What will I learn?

The MSc Real Estate is designed for those graduates with a non-property related degree who wish to cross over to the real estate e programme is for anyone with an interest in the workings of real estate markets and property businesses. Core areas include development and investment appraisal, sustainability, asset management, valuation, international real estate and market analysis.

The unique qualities which this programme will offer include integrating concepts in finance, investment and valuation with an understanding of the dynamics of property and capital markets. It will provide students with the capacity, skills and knowledge to provide analytical solutions within the property business environment.

The multidisciplinary nature of the programme will use expertise from professional practice to develop thematic approaches to asset pricing, valuation, risk analysis, finance and investment management. Particular emphasis will focus on real estate performance, real estate markets and the impacts of changes in the economy on yields, rental values, development activity and real estate investment returns of multi-asset portfolios. Real estate professionals have a key role to play in advising multi-national companies, major financial institutions, property companies, banks, governments and other public sector organisations around the world. This may be transactional business advice on the purchase, sale, leasing and acquisition of commercial real estate or it may be professional advisory services including management of real estate portfolios to maximise the value of real estate as an asset class. Real estate players are able to creatively apply technical, legal and economic knowledge to deliver on a stakeholder’s property objectives and meet current business needs and future strategy.

Our MSc graduates enter a wide variety of employment including development and investment firms, banks and financial institutions, consultancy, agency, asset management, real estate research, education, housing management and the public sector. Students will also achieve PgDip and PgCert awards during this course.

Which department am I in?

Ulster University

Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
£14,910.00 (US$ 20,208) per year
This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Application deadline

Expected June 2022

Start date

January 2022

Venue

Belfast Campus

York Street,

Belfast,

Antrim,

BT15 1ED, Northern Ireland

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students need to have Bachelor degree. Normally the minimum English language entry requirement is IELTS (academic) of 6.0 (with no band score of less than 5.5).

For international students

Applicants must have gained an Honours or non-Honours degree from a University of the United Kingdom or the Republic of Ireland, or from a recognised national awarding body, or from an institution of another country which is recognised as being of an equivalent standard; or (b) an equivalent standard in a Postgraduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma, Graduate Certificate or an approved professional or other qualification; and (c) provide evidence of competence in written and spoken English (GCSE grade C or equivalent); As an alternative to (a) or (b) and/or (c) in exceptional circumstances, where an individual has substantial and significant experiential learning, a portfolio of written evidence demonstrating the meeting of graduate qualities (including subject-specific outcomes, as determined by the Course Committee) may be considered as an alternative entrance route. The minimum requirement for this course is Academic IELTS 6.0 with no band score less than 5.5. Trinity ISE: Pass at level III also meets this requirement for Tier 4 visa purposes. The TOEFL iBT score would be 80 with a minimum: L – 17; R – 18; S – 20; W– 17.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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About Ulster University

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  • Scholarship of GBP 2,000 for international students
  • Guaranteed on-campus accommodation for overseas students
  • Among the top 50 universities in the UK
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