MSc in Real Estate

Sheffield Hallam University

Program Description

MSc in Real Estate

Sheffield Hallam University

The MSc Real Estate is designed for graduates with a non-property degree and existing practitioners who want to go on to become Chartered Surveyors through the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).

The course is delivered by leading academics and practitioners from the property industry, from a subject group ranked in the top 5 for Land and Property Management in the UK (Times Good University Guide, 2018).

This fast-track course combines the academic study, practical experience and professional development required to succeed in the real estate industry. You will have the skills and knowledge to work in a wide range of roles within the sector, such as developer, asset manager, corporate real estate consultant and portfolio manager.

The course offers an international field trip, included in your fees. Recent destinations have included Toronto and Shanghai.

The course is accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and aims to produce graduates who meet the academic, professional and ethical standards required by them. It is designed for you to develop your practical and theoretical knowledge and critical understanding of issues and subjects relevant to your field of study, and your personal, interpersonal and professional skills and capabilities.

The course includes an interdisciplinary development task in a different country. On this task, you work with students from across related subjects to increase understanding of the other roles in the profession that interact on a day-to-day basis and how the role of a Chartered Surveyor fits in with these roles. It also develops the skills and knowledge that are essential to becoming an effective professional practitioner.

Core modules may include

  • Economics and Market Context
  • Law and Professional Context
  • Valuation
  • Evaluating Building Condition
  • Corporate Real Estate Asset Management
  • Development and Property Appraisal
  • Applied Research Methods and Dissertation

* The Times Good University Guide 2018

2018 entry requirements

Minimum 2:2 degree in any discipline or an equivalent professional qualification.

If English is not your first language you typically need an IELTS 6.0 score with a minimum of 5.5 in all other skills or equivalent.

You can find out more about the country-specific qualifications we accept on our international qualifications page.


Employability is embedded throughout the course, and modules have been designed to reflect the demands of both the professional body and relevant industry employers. This is supported by the University Employment and Careers Service, departmental employment advisors and departmental initiatives, such as the Natural and Built Environment Employers Fair.

As a Department, Natural and Built Environment participate within a number of sector-specific initiatives that enhance both employability and employment opportunities for our students, such as The Property Training Forum; a collaborative forum comprising leading firms and universities within the sector which coordinates recruitment rounds, provides valuable input in terms of developing students and, with the support of professional bodies, seeks to improve the careers prospects of our students. The Students Union also runs a Real Estate Society.

Our graduates have an outstanding employment record. Recent graduates have joined surveying consultancies such as Sanderson Weatherall, Deloitte, JLL, CBRE, GVA, Cushman & Wakefield, Lambert Smith Hampton and Savills.

Others have joined in-house corporate real estate departments, smaller independent professional firms and the public sector, going onto a wide range of careers

Duration and fees

  • Start dates: September
  • Duration: One year
  • Fees:
    EU students 2018/19 academic year £8,780 for the course
    International students 2018/19 academic year £13,250 for the course
  • Deadline: Request info
This school offers programs in:
  • English

Last updated September 5, 2018
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Sept. 1, 2019
1 year
Full time
13,250 GBP
EU students 2018/19 academic year £8,780 for the course; International students 2018/19 academic year £13,250 for the course
Sept. 20, 2019
United Kingdom - Sheffield, England
Start date : Sept. 1, 2019
Application deadline Sept. 20, 2019
End date Sept. 2, 2020
Sept. 1, 2019
United Kingdom - Sheffield, England
Application deadline Sept. 20, 2019
End date Sept. 2, 2020

Why study MSc Real Estate at Sheffield Hallam University

How Sheffield Hallam University developed my professional skills in real estate

Our international field trip to Canada – gaining global experience in real estate