Cambridge Real Estate Research Centre: Master of Studies in Real Estate

InstitutionCambridge Real Estate Research Centre
Department Cambridge Real Estate Research Centre, Dept of Land Economy
Web https://www.crerc.landecon.cam.ac.uk/
Study type Taught

Summary

The Real Estate Masters Programme is a two-year part-time Master of Studies (MSt) course established in 2016.

The course is offered by The Department of Land Economy drawing on the multi-disciplinary strength of the Department and the University. It is aimed at experienced professionals and those identified as future leaders in the real estate industry and combines academic rigour with significant industry input.

This is a two-year part-time course delivered through a combination of distance learning and attendance at residential sessions in Cambridge and enables students to continue with their professional career whilst studying for a masters qualification.

The course aims to equip participants with a broader knowledge of all aspects of the real estate industry, insight into a range of long-term themes and strategic issues in the market as well as developing a range of research and other skills.

The ultimate goal is to educate the up and coming leaders in the industry, to equip them with the very latest knowledge and skills to lead and innovate within their organisations, improving the performance, efficiency and sustainability of the Real Estate sector.

The aims of the course include:

Enabling students to build their knowledge across a range of disciplines around real estate including finance, investment, economics, environmental policy, planning and law

Enabling students to build on previous study and work experience across real estate and related disciplines

Equipping students to take leadership positions in the industry and develop their understanding of key skills in management, innovation, strategy, negotiation, partnering and risk management

Providing opportunities to learn from colleagues from different cultures, work backgrounds and with experience from different countries with different social, economic and legal systems

Providing students with the skills to manage information and resources effectively and to be able to manage their own research

Building a passion for research and strategic thinking.

The programme aims to ensure that students have a solid understanding of the end to end processes in real estate investment and finance whilst promoting innovation in real estate through highlighting some of the trends influencing the industry and the opportunities that this will bring. The course breadth is reflected in the topics it addresses from looking at the high level drivers of capital flows in real estate and changes in the urban environment through to asset management of individual buildings and optimising their performance.

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