University of the West of England, Bristol
MSc Real Estate Management

You'll gain an advanced understanding of concepts in real estate valuation, appraisal, development and management, and learn how to apply the theory to the real world, so you can pursue and develop your career. You'll also develop Master's-level research and analysis skills.

Course structure

The course comprises 180 credits 120 taught and a further 60 for the dissertation. Students work incrementally through the three stages and must pass all modules at each stage in order to progress to the next.

Real Estate Economics and Valuations

 Develops your skills at reading property markets and understanding the related data and explores different methods of valuation.

Strategic Estate Management

The role property plays in the economy, organisations and communities, the importance of a strategic approach to managing property, aligning real estate and business strategies, and the value property and facilities management can add to an organisation.

Real Estate Law

Covers the basic principles of real estate law and explores the law in areas best suited to your ambitions in further detail.

Real Estate Investment and Development

This module examines the key areas of commercial real estate investment at portfolio level, and innovations in real estate investment, and the financial, fiscal, planning and other regulatory issues when creating residential and commercial property.

Managerial Finance for the Built Environment

Looks at one of the mandatory RICS competencies by giving you a firm grounding in the interpretation of published accounts and financial information. It also introduces you to management accounting.

Sustainability for the Built Environment

Delivered by a multi-disciplinary team to provide the foundation for understanding how sustainable development can be achieved in both new and existing developments from individual buildings to large-scale infrastructures and neighbourhoods.


This personal research project of 12,000 to 14,000 words is usually linked to an aspect of real estate that has a specific professional application or is of personal interest to you.

Mode of Study

The programme will be delivered via on-line mode.


September/ January


September Intake: 26 months

January Intake: 27 months

Entry Requirement

 an honours degree of 2.2 or above.