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Master’s in Finance, Real Estate and Hotel Development*

Integrate the Latest Concepts and Techniques of Real Estate

This is the only Master’s degree in the world to give you a comprehensive and systematic understanding of real estate, capital markets and global hotel development. Ideal for those wanting to become a chartered surveyor, work for a Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT), fund, bank or asset management team, this program opens the door to the world of real estate finance and hospitality development.

*Pending approval from NECHE (New England Commission of Higher Education)

Next intake: September 2019

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What will you gain from the Master’s in Finance, Real Estate and Hotel Development?

Five-Star Hospitality Management Training

The four-week Hospitality Immersion Program is specifically designed to give you experience and confidence in hospitality. Perfect for those without a background in the industry, you will learn the professional standards of service in fine-dining and culinary arts, guest relations and housekeeping, as well as how to supervise operations.

Industry Expertise

This program is the only Master’s degree in the world integrating the latest concepts and techniques of real estate. You will gain a comprehensive and systematic understanding of capital markets, global hotel and resort development, asset management, investment trends and advanced finance knowledge. By the end of the program, you will have acquired internationally recognized certificates from leading institutions – STR, HVS, Bloomberg and Argus.

Real World Experience

The program is punctuated with a combination of visits by distinguished guest speakers, field trips to Dubai, Amsterdam and Switzerland, and on-site visits from top companies. This intensive program will equip you with the necessary skills to access a wide range of careers in the global hospitality and commercial real estate sector.

Project Management

Critical thinking, research and writing skills will all be essential as you head into your leadership career in hospitality. The Capstone Project will help you develop these career assets through high-quality professional work and the completion of a project.

Key facts: Master’s in Finance, Real Estate and Hotel Development

2 academic semesters
1 internship
September intake
London Campus – UK

Is this Master’s degree right for you?

This MSc is designed for recent graduates with limited or no work experience – or career changers – who hold a Bachelor’s degree. Preferably, your Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent qualification) would be in business, finance or hospitality.

What will you study on this Master’s degree in Finance, Real Estate and Hotel Development?

Semester 1

Online Boot Camp

International Hotel Development and Asset Management
∙ Hospitality Business Trends and Strategies
∙ Hospitality Financial Analysis and Performance
∙ Global Hotel and Resort Development
∙ Hotel Asset Management
∙ Negotiating Hotel Management Contracts
∙ Revenue Management – online
∙ Hotel Valuations (HVS) – online

Real Estate Investment
∙ Global Real Estate Markets
∙ Real Estate Finance Principles
∙ Real Estate Valuation Methods

HVS Hotel Valuation Certificate

STR Certificate I & II

Field Trip to Dubai

Semester 2

Real Estate Investment
∙ Real Estate Mergers and Acquisitions
∙ Institutional Investments in Real Estate
∙ Sustainable Real Estate

Argus Software Development Certificate

Investment Strategies and Financing
∙ Capital Markets
∙ Portfolio Management
∙ Advanced Financing and Fixed Income
∙ Private Equity
∙ Advanced Financial Modelling
∙ Seminar: Investor Landscape

Bloomberg Markets and Concepts Certificate

Field Trip to Amsterdam

Semester 3

  • 6-month internship
  • Capstone Project

An in-demand set of skills

“Integrate the latest concepts and techniques of real estate with business trends in international hotel development and asset management, as well as investment and finance methods and valuations. You will gain a highly marketable and in-demand set of skills in understanding global real estate and finance markets and hospitality development. You will learn about other real estate asset classes including mixed-use and offices, and develop a theoretical and practical understanding to effectively negotiate hotel management agreements.”

Jonathan Humphries
Senior Lecturer and Head of International Hotel Development and Finance Industry Expert

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