University of Glasgow

Degree level: Postgraduate

Real Estate PgCert (Taught)

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Course summary

The programme provides you with a comprehensive and professionally-focused overview of the industry. If you are already in real estate and want to extend your knowledge and understanding of the industry through reflective and structured Continuing Professional Development (CPD) learning, this programme is for you. WHY THIS PROGRAMME

  • There is significant input from industry to our teaching programme, including teaching on some courses, guest lectures and seminars. There are also informal opportunities to meet people from industry at open events and recruitment presentations.
  • You can gain this qualification in a manner that works best with your professional commitments, either through one year of full-time study or on a modular basis over two or more years.
  • If you satisfy the progression requirements, this qualification provides an entrance route to the MSc in Real Estate, MSc in Real Estate and Regeneration and MSc in City Planning and Real Estate Development.
  • An optional field trip to London will provide you with an insight into the complex socio-economic dynamics of city building and design through visits to high profile real estate, planning and regeneration projects. You will have the opportunity to both meet and speak with senior industry professionals and policy-makers involved in the delivery of major urban developments. Past trips have included visits to The Shard, Olympic Park, Crossrail, Battersea Power Station.
PROGRAMME STRUCTURE You will take four core and two optional courses. This programme intended to provide a recognised University qualification for practitioners who wish to extend their knowledge and understanding through reflective and structured CPD learning. It is also a good first step if you want to make a start in this industry or it may also serve as a launch pad for less experienced students into the range of MSc programmes in Real Estate, Planning & Regeneration. Core Courses Development appraisal for real estate surveyors Development process Real estate markets Real estate valuation and appraisal. Optional Courses may include: Advanced real estate evaluation and appraisal Professional practice, ethics and management Property law for real estate surveyors Real estate finance and investment.

Course details


How to apply

International applicants

International applicant information can be found via gla.ac.uk by searching for 'international'. Classes start September 2021 and you may be expected to attend induction sessions the week before.

Entry requirements

Applications are considered on an individual basis, with particular consideration given to the applicant's practical experience.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Additional fee information

All fees are published on the University of Glasgow website. https://www.gla.ac.uk/postgraduate/feesandfunding/

Sponsorship information

Sponsorship and funding information can be found via gla.ac.uk by searching for 'scholarships'.

Real Estate PgCert at University of Glasgow - UCAS