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MSc International Real Estate Investment and Finance

MSc International Real Estate Investment and Finance

Different course options

Full time | City Campus | 1 year | SEP

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Investment Management Finance / Accounting (General) Estate Agency

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

This degree is designed for those looking to specialise in global property investment, finance and business. With a focus on real estate markets and institutions, you’ll develop the competencies necessary to work on both the advisory side and client side for investors.

Through applied projects, site visits and visiting industry experts, we’ll equip you with the knowledge of international property markets, finance, valuation, appraisal, real estate economics and real estate management and agency.

Who is this course designed for?

This course is aimed at professionals and gradates wishing to pursue a career working internationally in the field of property investment and finance, 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 operate in international markets.

What you'll study

This course has a strong emphasis on real estate investment, valuation and finance issues with particular regard for an international context.

How will I learn?

  • 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 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.

Assessment methods

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.

Careers and employability

This course provides an opportunity for graduates from disciplines unrelated to real estate and construction to embark on a professional career in real estate.

Our MSc International Real Estate Investment and Finance course has an outstanding reputation for producing employable graduates. The course is accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), enabling successful graduates entry to the Assessment of Professional Competence (APC) of the RICS. The APC is the on-the-job training scheme that graduates need to complete to qualify as a chartered surveyor.

Modules

The key aims on this module are to introduce you to forms of Built Environment research and analysis whilst providing the opportunity for you to integrate and apply the professional knowledge and skills that you will develop during the course of your MSc studies in to a real or simulated task or activity. The assessments that you will undertake will comprise of one individual and one group based element. The first assignment will enable you to develop your research skills whilst assessment two will take the form of a reflective report based on your own research and the practice based scenario. The practice based element may be informed and supported by a period of industry placement or work based experience, or residential field activity involving industry engagement.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)

£10,500

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK/ international students

For this course (per year)

£15,500

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students should have a 2.2 honours degree in a subject unrelated, or partially related, to real estate or construction. Applicants with non-standard entry qualifications and/or relevant experience will be considered on an individual basis. Assessment of your experience will confirm that you have achieved the necessary skills in the course of your general experience.

University information

Nottingham Trent University (NTU) is one of the biggest and most popular universities in the UK offering a number of benefits for postgraduate students. The University offers a variety of taught postgraduate courses and a wide range of research degree options across their eight academic schools. There are many types of postgraduate study on offer including taught postgraduate courses, professional courses and research degrees. Whether you...more

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