Everything you need to know...
International: £13,500 for the course
- Learn the relevant skills necessary for a successful career in real estate.
- Benefit from an interdisciplinary, international field trip, included in your fees.
- Accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).
An intellectually challenging and professionally relevant course, underpinned by academic and professional expertise, this degree combines a unique blend of academic rigour, practical application and professional development, providing the relevant skills necessary for those wishing to operate in the property industry. Graduate with the ability to meet the academic, professional and ethical standards required by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.
How you learn
Areas studied include economics and market context, property law and professional context, valuation, evaluating building condition, development and property appraisal, corporate real estate asset management, and applied research methods and dissertation.
You learn through
- site visits
- phase tests
- group projects
Course leaders and tutors
The course includes practical, client-focused property projects. These involve you completing technical and professional tasks and applying creative solutions that draw on your developing knowledge. You also complete an individual in-depth dissertation that requires a critical and evaluative approach to professional practice and theory.
On the international field trip you work with students from across related subjects to increase understanding of the other roles in the profession that interact on a day-to-day basis and how the role of a Chartered Surveyor fits in with these roles. It also develops the skills and knowledge that are essential to becoming an effective professional practitioner.
Previous graduates of this course have gone on to work for
- Sanderson Weatherall
- Cushman & Wakefield
- Lambert Smith Hampton
Others have joined in-house corporate real estate departments, smaller independent professional firms and 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
City Campus is located in the heart of Sheffield, within minutes of the train and bus stations.City Campus map
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
- virtual learning environment Blackboard
- software packages such as Excel
- specialist investment and development software
- industry databases
Minimum 2:2 degree in any discipline or an equivalent professional qualification.
As a full-time student you are encouraged to obtain a period of pre-course professional work experience before joining.
As a part-time student you should be employed in general practice surveying or have substantial contact with a property-related firm.
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'.
The modules for 2019/20 may vary to those given below, which are for academic year 2018/19
|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/EU students starting full-time study in 2019/20 is £8,800 for the course.
† 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 students starting full-time study in 2019/20 is £13,500 for the course.
Postgraduate student loans
Up to £10,906 available for UK and EU 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)
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