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Master of Real Estate Investment

 
Note:

From 2016 this degree is available on both a part-time and full-time basis.

location
City campus

Min. duration
1.5 years full time or
3 years part time

course codes
UTS: C04294v1
CRICOS: 084258A
UAC: 940124

The UTS Master of Real Estate Investment gives investment, property and finance professionals a competitive advantage in the global property investment boom. It deals with the finance, investment, management, valuation and analysis knowledge required to succeed in the global real estate investment sector. Students are be able to integrate highly sought-after property and finance skillsets and advance their career.

Through this degree students learn to understand and analyse the many sociopolitical, economic, financial and environmental factors that drive property investment decisions in a globalised world. They benefit from the faculty's academic staff’s research and significant industry experience. A

The UTS Master of Real Estate Investment gives investment, property and finance professionals a competitive advantage in the global property investment boom. It deals with the finance, investment, management, valuation and analysis knowledge required to succeed in the global real estate investment sector. Students are be able to integrate highly sought-after property and finance skillsets and advance their career.

Through this degree students learn to understand and analyse the many sociopolitical, economic, financial and environmental factors that drive property investment decisions in a globalised world. They benefit from the faculty's academic staff’s research and significant industry experience. A number of the course's sessional lecturers have over 30 years' corporate experience.

Students are standout professionals, with a strong record in their industry and recognised qualifications. This calibre of students enables unique networking opportunities and rewarding peer-to-peer learning. Most subjects are offered in intensive blocks that accommodate busy work lives, with the exception of two MBA subjects offered in evening sessions.

Course aims

The course deals in depth with investment vehicles, capital markets, financial management, and the underlying drivers of property values. Specialised subjects investigate the investment considerations associated with retail, office, and other commercial assets. Real estate investment trusts and funds management are covered in depth in separate subjects.

UTS has worked closely with leading professionals to ensure that students are able to address existing knowledge gaps within the industry.

Jane MacPherson

The course provides an invaluable opportunity to network with property based individuals who may otherwise be outside of your direct network

Typical study program

An example full-time program is shown below, for students commencing in Autumn session.

First year

Autumn sessionCredit pointsSubject code
25741 Capital Markets625741
25742 Financial Management625742
12535 Development Feasibility and Modelling612535
Spring sessionCredit pointsSubject code
17551 Property Market and Risk Analysis617551
17772 Commercial, Retail and Industrial Property Analysis617772
Select 6 credit points from the following:6
CBK91023 Options (PG Real Estate Investment)12cbk91023

Course fees

For relevant fee information, are you a Local student or International student

In most cases, UTS offers domestic students entry to postgraduate courses on a fee paying basis.

Tuition fees are charged:

  • based on the particular course in which you are enrolled
  • based on the number of credit points in which you are enrolled
  • at the rates set for the current year and revised annually

Fees for future year(s) published in the online calculator, whilst unlikely to change, are estimates only.  UTS makes every effort to provide up to date future year(s) fee estimates and to limit any changes, however, UTS reserves the right to vary fees for future year(s) at any time.

Tuition fees can be found in the online calculator.

A small number of postgraduate courses offer government subsidised Commonwealth Supported Places (CSP). Find out whether there are CSPs available in this course by visiting our postgraduate fees page.

In addition to tuition fees, students are required to pay a Services and Amenities Fee (SSAF). The purchase of textbooks and other course materials may also result in additional costs.

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Tuition fees for international students vary between courses and range from A$19,840 to A$34,080 per year.

Tuition fees for international postgraduate coursework students can be found using fees search.

Tuition fees must be paid in advance each session and are subject to annual increase. Fees for future year(s) published in fees search, whilst unlikely to change, are estimates only. UTS makes every effort to provide up to date future year(s) fee estimates and to limit any changes, however, UTS reserves the right to vary fees for future year(s) at any time.

 

For this course, the cost per credit point for 2017 is $619. The total credit points are 72.

All international students should familiarise themselves with the following documents:

In addition to tuition fees, students may be required to pay a Student Services and Amenities Fee (SSAF). Textbooks and other course materials will also result in additional costs.

UTS Alumni save 10%: alumni.uts.edu.au/advantage

For further information on costs related to your study at UTS, visit the international students' fees information page.

Careers

This degree provides the analytical skills for professionals to be promoted more rapidly into decision-making and leadership positions, or gain access to boutique real estate investment firms.

Career opportunities may include advising or managing property investment portfolios, acquisitions and sales, within the property or finance industry, or working for a specialist research firm that does market analysis, forecasting and projections. The course provides new career options for people who work within the property and finance sectors, including analysts, valuers, managers, advisors, economists and accountants.

Course structure

Course completion requirements

RequirementCredit points
STM90960 Core subjects (Real Estate Investment PG)60
CBK91023 Options (PG Real Estate Investment)12
Total72

Course structure explained

Students must complete 72 credit points made up of 60 credit points of core subjects and 12 credit points of options.

Additional information

Course duration

The course is offered on a one-and-a-half-year, full-time or three-year, part-time basis. The course features intensive block attendance patterns.

Full time, block
Part time, block

Admission requirements

Admission requirements

Applicants must have completed a UTS recognised bachelor's degree, or an equivalent or higher qualification, or submitted other evidence of general and professional qualifications that demonstrates potential to pursue graduate studies.

Applicants must have one of the following:

  • a UTS recognised bachelor's degree, or equivalent, from one of the following disciplines: property or land economics, construction economics, engineering, business, finance and related fields, management and commerce with at least a credit average, or
  • a master's degree, or equivalent, from one of the following disciplines: property or real estate, business, finance, commerce or economics with at least a credit average.

All applicants must provide a:

  • personal statement (max. 500 words) explaining their reasons for wanting to study real estate investment
  • CV clearly articulating their property or finance/investment-related work experience (minimum of two years).

The English proficiency requirement for international students or local applicants with international qualifications is: Academic IELTS: 6.5 overall with a writing score of 6.0; or TOEFL: paper based: 550-583 overall with TWE of 4.5, internet based: 79-93 overall with a writing score of 21; or AE5: Pass; or PTE: 58-64; or CAE: 176-184.

Eligibility for admission does not guarantee offer of a place.

International students

Visa requirement: To obtain a student visa to study in Australia, international students must enrol full time and on campus. Australian student visa regulations also require international students studying on student visas to complete the course within the standard full-time duration. Students can extend their courses only in exceptional circumstances.

Check to see if there are additional admission requirements for this course.

If you don't meet the admission requirements for this course, there may be alternative pathways to help you gain admission.

UTS: Handbook

See the Master of Real Estate Investment in the UTS: Handbook for comprehensive course details.
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