Taught course

Real Estate Investment

Institution
City, University of London · Cass Business School
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

  • A UK upper second class degree or above, or the equivalent from an overseas institution.
  • Applicants for MSc Real Estate Investment will be required to have a broader background in quantitative techniques and finance

Months of entry

September

Course content

A Cass Masters degree is your gateway to a real estate career.

We offer a choice of two courses: the MSc Real Estate and the MSc Real Estate Investment.

The MSc Real Estate Investment requires a stronger background or aptitude in quantitative methods - from mathematics at final year high-school level, a degree with a quantitative element, or work experience. The course covers the same core “real estate professional” skills as the MSc Real Estate but takes them at a faster pace. The MSc Real Estate Investment then extends to advanced methods in financial modelling, industry research and portfolio analysis, and covers in more detail the financial markets created by Real Estate Investment Trusts and Mortgage Backed Securities. Graduates from this course may enter the same businesses as those from the MSc Real Estate, but will but will be better qualified for “real estate analyst” roles in investment strategy, financing and research. Like Cass finance degrees, the course gives exemption from some Chartered Financial Analyst examinations.

The MSc Real Estate equips you for roles across all types of real estate business – surveying, fund management, development, banking - and is open to those with previous degrees or work experience in any discipline.

This degree offers a choice of pathways, which you choose between in the second term. One option adds more UK-specific skills in law, valuation and taxation for those who want to join the graduate-entry programmes of chartered surveying firms. The second give more on financial analysis and international markets for those looking to work in investment, finance, development or outside the UK.

If you are not sure which of our degrees is best for you, you can put both on your application form and we will suggest which is more suitable.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Course Enquiries
Email
cass-masters@city.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 20 7040 8606