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Real Estate Investment

property management cpd
  • Level(s) of study: Short course
  • Study mode(s): Short course
  • Location: City Campus
  • Starting: 3 February 2021
  • Course duration: Wednesday mornings term-time only (typically 9 am - 12 noon) for twelve weeks, plus coursework

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


Throughout the course, real estate will be considered in the wider context of other investment assets and the operation of financial markets.

You'll examine the characteristic of both commercial and residential real estate investment and evaluate the development of investment theories.

By the end of this course, you’ll 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 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:

  • 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.

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?

+44 (0)115 941 8418