estate Group is internationally recognised for research excellence in this specialist field – and gives our students the great advantage of accessing a wealth of powerful data. The International Real Estate module includes a week-long European field trip, while students on the international pathway can visit five cities in Asia as part of the Asian Cities module. Many of our staff are engaged in active research ensuring that the course content remains at the forefront of current thinking. So you can be confident that you're investing in a learning experience widely recognised as being at the cutting edge and learning from teaching staff who are seen as global leaders in the field.

Course details

Modules

This Master's degree is underpinned by the University’s world-renowned strengths in valuation, property investment, economics and finance. Combining academic rigour with the professional edge, the degree has become highly regarded by employers throughout the world.

Assessment method

By course work, 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 £11500 Year 1
EU £25100 Year 1
England £11500 Year 1
Northern Ireland £11500 Year 1
Scotland £11500 Year 1
Wales £11500 Year 1
Channel Islands £11500 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.

Real Estate (International Option) at University of Aberdeen - UCAS