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Real Estate Investment

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Wednesdays 9 am - 1 pm

On this course you'll examine the strategic management of real estate as an investment asset, and the operation and performance of investment markets.

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Course Dates

7th February 2018 – 23rd May 2018

Course Fee

Course Description

Throughout the course real estate is considered in the wider context of other investment assets and the operation and behaviour of investment and financial markets.

You'll examine the characteristic of both commercial and residential real estate investment markets, and have the opportunity to evaluate the development of real estate investment theories.

This course will include:

  • investment fundamentals and the character of investments
  • investor requirements
  • the nature and composition of real estate markets
  • market efficiency
  • fund management strategies
  • capital flows
  • international investment and globalisation
  • indirect real estate investment
  • traditional finance theory and the asset allocation decision
  • the psychology of investors.

By the end of this course you will be able to:

  • analyse the characteristics of the real estate investment markets
  • compare the characteristics of real estate and other investment assets
  • explain and analyse investment behaviour
  • evaluate fund management strategies and the management of portfolios.

A CPD certificate will be issued upon successful completion of the course.

Successful completion can also contribute 15 credits towards a PGDip or MSc award.

How to apply

Please read the guidance notes and complete the application form.

You should then email your form to be considered by the academic team.

Any questions? Contact the short course team:


Telephone: +44 (0)115 848 2813