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Real Estate (International Option), M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #194 (QS) ,
A vocational Masters, open to students from any background, any discipline who wish to kick start a career in the chartered surveying profession - valuation, property investment, development. Real Estate (International Option) programme is offered at University of Aberdeen.

About

Real Estate (International Option) programme at University of Aberdeen. is a 12 month full time ’conversion’ programme for students with a wide range of first degrees who want to fast-track a career path into the real estate profession.

With proven academic credentials, this Master's degree has been running at the University of Aberdeen for over 20 years, underpinned by our world-renowned strengths in valuation, property investment, economics and finance. Combining academic rigour with the professional edge, the degree has become highly regarded by employers throughout the world.

The main emphases of the programme are on
  • economics, finance, business and quantitative skills
  • institutional and legal factors and the policy environment of real estate
  • property management, market analysis, investment and development
  • analysis and problem solving in a strategic business context
You can choose from :
  • a commercial UK focused real estate pathway aimed at students wishing to pursue a career in the UK.

OR

  • an international real estate pathway, enabling students to gain an in-depth understanding of real estate from a global perspective.

The Real Estate Group, based within the School, is internationally recognised for its research excellence in this specialist field – and as such gives our students the great advantage of accessing a wealth of powerful data.

Careers

Our graduates achieve notable success in the employment market, with many employed by the major surveying firms in lucrative careers spanning surveying, investment, property valuation, planning and development and property management.

As there are more chartered surveying positions in London than there are in the rest of the UK, it’s no surprise that many of our past students are now enjoying careers with major surveying firms in the capital. But we also have significant numbers of former students in Glasgow and Edinburgh – not to mention many engaged with local practices throughout the UK.

As for the former students who took the international real estate pathway – many of them are now forging strong, rewarding careers across the globe from Shanghai to Hong Kong to Frankfurt.

Accreditation

Degree is fully accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) allowing graduates to proceed to the RICS Assessment of Professional Competence (APC) following appropriate work experience

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Real Estate Research 
  • Property Law & Institutions 
  • Valuation and Finance 
  • Real Estate Economics 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    90

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  • Minimum required score:

    62

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: Lower Second Class

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Lower Second Class 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

Qualifications

  • This programme is open to graduates from any discipline, and does not require business or management study to be completed at undergraduate level.
  • Our minimum entry requirement for this programme is a degree at 2:2 (lower second class) UK Honours level (or a degree from a non-UK institution which is judged by the University to be of equivalent worth).
  • You will be required to supply the following documentation with your application as proof you meet the entry requirements of this degree programme. If you have not yet completed your current programme of study, then you can still apply and you can provide your Degree Certificate at a later date.
  • Degree Certficate
  • Degree Transcript 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    17900 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17900 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    8300 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8300 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Aberdeen

  • 729 - 1070 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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