International Real Estate Management MSc
COURSE INFORMATION (2013 ENTRY)
1 yearEngineering and Environment
Ellison Building, Newcastle City Campus
Real Estate professionals advise multi-national companies, major financial institutions, property companies, banks, governments and other public sector organisations around the world. This may be transactional business advise 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. They are able to creatively apply technical, legal and economic knowledge to deliver stakeholders property objectives and meet current business needs and future strategy.
This programme provides an intensive postgraduate educational opportunity for able and motivated graduates who are wishing to be real estate professionals making a career in property and who hold a good undergraduate honours degree in any discipline , normally in a subject other that real estate management.
Students will have studied non-cognate subjects in their first degree (business, economics, construction based subjects are frequent examples), will have developed an interest in property either through their studies or through their employment experience, and recognise that the need to obtain a property focused Master’s education to make an effective carer in the real estate profession.
The discipline is presented with an international perspective to reflect the increasingly strong role of property in today’s global business economy and to be of relevant to a career working in multinational organisations, particularly in Europe, North America and the Far East. A mix of nationalities in the student cohort is particularly welcomed for enriching the overall international learning experience and to encourage understanding of the similarities and difference between national real estate markets.
LEARNING AND TEACHING METHODS
The main means of assessment is by coursework. Modules will be assessed by a variety of methods of coursework to reflect the vocational and international perspective of the programme.
The School is of the Built Environment entered into a partnership with the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) in recognition of teaching quality, graduates employability, research and student entrance grades.
Graduates of this programme will have the necessary qualifications to register for the Assessment Professional Competence for the relevant faculty of the RICS.
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