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Liverpool John Moores University

Real Estate

LJMU's MSc in Real Estate is accredited by the RICS and is designed as a fast-rack route for first-degree holders seeking a career in Real Estate.

- Study on a course professionally accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS)

- Prepare for a career in Real Estate from a wide range of first degrees

- Combine academic rigour with extensive practical experience of the construction and property professions

- Benefit from extensive industry involvement from the public and private sector

- Enjoy excellent career opportunities with leading UK and international surveying firms and consultancies, property companies, developers and public sector organisations

This programme aims to provide you with the skills and attributes to gain a graduate surveyor position within the profession. It has been designed to provide you with the essential knowledge and skills to understand the role of the Real Estate professional in the valuation, appraisal, strategic management and development of commercial and residential property assets.

Entry requirements

MSc: You will need:

a minimum 2:2 honours degree


an equivalent professional qualification with appropriate work experience

Additional information:

IELTS English language requirement: 6.5 (minimum 5.5 in each component)
Pearson 58-64 (minimum 51 in each component for UKVI Purposes)
RPL is accepted on this programme
You may need to attend an interview

If you have any specific queries, please contact

Please note: All international qualifications are subject to a qualification equivalency check via NARIC.

View country specific entry requirements:

Contact LJMU's International Admissions Team ( for guidance on visa information. Further information is also available from our international web pages:

Course modules

Your programme is made up of a number of core modules which are part of the course framework. Some programmes also have optional modules that can be selected to enhance your learning in certain areas and many feature a dissertation, extended report or research project to demonstrate your advanced learning.

Core Modules

Valuation (20 credits)
Real Estate Investment (20 credits)
Building Technology and Management (10 credits)
Research Methods (10 credits)
Law (20 credits)
Planning And Development (20 credits)
Real Estate Management (20 credits)
Dissertation (60 credits)

Assessment methods

To cater for the wide-ranging content of our courses and the varied learning preferences of our students, we offer a range of assessment methods on each programme. Assessment techniques vary from module to module to reflect relevant assessment approaches and the key learning points of each topic.

Assessment methods include: essay and report based assignments, unseen written examinations, the dissertation and individual and group presentations. Many students do their dissertation on topics such as: valuation, investment and management of residential or commercial real estate.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Fee locale Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2019 14,450 (Year 1) International 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 7,000 (Year 1) Home/EU 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 7,000 (Year 1) Wales 1 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 39 (Credit) Scotland 2 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 39 (Credit) Wales 2 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 39 (Credit) England 2 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 7,000 (Year 1) EU 1 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 39 (Credit) EU 2 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 7,000 (Year 1) Northern Ireland 1 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 39 (Credit) Northern Ireland 2 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 7,000 (Year 1) Scotland 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 7,000 (Year 1) England 1 Years

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