International Real Estate Investment and Finance, MSc

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This course is designed for those wishing to pursue a career in the real estate investment and finance business in international markets. Why choose this course?

This is a fast-track conversion course for graduates from disciplines unrelated to construction and real estate, which leads to Chartered Surveyor status. It is designed for those wishing to pursue a career in the real estate investment and finance business in international markets.

The course offers:

  • a foundation for a professional career in global real estate investment and finance markets
  • an optional international field trip
  • opportunity for an internship
  • accreditation from the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS)
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This course is designed for those wishing to pursue a career in the real estate investment and finance business in international markets. Why choose this course?

This is a fast-track conversion course for graduates from disciplines unrelated to construction and real estate, which leads to Chartered Surveyor status. It is designed for those wishing to pursue a career in the real estate investment and finance business in international markets.

The course offers:

  • a foundation for a professional career in global real estate investment and finance markets
  • an optional international field trip
  • opportunity for an internship
  • accreditation from the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS)
  • part-time, full-time and continuing professional development study options.

The course focuses on real estate markets and institutions, appraisal, finance, investment and development valuation. It will develop the skills and abilities necessary as an adviser on these investment related aspects of the real estate profession.

Student blog

Read about the Prague field trip in the latest student blog.

Postgraduate scholarships

The School will be offering a number of scholarships for students commencing their studies on one of our postgraduate courses. Find out more about the scholarships.

Postgraduate open evenings

Our postgraduate open events are a great opportunity to meet our postgraduate teaching staff and students, visit the University, find out about the courses we offer, bursaries and funding opportunities. Find out more and book your place.

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Course focus

The course focuses on real estate markets and institutions, appraisal, finance, investment and development valuation. You will develop the skills and abilities necessary as an adviser on these investment related aspects of the real estate profession.

Accreditation

This course is accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).

What will I study?

Please find below module details for full-time and part-time study:

Full-time, One Year

Weeks 1 - 15

  • International Property Markets Analysis (30 credit points)
  • Property and Construction Economics* (15 credit points)
  • Research Methods and Study Skills* (15 credit points)

Weeks 16 - 30

  • Professional Practice* (15 credit points)
  • Investment and Development Valuation and Appraisal (15 credit points)
  • Real Estate Investment** (15 credit points)
  • Real Estate Funding and Finance (15 credit points)

Weeks 31 - 45

  • Dissertation, Consultancy Project or Internship* (60 credit points)
Part-time, Year One

Weeks 1 - 15

  • Property and Construction Economics* (15 credit points)
  • Research Methods and Study Skills* (15 credit points)

Weeks 16 - 30

  • Investment and Development Valuation and Appraisal (15 credit points)
  • Real Estate Investment** (15 credit points)

Weeks 31 - 45

  • Dissertation, Consultancy Project or Internship* (60 credit points) continued in year two
Part-time, Year Two

Weeks 1 - 15

  • International Property Markets Analysis (30 credit points)

Weeks 16 - 30

  • Professional Practice* (15 credit points)
  • Real Estate Funding and Finance (15 credit points)

Weeks 31 - 45

  • Dissertation, Consultancy Project or Internship* (60 credit points) continued from year one

* Common module with other courses in suite
** Shared module with MSc Real Estate

Dissertation, consultancy project or internship?

You have the option to choose a dissertation, a consultancy project or professional internship.

The internship option will consist of approximately two months working within a company on a specific project. Internships are subject to availability and can be undertaken in the UK or abroad.

How will I learn?

A range of methods for teaching and learning are used within the courses. These include a balanced mix of contact and non contact study activities ranging from:

  • lectures
  • interactive seminars
  • student presentations
  • group-based projects and exercises, to directed and self-directed research.
Professional practice

You will have the opportunity to take part in an international residential field trip. The week-long trip, part of the Professional Practice Module, provides a crucial international dimension to postgraduate study and is a key aspect to the development of your employability.

Read about the 2012 trip to Prague, 2011 trip to Budapest, 2010 trip to Prague,and take a look at pictures of recent trips.

As an alternative to the trip you can undertake a five to ten day work experience placement.

How will I be assessed?

A variety of assessment methods are used including:

  • project work (individual and group based)
  • independent written assignments and reports
  • research proposal and dissertation
  • seen and unseen written tests and examinations
  • oral presentations
  • poster presentations.
Who teaches on this course?

Course Leader: Rebecca Goodall
Professor Michael White
Steve Tyler
Paul Royston
Rachel Mansfield

Resources and facilities

As a student in the School of Architecture, Design and the Built Environment you will benefit from excellent facilities including well-equipped IT suites lecture theatres and seminar rooms

Our virtual learning environment - NTU Online Workspace (NOW) - enables students to access their university resources from anywhere in the world. It delivers learning materials, information and news relevant to your course and includes communication features such as email and discussion boards.

Our lecturers have an excellent reputation for being approachable with an open-door policy. They are also specialists working at the cutting edge of research, ensuring that the course content benefits from their experience, enthusiasm and extensive knowledge.

Special benefits

Students can transfer between the full and part-time study modes to suit any changing requirements.

Postgraduate open evenings

Our postgraduate open events are a great opportunity to meet our postgraduate teaching staff and students, visit the University, find out about the courses we offer, bursaries and funding opportunities. Find out more and book your place.

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