Oxford Brookes University

Real Estate

This course is a conversion programme for graduates from other academic disciplines and is accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS). It is 1 degree programme with 3 distinct pathways: commercial real estate; residential real estate and international real estate. All three pathways are viewed as a single cohort. The programme will prepare the student for the completion of the Assessment of Professional Competence (APC) to become a chartered surveyor.

Entry requirements

A good undergraduate Honours degree (normally 2.1 or above) in a non-cognate discipline or equivalent international qualification. Applicants to this conversion programme are therefore welcome from any academic discipline (other than real estate). Applicants should demonstrate a commitment to a career in real estate, preferably through previous work experience, which is strongly recommended. For non-native English speakers, IELTS score of at least 6.5 or evidence of an equivalent level of fluency in English language is required.

Course modules

Autumn Semester: (10 credits) valuation and investment; real estate law; real estate economics; integrative professional practice; construction and sustainability; applied real estate management and analysis. Spring semester: (10 credits) strategic management of corporate real estate; real estate finance and business economics; real estate development appraisal; planning and development; planning systems and the development process; sustainable residential real estate development; commercial real estate investment strategy; residential real estate investment markets; international real estate investment; commercial real estate law; residential real estate law; international real estate law. Summer semester: (50 credits) applied project; (10 credits) real estate markets.

Assessment methods

Each module is assessed individually, through coursework such as submission of reports and presentations, and/or formal written examination.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 13,980 per Whole course (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 13,980 per Whole course (overseas fees) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Headington Campus Oxford OX3 0BP South East

Key information

Programme Administrator
Telephone number: 
01865 483904