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MA

Commercial Real Estate

Department of Urban Studies and Planning, Faculty of Social Sciences

Planning and investing in the spaces where we live and work has never been so important. An accredited MSc from one of the UK’s top planning schools can help you make a positive impact.
Postgraduate Urban Studies and Planning Student, Hussain Ziyath

Course description

This course is designed to prepare you for a demanding and rewarding career in real estate, in either the private or the public sector. It provides graduate-level entry into the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.

You’ll develop knowledge and understanding of real estate and its role in the wider economy. Your study will give you the analytical skills necessary for successful property investment, development and management. You’ll also learn research skills and find out how research applies to real estate and real estate markets.

This course is full-time only.

Field trips

Each year we run a field trip to London so you can meet employers and recruitment specialists. Although all accommodation and some food costs are covered, you'll need to cover travel costs to and from London, as well as travel around the city.

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Accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS)

Modules

Core modules

Autumn semester

  • Applied Real Estate Valuation
  • Real Estate Economics
  • Investment Finance and Funding
  • Research Methods

Spring semester

  • Integrated Project specialising in Investment Valuation and Law of Business Leases

Optional modules

Choose from a range of optional modules. These might include:

  • Real Estate Development
  • Sustainable Development: A Critical Investigation
  • Planning Law
  • Issues in Housing
  • International Real Estate Market Analysis

Duration

1 year full-time

Postgraduate MA Commericial Real Estate graduate, Mark Ibbotson in graduation gown

I found the MA to be a greater challenge than my undergraduate degree, yet this made it all the more worthwhile. The MA was very vocational and I have acquired many skills directly applicable to a career in my chosen field.

Mark Ibbotson
MA Commercial Real Estate graduate

Entry requirements

For UK students, the usual entry requirement is a 2:1 degree or evidence of equivalent achievement (for example, a professional qualification combined with work experience).

We will consider your application if you have a 2.2 degree but we would expect you to have evidence of work experience or other relevant activity.

English language requirements

Overall IELTS grade of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.

Entry requirements for international students

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You can apply for postgraduate study using our Postgraduate Online Application Form. It's a quick and easy process.

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Contact

usp-admissions@sheffield.ac.uk
+44 114 222 6900

The course information set out here may change before you begin, particularly if you are applying significantly in advance of the start date.