List of master programmes

Master of Real Estate

The programme aims to create reflective practitioners in the Real Estate Industry, with enhanced knowledge and skills. This cutting edge programme, designed with inputs from the property industry, will significantly strengthen and develop existing real estate professionals’ expertise besides meeting the needs of new entrants or existing professionals in the property profession. The program is Master of Real Estate is accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), UK.

Courses are divided into two categories: core and elective courses. In addition, students are required to undertake a research project in an area of their interest. The design of the courses and components allows students to maximise their learning and develop the skills that are essential for their career development. Students are required to take a total of 46 credits.

Contact Person:
Dr Sr Ainoriza Mohd Aini 
Programme Coordinator
Tel: +603 79675216


•  To give opportunity and equip candidates with a better ability in real estate decision making.
•  To provide candidates with a broad career prospect in the real estate business, government development projects, research and academics.
•  To enhance skills and knowledge of current managers in the real estate field so as to be more focused and competitive in leading the real estate filed.
•  To provide opportunity for other relevant professions to improve themselves in the field of real estate by upgrading academic qualification, skills and practice.
•  To produce experts in the field of real estate who are sensitive towards a balanced built environment development.
Career Opportunity
• Real estate development
• Real estate research and consultancy
• Real estate marketing
• Real Estate Investment/ REITs
• Banking Sector
• Property Management
• Other corporate organisations
Course Structure

The minimum duration of the programme is two (2) semesters + one (1) special semester or one (1) year and the maximum duration is eight (8) semesters or four (4) years.

The modules are assessed by examination and/or assignments and project work. Lectures are usually conducted during evening hours and weekend to cater students who are working full-time.

Core Modules

• Development Economics & Planning 
• Property Law & Institutional Framework
• Property Finance & Investment Analysis
• Property Development Process
• Property Market Research & Marketing 
• Valuation & Investment Appraisal
• Research Methodology
• Research Project

• Corporate Real Estate
• Real Estate Project Management
• Sustainable real estate
Language Requirement
International applicants are required to have:
• International candidates must have a minimum of IELTS band 6.0 or TOEFL 550 if their first degree obtained from a university where English is not the medium of English or pass the course set by the University.
• International Candidates are also required to attend and complete satisfactorily the Bahasa Malaysia course by the University before graduation.
Entry Requirement

Applicants are required to have :

• Bachelor of Real Estate Management or equivalent related degree with a CGPA of 3.00 and above; Or
• Bachelor of Real Estate Management or equivalent related degree with a CGPA of less than 3.00, at least two (2) years of working experience; Or
• Professional qualification from a recognized professional body; Or
• Other qualifications approved by the Senate from time to time. Or
• Have any other qualifications recognized by the Malaysian Government and approved by the University of Malaya Senate.

Intake Schedule

Online application is now open for September 2017 intake  http://pgadmission.um.edu.my/  


Local Students
International Students

Flexi Payment is also available. Contact us for more info.

Last Update: January 10, 2018