Taught course

Real Estate Economics and Investment Analysis

UCL - University College London · Bartlett School of Sustainable Construction

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Entry requirements

UK Bachelor’s degree in a numerate subject (e.g. Economics, Engineering, Natural Sciences, Computer Science) awarded with at least an Upper Second-class Honours (2:1), or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard. If the Bachelor’s degree is in a non-numerate discipline, the candidate may be accepted if they have professional experience in a numerate field.

If your education has not been conducted in the English language, you will be expected to demonstrate evidence of an adequate level of English proficiency.

The English language level for this programme is: Standard.

Further information can be found on our English language requirements page.

Pre-Master's and Pre-sessional English

UCL Pre-Master's and Pre-sessional English courses are for international students who are aiming to study for a postgraduate degree at UCL. The courses will develop your academic English and academic skills required to succeed at postgraduate level. International Preparation Courses

Months of entry


Course content

The MSc in Real Estate Economics and Investment Analysis (REEIA) is designed to equip students with an understanding of the economics of the real estate market and give them the skills to use data to make informed investment decisions.

Real estate is an important asset class. It is the most popular alternative to stocks and bonds and has an important place in investment portfolios of most investors seeking diversification. In fact, in most countries the property market has a higher market capitalisation than the stock market and comprises over 60% of the average household’s wealth. Therefore, both economics and financial economics of the real estate market are rapidly growing fields. At the same time, while availability of data has been hindering progress of research in this area for decades, recent developments in data collection and analysis offer opportunities recognized by academics and practitioners alike. This programme offers an in depth understanding of how this market works and how its constant changes can be analysed using data.

MSc REEIA has three aims:

  • Develop an in-depth understanding of how real estate markets work based on the latest academic research.
  • Provide cutting edge analytical frameworks for data driven investment decision making.
  • Apply modern methods to collect and interpret property market data.

Fees and funding

Please see UCL website for full information about fees and costs for this programme.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification


Teaching is designed to support a mix of theoretical knowledge, practical skills and experiential learning. In particular, the programme adopts a problem-based approach to teaching technical skills and focuses on achieving and interpreting outcomes rather than understanding the details of processes. There is no single module dedicated to technical skills. Instead, these skills are taught as solutions to problems posed by theory or practice.

Course contact details

+44 (0) 20 3370 1214