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MA

Real Estate Planning and Development

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, Ana Maria Monsalve Sanchez

Course description

This course is designed to prepare you for a career in real estate. Focusing on the challenges of new developments, it will enhance your understanding of real estate and its role in the wider economy. The course provides graduate-level entry into the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.

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

  • Spatial Planning Systems
  • Applied Real Estate Valuation
  • Real Estate Economics
  • Research Methods

Spring semester

Integrated Project specialising in Real Estate Development and Planning Law

Optional modules

  • International Real Estate Market Analysis
  • Sustainable Development: A Critical Investigation
  • Issues in Housing
  • Investment Valuation; Law of Business Leases

Duration

1 year full-time

I enjoyed this MA due to the diversity of the course – both the academic and practical elements. It's given me the opportunity to expand my knowledge in a wide range of planning and development themes.

Emily Ball
MA Real Estate Development and Planning

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.