What will I learn?

The REI specialization focuses on creating and maintaining places for living, working, shopping, learning, recreation and culture, and the critical accompanying support systems ranging from mobility and logistical networks, to utilities and energy supply. The overarching theme of the specialization is stewardship – of both the environment and of capital.

Essential skills are built around the primary activities of evaluating investment opportunities, matching risk and reward, acquiring, developing and operating real assets, financing capital projects, and leadership of business enterprises.

In an industry that comprises the largest sector of GDP growth, this high-demand specialization provides real-world experiential skills connected to current industry realities.

Career Opportunities

Careers in real estate and infrastructure span a broad array of opportunities, both in Canada and abroad. Graduates work in construction, real estate development, asset management, consulting, financial institutions, pension funds, equity funds, and government organizations. Some launch their own firms. Alumni of the program are located across the world and hold titles such as Project Director, Acquisitions Analyst and Portfolio Manager. Within a 5 to 10 year period, graduates can expect to move into senior leadership roles in the industry.

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Graduate Studies

Study options

Full Time (16 months)

Tuition fees
CAD$106,900.00 (US$ 86,405) per year
CAN $26,730 per term
Application deadline

28 October 2021

Start date

10 January 2022

Venue

Miles S. Nadal Campus

222 Bay St. #500,

TORONTO,

Ontario (ON),

M5K 1K2, Canada

Full Time (16 months)

Tuition fees
CAD$106,900.00 (US$ 86,405) per year
CAN $26,730 per term
Application deadline

28 October 2021

Start date

10 January 2022

Venue

Faculty of Graduate Studies

230 York Lanes, 80 York Boulevard,

York University, 4700 Keele Street,

TORONTO,

Ontario (ON),

M3J 1P3, Canada

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Other English Language Requirements accepted: York English Language Test with a Overall band: 1-5; TOEFL: Computer-based: 220,Paper-based: 560; Test de français international(TFI) with a Overall score: 785.

For international students

An undergraduate degree from a recognized post-secondary institution with a minimum B average in the last two full years (or equivalent) of academic work.

Applicants with 3-year degrees may be considered for admission with one year of work experience beyond the required minimum.

Language Test Scores

IELTS (Academic Test) - 7.0 overall (minimum 6.5 on each dimension

TOEFL - 100 iBT (minimum 23 on each dimension)

The application deadline for fall is May 19 and winter is Oct 28.

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