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Real Estate Funding and Finance

property management cpd
  • Level(s) of study: Short course
  • Study mode(s): Short course
  • Location: City Campus
  • Starting: 3 February 2021
  • Course duration: Wednesday afternoons term-time only (typically 2 - 5 pm) for twelve weeks, plus coursework

This course provides you with an in-depth, critical understanding of the financial aspects of international real estate including methods of financing, products in real estate finance, trading mechanisms, analysis of securities and securitisation.

Additionally, you’ll examine the use of econometric/statistical tools in real estate finance.


The topics you will consider on this course have interrelationships with the subjects of economics, valuation and investment.

By the end of this course, you’ll be able to:

  • explain and evaluate the different methods of financing real estate investment and development
  • explain the important of financing, and evaluate the implications of different financing methods and mechanisms
  • explain the nature of the financial markets
  • explain the relationships between different economic sectors, and how real estate finance interacts with other parts of the financial system and wider national and international macro-economies
  • explain, select and apply statistical and econometric techniques of analysis to real estate financial issues, and interpret and draw conclusions from the results.

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

Passing the assessed element (an exam or coursework) can also contribute credit towards a postgraduate award. All candidates seeking credit will be assessed on a case-by-case basis. If you wish to receive credit you must mention this at the time of application, or with your tutor at the earliest opportunity.

Any questions?

Contact the short course team:

Email: cpdbe@ntu.ac.uk

Telephone: +44 (0)115 848 2813

What you'll study

This course will include:

  • real estate investment analysis and financial leverage
  • real options theory applied to real estate
  • real estate investment performance and portfolio considerations
  • fixed and flexible rate mortgage loans and mortgage payment issues
  • debt securitisation
  • tax transparent real estate investment vehicles
  • financial markets, trading mechanisms, margins and markets
  • security analysis
  • econometrics for real estate investment and finance.

How you’re taught

Teaching and learning will take place using a flexible programme of lectures, workshops, seminars and tutorials.

Entry requirements

Level: Professional/postgraduate

Entry Requirements: You should have a minimum of three years’ professional experience.

If you wish to receive credit, you should also have a 2:2 honours degree in a subject unrelated or partially related to real estate or construction.

Applicants with non-standard entry qualifications and/or relevant experience will be considered on an individual basis.

Level: Professional/postgraduate

Entry Requirements: You should have a minimum of three years’ professional experience.

If you wish to receive credit, you should also have a 2:2 honours degree in a subject unrelated or partially related to real estate or construction.

Applicants with non-standard entry qualifications and/or relevant experience will be considered on an individual basis.

How to apply

Please read the guidance notes and complete the application form.

You should then your form to be considered by the academic team: cpdbe@ntu.ac.uk

Please read our notes on the University's commitment to delivering the educational services advertised.

Please read the guidance notes and complete the application form.

You should then your form to be considered by the academic team: cpdbe@ntu.ac.uk

Please read our notes on the University's commitment to delivering the educational services advertised.

Fees and funding

The fee for this course is £925

Payment is due before the course starts.

The fee for this course is £925.

Payment is due before the course starts.

Still need help?

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