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International/EU: £14,895 or £16,095 (with work experience) for the course
- Learn the skills you’ll need for a successful career in real estate.
- Benefit from an interdisciplinary, international applied-learning project.
- Gain a qualification accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).
- Learn from industry-trained academics, leading firms and successful graduates.
This course combines a unique blend of academic learning and practical application. You’ll graduate with the ability to meet the professional and ethical standards required by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.
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How you learn
All our courses are designed around a set of key principles based on engaging you with the world, collaborating with others, challenging you to think in new ways, and providing you with a supportive environment in which you can thrive.
You’ll study areas including economics & the built environment, property law & professional context, valuation, evaluating building condition, advanced valuation & development and corporate real estate asset management. You’ll also complete a dissertation – an in-depth research project requiring a critical and evaluative approach to professional practice and theory, supported by an allocated dissertation supervisor.
You learn through
- site visits
- phase tests
- group projects
- an international applied project
Course leaders and tutors
The course includes practical, client-focused projects where you’ll visit existing buildings and sites, and complete technical and professional tasks. These are opportunities for you to apply creative solutions that draw on your developing knowledge.
During your international applied project, you’ll work with other students of the built environment programme. This will increase your understanding of other roles within the profession, helping you practise the day-to-day interactions of a chartered surveyor. Here you’ll also develop the essential skills and knowledge of a professional practitioner.
We have a great track record of graduate employment. Previous graduates of this course have gone on to work for
- Jones Lang LaSalle
- Cushman & Wakefield
- Lambert Smith Hampton
- Sanderson Weatherall
- in-house corporate real estate departments
- smaller independent professional firms
- the public sector
This course is accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).
Student success story
‘My course helped me to develop my adaptability and learn how to keep a competitive edge in my future career.’
Hallie Nguyen, MSc Real Estate, 2017 graduate
Where will I study?
You study at City Campus through a structured mix of lectures, seminars and practical sessions as well as access to digital and online resources to support your learning.
City Campus is located in the heart of Sheffield, within minutes of the train and bus stations.
Adsetts Library is located on our City Campus. It's open 24 hours a day, every day.Learn more
Equipment and facilities
On this course you work with
- a virtual learning environment
- specialist software packages
- industry databases
Minimum 2:2 degree in any discipline or an equivalent professional qualification.
We welcome applications from candidates who may not meet the exact academic entry requirements but have significant relevant experience, on application you will be referred to our course leader, who will evaluate your experience, this may involve an informal conversation either in person or by other media
As a full-time student you are encouraged to obtain a period of pre-course professional work experience before joining.
If English is not your first language you typically need an IELTS 6.0 score with a minimum of 5.5 in all other skills or equivalent.
If your English language skill is currently below IELTS 6.0 we recommend you consider a Sheffield Hallam University Pre-sessional English course which will enable you to achieve an equivalent English score.
Additional information for EU/International students
If you are an International or non-UK European student, you can find out more about the country specific qualifications we accept on our international qualifications page. You can also watch a video guide on how to apply.
For details of English language entry requirements (IELTS), please see the information for 'All students'.
Module and assessment information for future years is displayed as currently validated and may be liable to change. When selecting electives, your choices will be subject to the core requirements of the course. As a result, selections may be limited to a choice between one of two or more specified electives in some instances.
|Module: Advanced Valuation And Development||Credits: 30||
|Module: Applied International Project||Credits: 15||
|Module: Applied Research Methods And Dissertation||Credits: 45||
|Module: Corporate Real Estate Asset Management||Credits: 30||
|Module: Economics And The Built Environment||Credits: 15||
|Module: Evaluating Building Condition||Credits: 15||
|Module: Property Law & Professional Context||Credits: 15||
|Module: Valuation||Credits: 15||
Fees and funding
Our tuition fee for UK students starting full-time study in 2022/23 is £9,620 for the course without work experience placement or £10,820 with work experience placement.
† If you are studying an undergraduate course, postgraduate pre-registration course or postgraduate research course over more than one academic year then your tuition fees may increase in subsequent years in line with Government regulations or UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) published fees. More information can be found in our terms and conditions under student fees regulations.
Our tuition fee for International/EU students starting full-time study in 2022/23 is £14,895 for the course without work experience placement or £16,095 with work experience placement.
Postgraduate student loans
Up to £11,222 available for Home students on most masters courses.
Additional course costs
This link allows you to view estimated costs associated with the main activities on specific courses. These are estimates and, as such, are only an indication of additional course costs. Actual costs can vary greatly depending on the choices you make during your course.Additional costs for Construction, real estate and surveying courses (PDF, 751.3KB)
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