Entry requirements

Entry requirements (Home)

An Honours degree with a minimum 2.2 classification from an approved university or a degree from a university together with such relevant professional experience as deemed appropriate by the School.

Non-UK applicants will be expected to have demonstrated competence in English language equivalent to a minimum of IELTS 6.5. Applicants who have studied and successfully achieved a UK degree within 24 months of the start of the MSc are exempt from this requirement.

Entry requirements (International)

LJMU welcomes applications from international students. In addition to normal entry requirements, you will be expected to demonstrate a very good level of English language competence, for example an IELTS score of 6.0-6.5 or equivalent. Please note: specific courses may require higher levels of English language competence. If you have applied to study a full-time taught Masters, MRes, MPhil or PhD at LJMU, you should check if you require an Academic Technology Approval Scheme or ATAS certificate. It can take four to six weeks to receive an ATAS certificate, so please make sure you apply as early as possible. You can find out more on the British Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) website. Alternatively, contact LJMU’s International Admissions Team for guidance. Please note: international students entering on a Tier 4 visa cannot study part time. Students entering the UK on alternate types of visa may be in a position to study part time. Please contact LJMU’s International Admissions Team for further details before making your application. In order to obtain a visa you will also need to show evidence that the money required to cover your tuition fees and living expenses has been in your bank account for at least 28 days prior to submitting your visa application. So please make sure that your finances are in place before applying. For more details, go to our international website.

For advice on any aspect of the application process, please contact LJMU’s International Admissions Team.

Months of entry

September

Course content

The MSc in Real Estate at Liverpool John Moores University is accredited by the RICS and is designed as a fast-rack route for first-degree holders seeking a career in Real Estate.

  • Complete this masters degree in one year (full time), two years (part time)
  • Professionally accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS)
  • Prepares you for a career in Real Estate from a wide range of first degrees
  • The academic team combines academic rigour with extensive practical experience of the construction and property professions
  • Extensive industry involvement from the public and private sector
  • Excellent career opportunities with leading UK and international surveying firms and consultancies, property companies, developers and public sector organisations
  • Internationally recognised research in our Built Environment and Sustainable Technologies (BEST) Research Institute
If you are interested in the valuation and strategic management of Real Estate, this RICS accredited MSc programme is ideal for you.

You will develop your ability to think analytically at a strategic and managerial level in the context of the built environment. The programme covers all aspects of the valuation, investment and management of property as an asset in the context of the legislative framework and economic drivers that underpin today’s complex and dynamic real estate markets.

The commercial property sector provides an important focus within the course; however, the programme content has been enhanced to align not only with the Commercial Property Practice core competencies but also the Valuation and Residential APC pathways.

The course has been developed in partnership with principal surveying practices and enjoys established links with employers in both the private and public sector, ensuring that it is responsive to the changing needs of industry, government, local communities and professional practice.

The overall aim of the programme is to provide you with the skills and attributes to gain a graduate surveyor position within the profession.

Information for international students

International applicants are required to demonstrate equivalent qualifications to the standard requirements for entry when applying for courses at LJMU.

Students must also demonstrate a proficiency in communicating through English, for example via an IELTS tests or equivalent.

Please note: UK visa restrictions mean that international students are only permitted to study on a full-time basis.

Please contact LJMU’s International Team for more information and advice.

Fees and funding

Please see the course page for more information.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
Course Enquiries
Email
courses@ljmu.ac.uk
Phone
0151 231 5090