How You'll Study
You can choose from a commercial UK-focused real estate pathway or an international pathway focused on real estate from a global perspective. Field trips to European and Asian cities (for the international pathway students) provide insights from key players in the international real estate business. Beyond the fieldwork, learning involves a mix of lectures, seminars, tutorials and research. Assessment is by course work, by written examination, or by a combination of both.
By course work, group work, presentations, by written examination or by a combination of those, as prescribed for each course.
Why Study Real Estate (International Option)?
This Master's degree is underpinned by the University’s world-renowned strengths in valuation, property investment, economics and finance. Combining academic rigour with the professional edge, the degree has become highly regarded by employers throughout the world. You will:
• acquire considerable quantitative skills in economics, finance and business
• understand the institutional, legal and policy environment of real estate
• learn about property management, investment and development
• gain analysis and problem-solving skills in a strategic business context
• network with employers from a range of national and multi-national companies
The information below is provided as a guide only and does not guarantee entry to the University of Aberdeen.
This programme is open to graduates from any discipline, and does not require business or management study to be completed at undergraduate level.
Our minimum entry requirement for this programme is a degree at 2:2 (lower second class) UK Honours level (or a degree from a non-UK institution which is judged by the University to be of equivalent worth).
Please enter your country to view country-specific entry requirements.
English Language Requirements
To study for a Postgraduate Taught degree at the University of Aberdeen it is essential that you can speak, understand, read, and write English fluently. The minimum requirements for this degree are as follows:
OVERALL - 6.5 with: Listening - 5.5; Reading - 6.0; Speaking - 5.5; Writing - 6.0
OVERALL - 90 with: Listening - 17; Reading - 21; Speaking - 20; Writing - 21
OVERALL - 62 with: Listening - 59; Reading - 59; Speaking - 59; Writing - 59
Cambridge English B2 First, C1 Advanced or C2 Proficiency:
OVERALL - 176 with: Listening - 162; Reading - 169; Speaking - 162; Writing - 169
Read more about specific English Language requirements here.
You will be required to supply the following documentation with your application as proof you meet the entry requirements of this degree programme. If you have not yet completed your current programme of study, then you can still apply and you can provide your Degree Certificate at a later date.
a degree certificate showing your qualifications
a full transcript showing all the subjects you studied and the marks you have achieved in your degree(s) (original & official English translation)
Our graduates achieve notable employment success with many enjoying lucrative careers spanning surveying, investment, property valuation, planning and development, and property management. Indeed from Edinburgh and London to Frankfurt and Shanghai, our former students are now forging strong, rewarding careers with major surveying firms across the globe.
Our business connections mean we provide opportunities to network with, present to, brainstorm with and do work for industry, including;
- the chance to have your work seen by eminent members of your profession
- work and network with employers from a range of national and multi-national companies through our visiting speaker programme
- ‘live’ projects for and site visits to prestigious companies or institutions
- project work and workshops with visiting lecturers and industry specialists
Accreditation and world-wide recognition from the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) allows graduates to proceed to the RICS Assessment of Professional Competence (APC).
The Business School is EQUIS accredited, placing it among a select group of globally recognised institutions. Out of over 15,000 business schools worldwide, only around 200 schools across 45 countries have attained this distinction.
This degree holds accreditation from