The MSc in Real Estate Programme aims to prepare candidates for advanced real estate careers in business, consultancy, research, and public service, or in preparation for further academic training.
In addition to a strong team of international faculty, eminent professors from overseas are invited regularly to conduct special elective seminars on current real estate issues. The program is committed to developing an international perspective in all real estate disciplines.
Course applicants are carefully selected to ensure a good mix of local and overseas students. The small class size and seminar format stimulate active participation, interaction, and exchange of ideas among the candidates and staff. Candidates working in various sectors of the real estate industry contribute to the learning process through the sharing of practical knowledge and experience.
Why choose NUS MSc in Real State?
The Master of Science in Real Estate is a leading global real estate program that has been well established over the last thirty years. It serves to provide a formal education for real estate professionals who have non-real estate backgrounds. It also attracts candidates from all over the world whose interest is focused on real estate. This has helped the program bring together an eclectic mix of different nationalities with diverse backgrounds to learn, share and connect with each other and with the real estate industry.
The National University of Singapore is Singapore’s flagship university, offering a global approach to education and research with a focus on Asian perspectives and expertise. NUS has consistently ranked among the leading educational institutions in Asia as well as the world.
With more than 130 distinguished international faculty at the NUS Business School from more than 20 regions, offering broad industry experience and seasoned business insights, our faculty are committed to providing you with an enriching and stimulating business education.
A vibrant community
NUS has a myriad of interests, sports, and academic groups where students can be a part of. These groups aim to bond students through a common pursuit. Students are free to join these groups to pursue their passion, for a fulfilling and holistic student experience.
As NUS MSc in Real Estate graduates, you will be part of the more than 220,000 university alumni from diverse backgrounds and disciplines.
Program structure and curriculum
Candidates are required to complete a 40-modular credit (MC) program comprising five essential modules that collectively account for 20 MCs and up to five elective modules which contribute another 20 MCs. Candidates can select three to five elective modules from among the list of electives offered. They can also accumulate elective modular credits from cross-program modules offered by other departments on campus (subject to a maximum of 2 modules).
RE5001 Real Estate Development (4 MCs)
RE5003 Real Estate Investment (4 MCs)
RE5004 Real Estate Economics (4 MCs)
RE5005 Real Estate Finance (4 MCs)
RE5013 Urban Policy & Real Estate Markets (4 MCs)
Semester 1 or 2
RE5000 Dissertation (8 MCs)
RE5009 Commercial Real Estate Appraisal (4 MCs)
RE5014 RE Investments Trusts & Property Funds (4 MCs)
RE5015 Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Cartography (4 MCs)
RE5006 Portfolio and Asset Management (4 MCs)
RE5011 International Field Study (8 MCs)
RE5016 Real Estate Securitisation (4 MCs)
RE5017 Real Estate Case Study (4 MCs)
RE5018 Statutory Valuation (4 MCs)
Requirements for Completion and Graduation
To graduate from the NUS MSc in Real Estate program, you must complete the program requirements and achieve a Cumulative Average Point (CAP) of at least 3.0 (out of 5.0).
To stay and complete the program, you must maintain a CAP of at least 3.0. In the event that you are unable to maintain a CAP of 3.0 and above, the following scenarios may occur:
If your CAP is less than 3.0 but more than 2.5, you will receive an initial warning. This will lead to dismissal from the program should your CAP remain below 3.0 for the second consecutive semester.
If your CAP is 2.5 or below for two consecutive semesters, you will automatically be dropped from the program.