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MSc Real Estate (with advanced practice in second year)

Northumbria University, Newcastle

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    City Centre Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    2 years

Course summary

Course Overview

Developed and delivered in collaboration with world-leading researchers, internationally recognised real estate firms, practitioners and professional bodies, the course offers a fast track route into the surveying and built environment professions. You will work on real-life assessments and projects to gain cutting-edge knowledge and professional skills.

The practical based learning and hands-on experience ensures that you will be fully competent and ready for the world of work upon graduation. The commercial and professional partnerships at the heart of this Master’s course give you the opportunity to immediately network with industry contacts, learn from sector experts and have access to the latest professional development opportunities.

Accredited by the RICS, the MSc Real Estate provides all of the academic theory and professional knowledge you need to become a built environment professional. We consistently ensure that over 95% of our students are employed within 6 months of the course ending and most before this. Of these students, 85% are employed within the top 20 recognised international real estate firms. A median starting salary for graduate surveyors working in the built environment is around £26,900, going up to £48,000 once fully qualified.

In the second year, for one semester, you’ll undertake study in another country or join a research group. This valuable experience will enhance your employability and further develop your theoretical and practical skills.

Study Abroad; We have exchange agreements with universities all over the world, including partners in Europe, Asia, the Americas and Oceania. If you take the Study Abroad option you will spend a semester at one of these partners, continuing your studies in English but in a new cultural and learning environment. Please note that this option may require you to obtain a visa for study in the other country.

Your Career

With a long history, well established links in the property industry and excellent graduate employment rates, this RICS-accredited Real Estate MSc is perfectly placed to help launch your career. Graduates can expect to earn an average of £26,900 and if you go on to do your two years in industry and become fully RICS qualified this goes up to around £48,000.

An MSc in Real Estate at Northumbria has excellent rates of employment and opportunity, with 95% of our students being employed within 6 months of the course ending and most securing a job before this. This is undoubtedly due to our long established relationships with employers in the global real estate industry, including Cushman & Wakefield, CBRE, JLL, Savills, Knight Frank, Avison Young and Santander

Working with these employers throughout your course will give you invaluable sector knowledge and connections that will benefit your career in the future. A host of career paths will be available to you which will utilise the RICS competencies that you have gained throughout all of your modules. The kind of roles you can expect to be prepared for include; surveying roles in commercial real estate, valuation, corporate real estate, planning and development, investment and finance, urban planning, banking and investment sector, project management, construction and town and city management.

Our current graduates work for corporate financial institutions, government organisations, local authorities, government and private clients across the UK and further afield in roles such as surveying, investment, property valuation, planning and development, and property management.

Application deadline

30 June 2021

Tuition fees

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£ 19,000overall cost

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

Northumbria University, Newcastle

  • University League Table

    49th

  • Campus address

    Northumbria University, Northumberland Building, Northumberland Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, NE1 8ST, England

Students from around the world come to Northumbria for its reputation in design, engineering, history, law, business and architecture, amongst others.
Northumbria has an international community of students from over 140 countries, and decades of experience in welcoming students to the city of Newcastle.
Northumbria is one of the leading new universities in the UK.

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