Nottingham Trent University

Degree level: Postgraduate

Real Estate (Taught)

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Course summary

Our MSc Real Estate course will introduce you to a wide range of aspects of commercial and residential property including valuation, asset management, development, sustainability, agency, town and country planning, funding and the UK legal system. You’ll gain insights into the requirements of occupiers, developers and investors, with exposure to a broad range of market sectors including retail, offices, industrial and residential, alongside more specialist asset classes such as student housing. Supported by interactions with – and input from – industry professionals, the course content is tailored to develop your understanding of contemporary issues in practice. This course is particularly relevant for students wishing to work for commercial real estate consultancies, occupiers, public sector estates, developers, investors, housing associations and residential valuation. Who is this course designed for? This course is aimed at professionals and gradates wishing to pursue a career in the property and construction industries and professions, on route to Chartered Surveyor status. It's suitable for prospective students who don't necessarily have a background in property or construction, acting as a fast-track conversion course for those with an unrelated undergraduate degree (or professional qualification) to obtain an accredited route into the industry. In addition, this course is suitable for property and construction professionals working in industry, who wish to specialise in planning and development. Why study this degree?

  • Professional accreditation | Our course is accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) enabling you to progress to Chartered Surveyor status on graduation.
  • Modern facilities | Benefit from City Campus facilities and inspiring learning spaces, in the heart of Nottingham's city centre.
  • Flexible study options | Our flexible study options support part-time learners, who wish to balance employment with further study. Significant academic support and guidance is in place to help students returning to study after extended periods in employment, and students who are pursuing high-level study for the first time.

Course details

Modules

A wide range of teaching and learning methods are used to deliver the course content. In most modules, you'll take part in intensive sessions of key point lectures, supported by study guides, case studies and other literature. Many modules include presentations by external industry specialists and visits to live sites, to provide a real life perspective on the module content. Previous guest speakers have included Cushman & Wakefield, Savills, the President of the RICS and the Head of Estates for Rolls Royce Industries. Non-contact hours include direct out-of-classroom reading and activities, and independent learning and reading is deemed necessary to achieve the learning outcomes for the course. Core modules

  • Construction and Planning
  • Real Estate Valuation and Appraisal
  • Law for Surveyors
  • Property and Construction Economics
  • Real Estate Management and Agency
  • Professional and Research Practice
  • Real Estate Investment
  • Real Estate Funding and Finance
Optional modules
  • Postgraduate Dissertation/Consultancy Project
- Industrial or Professional Internship

Assessment method

Assessment methods include project work, independent assignments and reports, exams, work portfolios and presentations. Assignments are investigative in nature, enabling you to develop your principles, analyse, critically appraise and evaluate relevant issues, demonstrating your creativity and sustainable thinking.

Professional bodies

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

  • Chartered Surveyors, Royal Institution of

Entry requirements

For more information on entry requirements please visit the course page on the NTU website.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Additional fee information

For information about our fees and funding, please visit: https://www.ntu.ac.uk/course/architecture-design-and-the-built-environment/pg/msc-real-estate

Sponsorship information

We have a range of competitive scholarships available. Please visit www.ntu.ac.uk/study-and-courses/postgraduate/fees-and-funding/funding for further information.

Real Estate at Nottingham Trent University - UCAS