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Real Estate Management and Development

12 months
18635 EUR/year
18635 EUR/year
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A key attraction of the Real Estate Management and Development programme at Heriot-Watt Dubai for many people is the fact that surveyors are not stuck behind a desk. Although typically office based, you will have the opportunity to spend a great deal of time meeting people and visiting landmark buildings.

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Property surveying is a diverse and exciting career choice that can give you the opportunity to travel the world and meet a wide range of people. Surveyors and real estate practitioners essentially measure, value, protect and enhance land and property assets.

Many surveyors travel extensively both nationally and across many parts of the globe. You too could become involved in the next generation of exciting, high-profile real estate developments.

The  Real Estate Management and Development programme at  Heriot-Watt Dubai  comprises eight core study courses, with part-time students typically taking two courses per semester and full-time students completing four courses per semester.

In addition to the taught courses, students pursuing the MSc qualification undertake a research dissertation project based on a property related theme or topic. Programme delivery is by a range of academic staff and industry practitioners, allowing students to fully benefit from a wealth of knowledge and practical skills development.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Real Estate Appraisal and Valuation 
  • Spatial Planning
  • Construction Technology
  • Real Estate Economics
  • Real Estate Development
  • Real Estate Investment Analysis
  • Real Estate Management and Sustainability

Key information


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

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

January start date only for part-time


IELTS or TOEFL needed


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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.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

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).
6.5 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated 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.
90 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    18635 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18635 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    18635 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18635 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.

AED 75600


  • A special International Student Scholarship of up to 50% of the tuition fee will be offered to a maximum of 50 students.
  • This scholarship will be open to all applicants for any of the foundation, undergraduate and postgraduate programmes.
  • These scholarships will be awarded based on a range of criteria including merit, sports, service to community/industry etc.
  • Students who are awarded the International Student Scholarship are expected to voluntarily contribute to the University’s marketing efforts in their respective countries.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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