This is a blended course.Online course content with conferences, twice a year at our Manchester Centre
24 months.Part-time course tailored to your circumstances
Manchester £16,000 (September 2021 intake),Early application discount (10%): Apply by Monday 26 April
Course start date:
February and September
This fast-track conversion course will allow you opportunities to develop connections between knowledge and understanding while also examining legal and regulatory frameworks and property markets on an international basis. Projects on the course allow you to apply teachings from the course directly into real-world scenarios, delivering a hands-on experience in your real estate environments.
With our Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) accredited degree, you’ll develop a comprehensive understanding of the role of real estate in society, business and to the end-user.
The impact of globalisation and sustainability on real estate practice is also reflected throughout the course, with opportunities to examine legal and regulatory frameworks and property markets on an international basis.
We expect that students will be required to spend a minimum of 20 study hours a week for this MSc.Download the brochure
You will learn how to:
- develop the commercial awareness skills you need to provide leadership in solving business problems;
- build a framework of knowledge, understanding and skills to enable you to take a leading role in addressing the challenges facing the real estate industry;
- draw on the world-class research and practical experience of the School of Environment, Education and Development;
- develop a solid grounding in real estate from the perspectives of investor, developer, occupier and broader society
Accredited conversion course
This fast-track, RICS-accredited conversion course is taught from a critical approach. Learn practical real estate skills you can apply immediately in your workplace.
Learn from and network with industry and sector peers and experts during conferences held twice a year at our prestigious Manchester Centre.
Taught by world-leading academics who have a wealth of experience teaching in real estate practice, including Mark Shepherd.
Who is this course for?
This is a fast-track conversion course, specifically for those who would like more real estate knowledge to apply to their place of work, or who want a change of career into the real estate sector.
Where will it take me?
Successful graduates take a leading role in addressing the challenges facing the real estate industry. They have gone on to successful careers for top employers in areas including environmental management and consultancy, urban planning and design, real estate development, urban and regional development policy, central and local government, international development and energy and water.
MSc Real Estate is a blended learning programme. Course content is delivered online using web-enabled technology systems. You’ll have the opportunity to meet academics who teach the course, engage with the course materials and network with your peers alongside face-to-face, three-day workshops hosted twice a year in Manchester.
Real estate markets
Planning for future cities
Land and development
Real estate investment and finance
Strategic asset management
Project based enquiry
Real estate law in practice
Real estate modelling
Corporate real estate project
Year of entry: 2021
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- Degree awarded
- Master of Science (MSc)
- 2 years (February and September entry)
- Entry requirements
Minimum 2:1 Honours degree (or international equivalent).
Two satisfactory professional or academic references must be submitted and a copy of your CV detailing your full work experience
Admission of candidates who do not meet our academic entry qualification criteria may be approved if satisfactory evidence of postgraduate study, research or professional experience can be provided. To have a consultation you can contact firstname.lastname@example.org '
- How to apply
If you'd like to apply for the September 2021 intake in the UK Centre (Manchester), please click here to apply.
Please submit the following documents with your completed application form:
- copies of official degree certificates and transcripts of your previous study, showing the subjects taken and grades obtained. If these documents are in languages other than English please provide official translations;
- two references on official institution letterhead, signed, dated, stamped and containing the official email address of your referees.
- a personal statement (maximum 500 words) detailing why you wish to study the course, your experiences, what you can bring to the course and any other information that you see as relevant to your application;
- your CV;
- evidence of English language proficiency/copies of English Language Certification such as IELTS, TOEFL or Pearson test score report.
Ensure that you enclose all the necessary documents as this will cause a delay.
If you have any questions regarding the course, please contact Jessica Cooper via email: email@example.com
If you'd like to apply to the Middle East Centre in September 2021 please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
For courses starting in September, applications will close in August.
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- We're ranked fifth in the UK for planning (Complete University Guide 2019).
- Our virtual learning environment offers you the flexibility to fit your studies around your other commitments.
- You'll have the opportunity to engage with academics and peers at three days of face-to-face study during each six-month block.
- Flexible entry means that you can join the course in either February or September each year.
- A Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) accredited degree.
The University of Manchester holds regular virtual open days and webinars.
During the most recent webinar the panel discussed the Real Estate industry challenges and changes as well as why the University of Manchester's part-time Master's course can support a career in this field.
The panel featured:
-Craig Donaldson - Course Advisor
-Mark Shepherd - Course Director
-Elizabeth Opeagbe - Current student and working professional
-Hattie Power - Alumni of University of Manchester
-Connor Brazendale - Alumni of University of Manchester
For September 2021 your tuition fee is £16,000. All fees can be paid in smaller instalments.
Applications are now open. Please click here to apply.
The fee covers your tuition. It does not cover your accommodation and travel costs when attending face-to-face workshops.
Students who choose to study Dubai Centre are required to pay 5% VAT on top of the tuition fee.
We offer a series of discounts. If you have successfully graduated from The University of Manchester, you can receive a 15% Alumni Discount (£2,400)
OR Save 10% on your Tuition Fees when you apply early. Apply before 26th April and receive a saving of £1,600
Please note. We operate a one discount policy; discounts and scholarship are not accumulative.
The course fee is £16,000 for those joining the course in September 2021.
The tuition fees are payable in individual instalments before the start of each semester.
The fee covers your tuition. It does not cover any accommodation OR travel costs incurred when travelling to the face-to-face workshops/conferences.
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