Master in Real Estate
Research Degrees: MPhil, PhD
The Real Estate discipline is part of the Business School.The discipline has attracted funding from the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), the EU, and a range of commercial and professional sponsors including the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and the Investment Property Forum (IPF). The research is organized in the Centre for Real Estate Research (CRER).
All applicants for a Real Estate research programme must have at least a good Honours degree in Real Estate, Economics, Finance, Spatial Planning or a related subject. If English is not their first language they must also show evidence of attaining standards in English. Details of English language criteria can be found at
Applicants for the MPhil or PhD should also have prior training in research methods. Other applicants may instead be accepted for the MRes Real Estate degree that may be taken over 1 year full-time or 2-years part-time in preparation for entry onto a PhD programme. Applicants to the MPhil or PhD must provide a detailed research proposal and two academic references from their most recent academic institution.
The interests of the members of the discipline include the areas of real estate valuation and investment, the functioning of commercial and residential real estate markets, and the institutions of the real estate investment industry.
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