Real Estate Investment, M.Sc.

Real Estate Investment, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #343 (QS) ,
A Master degree in Real Estate Investment from City, University of London  is your gateway to a career in real estate .Cass Real Estate courses equip you with the core skills required by the industry embracing valuation, financial modelling, development appraisal, market analysis and cash flow modelling.

About

 We are leaders in Real Estate Masters post-graduate programmes because:

  • Track record: more than twenty years ago, we were the first UK university to provide RICS accredited Masters degrees, and over ten years ago the first to run real estate courses in a globally ranked Business School. So our degrees are widely recognised and highly valued by major employers, and you will find Cass Real Estate graduates at all levels in leading real estate firms around the world.
  • Capability: you will be taught by our well-known, highly qualified real estate staff, all of them with at least 10 years’ experience in either university teaching and research or in senior roles in the industry – a lot of them with both. Plus, we can draw on London’s unmatched pool of industry professionals to act as visiting lecturers and guest speakers.
  • Focus: In real estate Cass runs only Masters degrees – so you have the exclusive attention of our staff - and has specialised in courses which focus on the professional, financial and practical skills in high demand across the rapidly globalising real estate industry.
  • Location: Cass’s state of the art teaching facilities sit at the heart of London’s global real estate hub, neighbouring both the City’s historic financial core and a dynamic new tech belt centred on Silicon Roundabout.

Overall the MSc Real Estate Investment at City, University of London could be labelled as a degree in finance which is focussed on real estate.

Career

Graduates from the MSc Real Estate Investment go into a wide spread of firms and roles – some into the graduate entry schemes of the chartered surveyors in the UK or abroad. Most are best suited to analyst, strategy or research positions major fund management houses and investment banks, or smaller private-equity type real estate funds, rating agencies and specialist research firms. 

Many will go on to professional qualifications outside real estate, such as Chartered Financial Analyst Institute.

Accreditation

The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) accredits the course, enabling graduates to enter the RICS Assessment of Professional Competence (APC).

The Investment Property Forum in the UK recognises the programme as a gateway to the real estate investment sector and as a clear entry route for membership of the Forum for all candidates aged over 30 with five years appropriate experience.

Programme Structure

Courses Included:
  • Investment Markets
  • Quantitative Methods
  • Real Estate Economics
  • Real Estate Investment & Financial Analysis
  • Portfolio Risk Management
  • Real Estate Capital Markets
  • Real Estate Modelling and Market Dynamics
  • Real Estate Debt Markets
  • Hedge Funds
  • Energy Project Investment & Finance
  • Corporate Restructuring
  • Introduction to Banking
  • Project Finance
  • An Introduction to Islamic Banking, Finance & Insurance

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details: Rolling admissions from November to August
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    7

    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

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: Upper Second Class

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Upper 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).

  • A UK upper second class degree or above, or the equivalent from an overseas institution.
  • Applicants for MSc Real Estate Investment will be required to have a broader background in quantitative techniques and finance

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    23000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 23000 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA Applies to you

    23000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 23000 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for London

  • 1137 - 2160 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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