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Real Estate Investment, Postgraduate Certificate

  • Application Deadline
  • 18 months
    Duration
University rank #3 (QS) , MA,
Through this professional graduate certificate in Real Estate Investment from Harvard University, you become familiar with a wide range of real estate asset types while learning how to analyze markets, value assets, raise capital through debt and equity financing, and gaining other essential skills for a real estate investment career.

About

You can study the Real Estate Investment graduate certificate at Harvard University.

Develop practical, real-world knowledge and skills for investing in real estate.

Key Learning Outcomes:
  • Insight on various investment opportunities through an understanding of land uses; the forces that drive property values; the life cycles of buildings and neighborhoods; how cities develop and change over time, and the real estate cycle.
  • Hands-on experience creating financial models, analyzing cash flows, determining values, and measuring economic returns of real estate investments.
  • Understanding of investment capital through a variety of debt and equity partnership structures.
  • Knowledge of the tools of investment strategy, decision-making, risk mitigation, and enterprise management.
Earning the certificate

To meet the requirements for the certificate, you must:

  • Complete four certificate courses for graduate credit.
  • Earn at least a B grade in each course.
  • Complete the courses within three years.

Programme Structure

The professional graduate certificate in Real Estate Investment requires four courses:

  • Principles of Real Estate (required course)
  • Real Estate Finance and Investment (required course)
  • Real Estate Enterprise Management (required course)
  • Electives
Courses include:
  • Urban Development Policy
  • Sustainable Districts and Neighborhoods
  • Environmental Ethics and Land Management
  • Advancing Sustainability through Land Conservation Practice in the United States and Around the World
  • Urban Politics, Land Use Policies, and Sustainability
  • Designing the American City: Civic Aspirations and Urban Form
  • Understanding Architecture
  • Principles of Finance
  • Managerial Finance
  • Real Estate Finance and Investment Fundamentals.

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Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

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

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 18 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 36 months
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Blended
    • Time flexibility
      Fully structured
    • Attendance
      Regular mandatory meetings
    • Teacher support
      Continuous support with feedback on request
    • Student interaction
      Individual work/assignments (with online group discussions), Online group works/assignments

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    7

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  • Minimum required score:

    100

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  • Minimum required score:

    600

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General Requirements

No application is required. You simply register for graduate courses during our fall, spring, or summer registration periods.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    7332 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11000 USD for the full programme and a duration of 18 months.
  • National

    7332 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11000 USD for the full programme and a duration of 18 months.
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Living costs for Cambridge

  • 1814 - 3760 USD/month
    Living Costs

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