Master of Science in Real Estate

General

Program Description

The Royal Agricultural University is in partnership with the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), which fully accredits this one-year Masters degree.

Delivering a clear route to full professional status, it will equip you with the necessary knowledge and attributes to excel within the real estate profession and prepare for your Assessment of Professional Competence (APC) to become a Chartered Surveyor.

Our graduates have gone on to pursue a wide range of careers within the commercial and urban real estate surveying profession, working for well-known organisations such as Savills, DTZ, Colliers International, Knight Frank, Strutt and Parker, Jones Lang LaSalle, and many more.

Structure

The course may be studied full-time over 12 months at the RAU in Cirencester.

You will engage with four case studies delivered in an interactive workshop format, followed by a Research Project based on a subject area of your choice. Assessment of each case study will be based on a written report and an oral examination. There are no unseen written examinations.

University staff, visiting practitioners and industry leaders, and site visits provide insight and guidance. Recent guest speakers include: Professor Barry Gilbertson, property expert and former Partner at PWC and global President of RICS; Dr Angus McIntosh, Former Director of Research at JLL; Ms Joanne Moss, Barrister at Inner Temple, London; Mr Michael Newey, Chief Group executive of Broadland Housing Association and RICS President 2013-14; and Ms Henri Vuong (Director of Research and Market Information at INREV).

Full-time

The taught element of the course commences in October based at the Royal Agricultural University in Cirencester. The Research Project is submitted the following September.

Entry requirements

The standard entry requirement is the minimum of a BSc (Honours) degree at a 2:1 classification or equivalent. Students with lower academic achievements with relevant experience may be considered for admission.

Last updated Jan 2019

About the School

Established in 1845, we are recognised nationally and internationally as a leader in the delivery of education, research and consultancy, in and relating to, agriculture and the rural environment. Our ... Read More

Established in 1845, we are recognised nationally and internationally as a leader in the delivery of education, research and consultancy, in and relating to, agriculture and the rural environment. Our Heritage The Royal Agricultural College (RAC), now the Royal Agricultural University (RAU), is the oldest agricultural college in the English speaking world and has been at the forefront of agricultural education since 1845. Our historic campus in the Cotswold countryside provides a stimulating and unique learning environment. Read less