Real Estate Development and Investment, MSc

Real Estate Development and Investment, MSc

This programme of study reflects the exciting changes in academic teaching and in the built environment profession that have occurred in recent years. The philosophy of this programme is based on a flexible approach to problem solving and the development of analytical faculties, while the structure offers flexibility and a range of optional subjects. The programme brings together professionals of various disciplines in the learning process to encourage interaction and integrative study.

The university has invested £76 million in a new building to house the campus library, TV studios and academic facilities for disciplines including architecture, design and construction. Stockwell Street, where the programme will be delivered, is a short walk from the university's buildings on the Old Royal College site.

The aims of the programme are:

  • To examine real estate development and investment projects in wider global, economic and financial contexts
  • To develop skills for effective decision making in investment and development projects
  • To broaden the abilities of graduates through understanding and analysis of some of the key areas in real estate.

Department

Built Environment

Location

Greenwich Campus

Attendance

1 year full-time
2 years part-time
September or January start

Entry requirements

Applicants should have:

A good first degree in architecture, construction, surveying, engineering or planning

PLUS corporate membership of an approved design, property or construction profession.

* Applicants with other first degrees are considered on an individual basis.

Assessment

Students are assessed through examinations, assignments, project work, presentations and a dissertation.

Professional recognition

This programme is part of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors Partnership Portfolio.

Career options

Graduates can pursue opportunities in professional surveying practices, government regeneration agencies, property developers, local authorities and property investment companies. Subject to appropriate practice, award holders can become chartered surveyors.

Full time

Year 1

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

Students are required to choose 20 credits from this list of options.

Part time

Year 1

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

Students are required to choose 20 credits from this list of options.

Year 2

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

Your time at university should be enjoyable and rewarding, and it is important that it is not spoilt by unnecessary financial worries. We recommend that you spend time planning your finances, both before coming to university and while you are here. We can offer advice on living costs and budgeting, as well as on awards, allowances and loans.

Find out more about our fees and the support available to you at our: