The MSc in Real Estate Economics and Investment Analysis (REEIA) is designed to equip students with an understanding of the economics of the real estate market and give them the skills to use data to make informed investment decisions.

About this degree

  • A unique new master’s programme, combining theoretical insights with practical applications
  • Teaching is pioneering a focus on theory and data-driven decision making
  • The programme teaches collecting, processing and interpreting data in the property market
  • Classes are based on real life problems being addressed using the latest academic thinking

Study Details:

MSc Full time: 1 year Part time: 2 years

Module Details:

Compulsory modules

Students need to take all six compulsory modules.

  • Real Estate and Urban Economics
  • Financial Economics of Real Estate
  • Real Estate Data Analysis
  • Analytical Property Valuation
  • Property Investment Analysis

Optional modules

Up to 30 credits of options drawn from the following:

  • BCPM0003 Construction Booms and Slumps
  • BCPM0004 Construction Clients and the Market for Contracts
  • BCPM0005 Economics of Appraisal of Construction Projects
  • BCPM0006 The Economics of Speculative Construction Development
  • BCPM0007 Managing Professional Practice in Construction
  • BCPM0008 Construction Industry Development
  • BCPM0015 School of Construction and Project Management Dissertation
  • BCPM0025 Relationships and Marketing
  • BCPM0026 Economics and Finance
  • BCPM0028 Supply Chain Management
  • BCPM0031 Exploring Project Requirements
  • BCPM0033 The Project Operational Legacy
  • BCPM0037 Managing the Enterprise-Project Relationship
  • BCPM0039 Procurement of Construction, Engineering and Professional Services
  • BCPM0040 Organisations and People in Projects
  • BCPM0041 Managing Construction
  • BCPM0043 Enterprise Management: Relationships between Firms
  • BCPM0044 Capturing and Delivering Value
  • BCPM0045 The Construction Firm
  • BCPM0046 Environmental Sustainability in the Construction Sector

Optional modules are subject to space availability.


All students undertake an independent research project which culminates in a dissertation of 10,000–15,000 words (60 credits).

Please note that the list of modules given here is indicative. This information is published a long time in advance of enrolment and module content and availability is subject to change.

For further and the most up-to-date information about the programme structure please visit the UCL Prospectus website.

Programme Funding

UCL offers a range of financial awards aimed at assisting both prospective and current students with their studies.

Student Destinations

The course is purposefully open-ended in the sense that it offers skills applicable in multiple industries and sectors. While many students may target jobs in the financial industry, actual job destinations may vary. One unifying theme is that careers will be relying on analytical and technical skills as well as an understanding of the recent developments in real estate research.


Through events aimed at industry and alumni organised by the Bartlett School of Construction and Project Management, you will have the opportunity to meet like-minded professionals in the field. Each year the School also hosts a series of careers events for students – including CV and interview skills sessions, a dedicated Careers Fair, site visits and an alumni panel event. UCL Careers also offers a regular programme of careers fairs and practical sessions on careers advice.


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Entry Requirements

UK Bachelor’s degree in a numerate subject (e.g. Economics, Engineering, Natural Sciences, Computer Science) awarded with at least an Upper Second-class Honours (2:1), or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard. If the Bachelor’s degree is in a non-numerate discipline, the candidate may be accepted if they have professional experience in a numerate field.

If your education has not been conducted in the English language, you will be expected to demonstrate evidence of an adequate level of English proficiency.

The English language level for this programme is: Standard

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