12 months
18373 GBP/year
12180 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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This Real Estate course from London South Bank University is designed for non-cognate graduates intending to work in general practice surveying, property management, investment, development and other property related fields.

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The Real Estate course from London South Bank University focuses on the appraisal of commercial property for occupation, development and investment, largely in an urban context. It will develop your property-related skills and knowledge together with an understanding of finance, business management and marketing in the context of the industry.

On completion of the course, you'll be able to offer a broad range of expertise and skills, harnessing the theories, practices and techniques of real estate management.

You'll gain an insight into the nature of land and property investment, development and management and its impact on the vitality of our cities. Real estate is a significant contributor to the overall economy of the UK.

As a real estate graduate you will find yourself working with people from a diversity of professional backgrounds that interact in order to implement major projects of national and international importance.

Your knowledge and understanding of innovative methods of financing such as the Private Finance Initiative will provide you with the necessary skills to work in partnership between private and public sectors.


Successful students work as valuers, property managers, agents, advisors and corporate professionals working in a dynamic and fast changing property industry. To date employment prospects have been excellent with many graduates joining major real estate consultancies, as well as a broad range of private and public organisations involved in property.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Institutional and legal context for property
  • Construction and planning
  • Valuations
  • Advanced valuations
  • Real estate economics and finance
  • Applied valuation and the management of property interests
  • Corporate real estate management
  • Property investment appraisal
  • Dissertation
  • Behavioural finance
  • Building control
  • Building Information Modelling and collaborative working
  • Management of health and safety in construction
  • History of architecture and construction
  • International real estate and construction

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




120 alternative credits
  • PgDip: 120/180 credits
  • MSc: 240 credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Upper Second Class

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A Bachelor degree equivalent to UK Second Class Honours Upper Division in any subject.
  • Applicants need to demonstrate capacity to think about a broad range of theoretical and practical issues.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    18373 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18373 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    12180 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12180 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.

Part-time fees MSc:

  • UK/EU fee: £5075
  • International fee: £7655
Full-time fees PgDip:
  • UK/EU fee: £9135
  • International fee: £13780


Thanks to our generous supporters and alumni, we have a range of scholarships and bursaries for students joining LSBU’s postgraduate courses.

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