London South Bank University

London South Bank University

Real Estate

This course is designed for non-cognate graduates intending to work in general practice surveying, property management, investment, development and other property related fields. It focuses on the appraisal of commercial property for occupation, development and investment, largely in an urban context. It will develop your property-related skills and knowledge together with an understanding of finance, business management and marketing in the context of the industry. On completion of the course, you'll be able to offer a broad range of expertise and skills, harnessing the theories, practices and techniques of real estate management. You'll gain an insight into the nature of land and property investment, development and management and its impact on the vitality of our cities. Real estate is a significant contributor to the overall economy of the UK. As a real estate graduate you will find yourself working with people from a diversity of professional backgrounds that interact in order to implement major projects of national and international importance. Your knowledge and understanding of innovative methods of financing such as the Private Finance Initiative will provide you with the necessary skills to work in partnership between private and public sectors.

Entry requirements

A Bachelor degree equivalent to UK second Class honours upper division in any subject. Applicants need to demonstrate capacity to think about a broad range of theoretical and practical issues.

Course modules

Modules include: Institutional and legal context for property; construction and planning; valuations; advanced valuations; real estate economics and finance; applied valuation and the management of property interests; corporate real estate management; property investment appraisal; dissertation; advanced measurement and documentation; behavioural finance; building control; ecological and sustainable domestic architecture; environment and resource management; management of health and safety in construction; history of architecture and construction; international real estate and construction; legal resolution of property and construction disputes.

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Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 - 12 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 - 36 months
MSc Full-time September 2017 - 12 months
MSc Part-time September 2017 - 36 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Southwark Campus Kensington and Chelsea SE1 0AA South East

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