ICMA Centre (University of Reading)

ICMA Centre (University of Reading)

Real Estate Finance

The course is designed to prepare students for careers in real estate finance, investment management and the securitised real estate markets. The flexibility of the course also allows students to pursue more general careers within the finance and real estate sectors. You will gain a thorough understanding of financial theory and the application of this in the context of real estate assets through a combination of academic rigour and commercial relevance. The programme not only examines investment in the underlying real estate sector but also provides extensive coverage of the real estate investment trust, mortgage backed security and property derivative markets.

Entry requirements

An Upper 2nd Class Honours degree, or the equivalent in 1 of the following areas of study business and finance, accounting, economics, mathematics, statistics, sciences or engineering. Students whose 1st language is not English require an IELTS score of 7.0 overall with no less than 6.5 in each individual component; or a TOEFL score score of 100 (if internet based) or 600 (if paper based).

Course modules

Real estate investment and market analysis; introduction to real estate appraisal; securities, futures and options; fixed income & equity investments; quantitative methods for finance; finance and investment project; field trip; plus options chosen from; real estate finance; real estate investment; real estate securities; housing economics; mortgage backed securities; financial econometrics.

Assessment methods

These include examinations and individual and group assignments.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 21,250 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 9 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 21,250 per Whole course (Scotland) 9 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 21,250 per Whole course (Wales) 9 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 21,250 per Whole course (England) 9 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 21,250 per Whole course (International) 9 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
ICMA Centre Reading RG6 6BA South East

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Key information

Contact: 
ICMA Centre
Telephone number: 
0118 378 823