Real Estate and Construction Management, M.Sc.

Real Estate and Construction Management, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
  • English (schedule IELTS)
    Language
University rank #98 (QS) ,
The Real Estate and Construction Management programme offered by the KTH Royal Institute of Technology prepares graduates for the different occupations related to the real estate, government and construction management sectors. 

About

The first term consists mainly of foundation courses for all students, after which it is possible to specialise according to educational background and interest. In the final term, students will prepare a final degree project. The degree project is a detailed study of a subject area within the scope of the programme. This provides the opportunity to apply the knowledge acquired from the courses in a scientific manner to a problem chosen within the research profile of the track. 

The Real Estate and Construction Management programme offered by the KTH Royal Institute of Technology may be carried out at a company in Sweden or abroad, or students may work independently in an area of their own choice, as long as it falls within the research profile of the track. Once completed, the degree project will be presented in a seminar. 

The hands-on approach to teaching and learning implies that class projects consist of activities that will provide students with job-related skills. The department’s close links with industry, local professional bodies and a strong alumni network allow the university to continually stay abreast of current developments and integrate these into our course offerings.

Career

Given the borderless nature of the subjects covered in the programme, graduates are trained for careers in the real estate, government and construction management sectors, both nationally and internationally.

Graduates can expect to work in organisations such as:

  • Consultancy companies, banks, pension funds, insurance companies
  • Property and asset management companies, development companies, real estate appraisal/valuation firms, and real estate capital groups
  • Infrastructural development organisations
  • Land development, cadastral and registration agencies and other related regulatory bodies and private companies
  • Architectural firms, technical consultant firms, construction management firms, real estate companies, construction companies, client and facilities management organisations and public organisations.

Accreditation

The programme was awarded a RICS accreditation in 2015, which means that the programme answers to the highest standards in real estate education.

Programme Structure

Courses Included:
  • Real Estate Market Analysis and Development
  • Quantitative Methods Applied to Real Estate and Construction Management
  • Project Communication
  • Financial Investments
  • Corporate Finance
  • Advanced Valuation and Analysis
  • Urban Economics and Cost Benefit Analysis

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    120 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    90

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  • Minimum required score:

    575

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  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    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

A bachelor’s degree in the field of built environment, including civil engineering, building technology, real estate finance and investment, real estate economics, real estate/property management, construction management, architecture, planning, surveying or geomatics and law. Also, 15 ECTS in economics/business administration and/or statistics or equivalent, are required.

Admission to the programme requires proficiency in English equivalent to the Swedish grade English 6. While proficiency in Swedish is not a requirement for admission to the programme, the Real estate development and land law course sequence is taught in Swedish and requires students to have a proficiency in Swedish equivalent to Swedish B.

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    14946.5 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 29893 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA Applies to you

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
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  • Non-EU/EEA/Swiss citizens: The tuition fee for the full programme is SEK 310,000
  • EU/EEA/Swiss citizens: There are no tuition fees for EU/EEA/Swiss citizens

Living costs for Stockholm

  • 9668 - 17250 SEK/month
    Living Costs

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