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Real Estate Management and Development, M.Sc.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #301 (WUR) Online
The Real Estate Management and Development degree programme at Heriot-Watt University is designed to build an understanding of the dynamics of the property market – including a sound knowledge of valuation and appraisal techniques. 

About

Our students

Students tend to come from the real estate industry, or following a first degree in the likes of real estate, property development, planning, geography, economics or finance. This course benefits from the expertise of research-active and industry-minded staff. Plus, with strong professional links and a focus on up-to-date industry-relevant content, graduates are highly sought-after in the property industry.

Flexible study options

The Real Estate Management and Development course at Heriot-Watt University can be studied via Online Learning, ideal for those in employment or with other commitments, providing flexible study options that fit around work or family. It can also be studied on campus on a full-time or part-time basis.

Accreditation

The course has accreditation from the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).

Programme Structure

Courses included:

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

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details: There is no official deadline for postgraduate applications (except for the School of Energy, Geoscience, Infrastructure and Society's distance learning programmes); we accept them right up until the beginning of term. However, if you are applying for a popular programme, it is in your best interest to submit your application as soon as you can so that you have the best chance of getting a place.
  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 36 months
    • Duration description
      3-7 years
  • Credits
    180 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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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).

For MSc level entry applicants must have:

  • Minimum of 2:2 honours degree or equivalent academic qualification in cognate and semi-cognate subject area. For PG conversion courses, non-cognate degrees will be considered. Corporate (or chartered) membership of relevant professional institutions will also be considered.

For PG Diploma level entry applicants must have:

  • Third class honours degree in a cognate or semi-cognate subject area PLUS 2 years of relevant experience at an appropriate level completed post qualification.
  • Cognate or semi-cognate ordinary degree PLUS 3-4 years of relevant experience at an appropriate level following graduation.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1310 GBP/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1310 GBP per module and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    1310 GBP/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1310 GBP per module and a duration of 36 months.
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Students pay £1310 per course and £1690 for the Dissertation. This programme consists of 8 courses (modules).

Funding

Tuition fee loans of £5,500 are available to Scottish distance learning students on taught postgraduate courses. Full-time distance learning postgraduate students can also access a £4,500 living cost loan.

We aim to encourage well-qualified, ambitious students to study with us and we offer a wide variety of scholarships and bursaries to achieve this. Over £6 million worth of opportunities are available in fee and stipend scholarships, and more than 400 students benefit from this support.

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