Liverpool John Moores University

Degree level: Postgraduate

Real Estate (Taught)

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Course summary

LJMU's MSc in Real Estate is accredited by the RICS and is designed as a fast-rack route for first-degree holders seeking a career in Real Estate.

  • Study on a course professionally accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS)
  • Prepare for a career in Real Estate from a wide range of first degrees
  • Combine academic rigour with extensive practical experience of the construction and property professions
  • Benefit from extensive industry involvement from the public and private sector
  • Enjoy excellent career opportunities with leading UK and international surveying firms and consultancies, property companies, developers and public sector organisations
This programme aims to provide you with the skills and attributes to gain a graduate surveyor position within the profession. It has been designed to provide you with the essential knowledge and skills to understand the role of the Real Estate professional in the valuation, appraisal, strategic management and development of commercial and residential property assets. You will be provided with not only the technical knowledge and understanding required in practice, but also the essential practical and transferable skills required by employers, providing an excellent basis for the development of your career within the surveying profession. The programme has a high standing both academically and professionally and the quality of the course is recognized by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) which has selected LJMU as a ‘partnering establishment’ for accreditation purposes. As a student on this course you will also benefit from LJMU’s great research reputation. In the 2014 REF, around 83% of research carried out by LJMU's Built Environment and Sustainable Technologies (BEST) Research Institute was considered of 'international importance' or 'recognised internationally'. This work, combined with our extensive links with professional bodies and employers, ensures that all of our postgraduate degrees are industry-focused, globally relevant and at the forefront of knowledge development in this field.

Course details

Assessment method

To cater for the wide-ranging content of our courses and the varied learning preferences of our students, we offer a range of assessment methods on each programme. Assessment techniques vary from module to module to reflect relevant assessment approaches and the key learning points of each topic. Assessment methods include: essay and report based assignments, unseen written examinations, the dissertation and individual and group presentations. Many students do their dissertation on topics such as: valuation, investment and management of residential or commercial real estate.


Entry requirements

You will need: a minimum 2:2 honours degree or an equivalent professional qualification with appropriate work experience Additional information: IELTS English language requirement: 6.5 (minimum 5.5 in each component) Pearson PTE Academic 64 (minimum 59 in each component for UKVI purposes) RPL is accepted on this programme You may need to attend an interview If you have any specific queries, please contact [email protected] Please note: All international qualifications are subject to a qualification equivalency check via NARIC. View country specific entry requirements: www.ljmu.ac.uk/study/courses/international-entry-requirements Contact LJMU's International Admissions Team ([email protected]) for guidance on visa information. Further information is also available from our international web pages: www.ljmu.ac.uk/international


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £8500 Year 1
Northern Ireland £8500 Year 1
Scotland £8500 Year 1
Wales £8500 Year 1
International £16600 Year 1

Additional fee information

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Real Estate at Liverpool John Moores University - UCAS