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  • Type


  • Methodology

    Distance Learning

  • Duration

    2 Years

Gain an appropriate knowledge of core real estate disciplines, with a particular emphasis on economics and finance. Develop your research skills, both academic and practical. Become a Member of RICS. Suitable for any graduate wishing to enhance their real estate skills, for example, valuers, property developers and property managers.

About this course

Students should have a good first degree or a professional qualification of equivalent standing. The suitability of each candidate’s qualifications will be decided at the discretion of the Course Director. No exemptions are given for prior learning. Academic entry requirements are set by the University of Reading.

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Course programme

MSc in Real Estate

Time commitment:
15 hours of study a week over 2½ years and recommended attendance at residential school for up to 6 days each year

Award details
If you successfully complete all elements of the course you will be awarded the MSc in Real Estate from the University of Reading and will be entitled to use the designatory letters MScRealEst, or simply MSc.

Assessment consists of assignments and examinations in Semesters 1–4, and the dissertation in Semester 5.

In Semesters 1–4 you will complete and submit two assignments per module for assessment according to the timetable of the course.

Exams are normally held in February and August and comprise:

  • Two 3-hour written papers per semester in Semesters 1–3
  • Two 2½-hour written papers in Semester 4 Dissertation

In Semester 5 you will submit a dissertation of 12,000–15,000 words. This will take the form of an in-depth study of a course-related subject, undertaken with the guidance of a course tutor.

Real Estate

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