Heriot-Watt University

Heriot-Watt University

Real Estate Investment and Finance

This course is aimed at those who aspire to, or are already working in the real estate investment market; it has been developed to provide graduates with a broad knowledge and understanding of property as an asset class within national and international investment markets and with the skills needed to research, analyse and advise on investment decisions accordingly.

Entry requirements

For MSc level entry applicants must have a minimum of 2.2 Honours degree or equivalent academic qualification in cognate and semi-cognate subject area. For Postgraduate Diploma level entry applicants must have a 3rd Class Honours degree in a cognate or semi-cognate subject area plus 2 years of relevant experience at an appropriate level completed post qualification; cognate or semi-cognate ordinary degree plus 3-4 years of relevant experience at an appropriate level following graduation. If English is not the applicant's 1st language a minimum of IELTS 6.5 or equivalent is required with all elements passed at 6.0 or above.

Course modules

Real estate economics; real estate appraisal and valuation 1; macroeconomics, finance and built environment; spatial planning (Edinburgh campus only); international planning and property law (distance learning and Dubai only); real estate investment analysis; international property markets and investment; real estate appraisal and valuation 2; real estate development.

Assessment methods

Dissertation.

Sponsorship information

Scholarships may be available on a competitive basis.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (EU) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 13,800 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (EU) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 13,800 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,180 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 24 months
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,162 per Module (International) 24 months
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,162 per Module (Scotland) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,690 per Year 1 (Scotland) 24 months
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,162 per Module (Northern Ireland) 24 months
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,162 per Module (Wales) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,180 per Year 1 (Wales) 24 months
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,162 per Module (Scotland) 24 months
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,162 per Module (Wales) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,690 per Year 1 (EU) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,180 per Year 1 (England) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 6,700 per Year 1 (International) 24 months
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,162 per Module (EU) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,180 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,690 per Year 1 (EU) 24 months
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,162 per Module (England) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,690 per Year 1 (Scotland) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,180 per Year 1 (England) 24 months
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,162 per Module (EU) 24 months
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,162 per Module (International) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,180 per Year 1 (Wales) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 6,700 per Year 1 (International) 24 months
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,162 per Module (England) 24 months
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,162 per Module (Northern Ireland) 24 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (EU) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (England) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (EU) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 13,800 per Year 1 (International) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (England) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 13,800 per Year 1 (International) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (Scotland) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (Wales) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (Scotland) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (Wales) 9 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,690 per Year 1 (EU) 21 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,180 per Year 1 (England) 21 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 6,700 per Year 1 (International) 21 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,180 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 21 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,690 per Year 1 (Scotland) 21 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,690 per Year 1 (EU) 21 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,180 per Year 1 (Wales) 21 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,180 per Year 1 (England) 21 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 6,700 per Year 1 (International) 21 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,180 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 21 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,690 per Year 1 (Scotland) 21 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,180 per Year 1 (Wales) 21 months
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,162 per Module (Scotland) 24 months
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,162 per Module (Wales) 24 months
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,162 per Module (EU) 24 months
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,162 per Module (England) 24 months
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,162 per Module (International) 24 months
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,162 per Module (Northern Ireland) 24 months
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,162 per Module (EU) 24 months
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,162 per Module (Scotland) 24 months
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,162 per Module (England) 24 months
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,162 per Module (Wales) 24 months
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,162 per Module (International) 24 months
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,162 per Module (Northern Ireland) 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Virtual Learning Environment
Edinburgh Campus Edinburgh EH14 4AS Scotland

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Key information

Contact: 
Postgraduate Administrator, School of the Built Environment
Telephone number: 
0131 4514650