Taught course

Real Estate

College of Estate Management · College of Estate Management

Entry requirements

Entrants to this programme are normally* required to have attained one of the following: A bachelor's degree with honours at lower second standard (2:2), or equivalent A bachelor's degree, or equivalent, plus three years' experience in a relevant field A Level 5 qualification as defined by the Framework for Higher Education Qualifications for England, Wales and Northern Ireland (FHEQ) plus five years' relevant experience in a senior position A professional qualification plus five years' relevant experience in a senior position. Students may apply to enter the programme in either semester. * Applicants who do not meet the requirements stated above, but who wish to be considered for this programme, should still apply. In these cases selection for an offer of a place may include consideration of the following information as part of the candidate's application: Personal statement Relevant work experience/employer support Performance at interview (either by telephone or Skype)

Months of entry

August, February

Course content

This is a postgraduate conversion programme during which you'll develop the knowledge, understanding and critical thinking required to practice as a valuer or commercial property surveyor. It offers a range of modules which address the competencies required for these disciplines, and it is recognised as meeting the RICS educational requirements for membership (Graduate Route 1).

The course is ideal for anyone who already has a first degree and wants to start a career in Real Estate. Recent graduates who are interested in property valuation, property development and investment should study this course, as it gives a route to Chartered status. Employment opportunities include working in private practice, commercial firms, companies with large property portfolios and government departments. Age is no obstacle, and we have students from their early 20s to late 50s.

  • Accredited by the RICS as meeting the educational requirements for membership
  • Allows graduates from unrelated subject areas to study for a career in Real Estate
  • Remain in employment and study in your own time and at a pace that suits you, gaining an MSc in as little time as two years
  • Supported online learning means there is no need to attend a campus.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

Qualification and course duration


distance learning
24 months
full time
18 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

+44 (0) 118 921 4696