These programmes provide students with the skills necessary for a career in the global real estate industry and the housing sector. All programmes offer professional accreditation with the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) the leading professional body in the real estate industry. The University of Reading has a long history at the forefront of real estate education in Europe and enjoys a close relationship with the international real estate industry
Structure and Content
Students can choose from three programmes, the MSc Real Estate (Development, Valuation and Management) which is aimed at graduates seeking a generalist career in property and the more specialised MSc Real Estate Economics and the MSc Real Estate Finance and Investment.
Compulsory modules (Common to all Programmes)
The Real Estate Environoment
Real Esate Economics
Finance & Investment
European Field Trip
Final Project Specialism (Law & Valuation, Finance & Investment, Real Esate Economics, Development)
Elective modules some of which maybe compulsory depending on the students choice of programme
Real Esate Appraisal and Valuation
Landlord & Tenant Law
Real Estate Management
Real Esate Investment - Principals
Real Esate Investment - Applications
Real Esate Development
International Real Esate Markets
Applied Real Esate Economics
Assessment Written examinations, assignments, case studies, field work, presentations.
Students are expected to have obtained an upper second class honours degree (2.1) or equivalent. For the specialised programmes a primary degree with a major in economics or finance is desirable. For all programmes applicants whose first language is not English, an average score of 7.0 on IELTS, 600 in written TOEFL, or at least 200 overall in computer-based TOEFL is required.
How and when to apply
- Complete, as fully as possible, the University of Reading postgraduate application form available from http://www.rdg.ac.uk/pg/pages/apply/pg-applicationform.asp
- Obtain two academic references.
- Enclose a copy of your degree certificate and academic transcripts.
- Apply early - places are limited to 60 across all three programmes.
Fees, expenses and scholarships
Home and International: £11,000 (including £850 Field Trip Contribution)
For up to date information regarding living costs, please see the Postgraduate accommodation and living costs section at: http://www.rdg.ac.uk/pg
Each year a limited number of Education Awards are available. Details of how to apply for these awards will be given to you when you are offered a place on the programmes.
Career development loans are government sponsored and allow UK-based applicants to borrow up to 80 per cent of course costs for a programme of no more than one-year duration. Application details can be obtained directly from the bank or by calling Free phone 0800 585505. See also: http://www.lifelonglearning.co.uk/cdl
For further information please contact:
Postgraduate Admissions Office, The University of Reading Business School, P.O Box 218, Whiteknights, Reading, RG6 6AA, United Kingdom
Tel: +44 (0) 118 378 6205, Fax: +44 (0) 118 975 0236, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit http://www.reading.ac.uk/REP/repcourmem.html