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Real Estate, M.Sc.

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    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
University rank #591 (QS) London, United Kingdom
The Real Estate course at Kingston University is an innovative degree designed primarily for people working or wanting to work in the real estate sector either in the UK or beyond who are seeking to gain a high-level head start. The reflective practitioner at junior or middle-management level can study individual modules to meet CPD requirements or to enhance their academic qualifications.


The Real Estate course at Kingston University will enable you to create key research and systematic aptitudes alongside your practical competencies. Since there is such a great amount of flexibility within the curriculum, you can extend your insight within focused areas of investment, asset management or development.

You will study six modules. These have been intended to guarantee that they line up with the core competencies of the RICS, yet at the same time enabling you to pursue your particular interests through your research project. The project culminates in the unique master's conference, and you'll also get the opportunity to take part in an international residential field trip. 

This programme is delivered full time over one year or part-time over two academic years commencing in September. It is taught through a series of short intensive teaching blocks of three days (usually from Thursday to Saturday inclusive). Each module comprises two study blocks.

The modules allow students to pursue individual interests through the design and execution of an independent research project. This culminates in the unique Kingston Surveying and Planning Masters Conference. There is also a week-long residential field study trip to a major international city.

Graduate destinations

The largest proportion of our full time students go on to the graduate entry schemes of major firms of chartered surveyors in the UK, going through the RICS Assessment of Professional Competence to become qualified professionals. 

Many of our successful alumni and current part time students work in the real estate sector for firms such as Knight Frank, CBRE, PNB Paribas, Jones Lang LaSalle, DTZ, Cushman and Wakefield, the Crown Estate, Network Rail, British Land, Land Securities and other international and national firms, public bodies and private companies. 

Once you've graduated you'll have the opportunity to work in the following sectors:

  • Investment;
  • Agency;
  • Valuation;
  • Asset management;
  • Property finance.

Programme Structure

Modules included:

  • Fundamentals of Real Estate Strategy
  • Concept, Property Appraisal and Valuation (includes international field trip)
  • Research Principles and Application
  • Research Project/dissertation
  • Option modules

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    Please note: there is no official deadline for applications, but we recommend that you apply by June for September entry and by October for January entry.

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Full-time duration 12 months
    • Duration description

      2 years including professional placement

    • Average part-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on the UK Honour scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

To apply for this course, you need:

  • a good honours degree; or
  • an equivalent professional qualification.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15300 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15300 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    8000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8000 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

Home and European Union:

  • MSc part time £4,400

Overseas (not EU)

  • MSc part time £8,415

Living costs for London

  • 1137 - 2160 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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