Taught course

Real Estate and Property Management

University of Salford · School of the Built Environment

Entry requirements

Applicants to this course must have a minimum of a second class undergraduate honours degree, or a recognised appropriate professional qualification such as MRICS, MRTPI or MCIOB. Suitable for: New entrants to the commercial property sector or anyone looking to forge a career in the field. A strong academic background is necessary, but prior study of real estate or property is not required. This course is also suitable for established property professionals who want to formalise their real estate and property management skills with an accredited qualification. Applicant profile: You will have determination and the will to take on new challenges. Interest, determination and good time management are not only critical to success on the course but are also key attributes of professional practice. Although no prior knowledge of the subject area is called for it is important that you are prepared for the range and diversity of the material that needs to be covered and that you are able to take the initiative yourself once guidance has been given. We also recognise that some applicants will not meet our academic entry requirements but will have professional experience in practice and may still be considered suitable if that experience is extensive, relevant and at a sufficiently high level. Such matters would are considered on their own merits at the time of application.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

3 good reasons to study Real Estate and Property Management at Salford:

  • The full Masters degree is RICS accredited
  • Follow a programme developed for new and aspiring real estate professionals
  • Learn skills directly related to the practice of the real estate profession

Course Summary

Are you new to property or looking to pursue a career in the field? If so, then this course was developed with you in mind.

The programme of study will equip you with an excellent working knowledge of the commercial property market, including its relevance to national and international financial and investment markets.

You’ll also become professionally competent in applying current investment and appraisal techniques, and learn how to make sound property management decisions that take into account legal, economic, facilities management and planning variables.

Information for international students

International students must provide evidence of proficiency in English - IELTS 6.0 with no band below 5.5 or an equivalent qualification are proof of this.

Fees and funding

Fees 2014-15

Full-time £7,650

Part-time £1,275 per 30 credits

Full-time International £11,090

Full-time PgDip £5,100

Distance Learning £1,275 per 30 credits

International Distance Learning £1,848 per 30 credits

Fees 2015-16

Full-time £7,650

Part-time £1,275 per 30 credits

Full-time International £12,000

Full-time PgDip £5,100

Distance Learning £1,275 per 30 credits

International Distance Learning £2,000 per 30 credits

Additional costs

You should also consider further costs which may include books, stationery, printing, binding and general subsistence on trips and visits.

Scholarships and Bursaries

We offer awards to help you study through our:

  • Vice-Chancellor's Excellence Scholarship
  • University of Salford student loyalty discount
  • Country bursary scheme for International students only

Qualification and course duration


full time
12-16 months
distance learning
28-32 months
part time
28-32 months


distance learning
20-24 months
part time
20-24 months
full time
8-12 months


AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written coursework / continuous assessment100

Course contact details

Course Enquiries
+44 (0)161 295 4545