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University of Portsmouth: Real Estate Management

Institution University of Portsmouth
Department Faculty of Technology
Telephone 023 9284 5566
Study type Taught


Overview Develop your career in managing real estate portfolios, including natural and built environments, with our professionally-driven Master's in Real Estate Management. You'll learn to use industry-standard software, apply managerial skills and report your findings accurately, all in a university with one of the longest-standing Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) accreditations in the world.

You'll work with complex problems drawn from live real estate activity, produce reports to industry specifications throughout your assessments, and put your skills to work locally by taking part in community practice. Your teaching staff will include chartered surveyors, architects, civil engineers, economists, town planners, lawyers and environmentalists, with wide publication records and project management histories worth billions across the UK and Europe. You'll attend guest lectures given by RICS professionals from companies, such as Savilles, and from local government or other public sector organisations.

When you graduate, you'll have the knowledge and skills to build a career in real estate management. You'll also be eligible to begin the process of recognition as a Chartered Surveyor, or to enter research into the field.

Accredited by: Accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).

What you'll experience On this course, you'll: - Master real estate management skills, industry software and reporting methods, as you grapple with contemporary issues in the industry

  • Build the necessary knowledge and experience to apply for Chartered Surveyor status

  • Build the necessary knowledge and experience to apply for Chartered Surveyor status

  • Study at one of the longest-established Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS)-accredited centres in the world

  • Plan and deliver a Master's project that follows your interest in real estate issues, such as investment, property development trends, corporate assets or planning

Work experience and career planning We'll help you to identify internships, voluntary roles and opportunities that will complement your studies.

When you finish the course, our Careers and Employability service can help you find a job that puts your skills to work.

After you leave the University, you can get help, advice and support for up to 5 years from our Careers and Employability service as you advance in your career.

Careers and opportunities You'll graduate with the real estate management skills and knowledge to put your learning to work immediately. As a RICS-accredited professional, you are well-placed for senior roles in the industry – you'll know the software used in the industry, you'll have experience in producing industry-standard reports, and you'll have had the opportunity to build your professional contacts through site visits and university events.

And, according to the recent Digital Front Line report from Causeway Construction, you'll be entering a sector as it bounces back from lockdown with government investment and a commitment to its own digital reinvention.

What jobs can you do with a Real Estate Management degree? Career opportunities include: - Property development

  • Planning permissions

  • Valuation

  • Building methods

  • Project management

  • Consultancy

Our previous graduates have gone on to work in organisations including: - AECOM

  • Savills

  • Gleeds


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