Heriot-Watt University

Heriot-Watt University

Real Estate and Planning

This degree is designed to enable students to understand the inter-relationships between planning policy and its impact on the real estate market, and hence on the wider economy; the degree introduces students to planning theories and key issues in planning; real estate markets are examined and the degree provides an analysis of property investment, valuation, and development.

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 PG 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

Spatial planning; sustainable design and development; real estate appraisal and valuation 1; real estate economics; strategic spatial vision project; governance participation and community planning; real estate investment analysis; real estate development.

Assessment methods

Research project.

Sponsorship information

A limited number of awards 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 (Scotland) 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 (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 (EU) 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 (England) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (Scotland) 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 (Wales) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,050 per Module (International) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,180 per Year 1 (England) 24 months
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,050 per Module (Northern Ireland) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 6,700 per Year 1 (International) 24 months
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,050 per Module (Scotland) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,180 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 24 months
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,050 per Module (EU) 24 months
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,050 per Module (Wales) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,690 per Year 1 (Scotland) 24 months
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,050 per Module (England) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,180 per Year 1 (Wales) 24 months
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,050 per Module (International) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,690 per Year 1 (EU) 24 months
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,050 per Module (Northern Ireland) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,180 per Year 1 (England) 24 months
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,050 per Module (Scotland) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 6,700 per Year 1 (International) 24 months
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,050 per Module (Wales) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,180 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 24 months
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,050 per Module (EU) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,690 per Year 1 (Scotland) 24 months
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,050 per Module (England) 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 (Wales) 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

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