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Master of Real Estate

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Accredited by RICS, UK TOP 100 - GLOBAL RANKING 2015/2016 RANKED No. 51 IN REAL ESTATE MANAGEMENT, WORLDWIDE • The Master of Real Estate equips students with a broad background in real estate investment, appraisal and development. The core modules cover a wide variety of topics including; real estate finance, valuation, development, market analysis and economics;

Contact Person:
PROGRAMME COORDINATOR
coordinator_mre@um.edu.my

  • 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.
 
PEO01 To produce skilled, knowledgeable and professional graduates in real estate as required by the industry
PEO02 To produce real estate graduates who are critical, creative and innovative, capable of leading and competitive

PEO03
 

 To produce real estate graduates who are susceptible to technological, professional and ethical developments and who are responsible
to the community and the environment

Graduate will be able to :
P01 Enhance the knowledge of property development to meet academic and industry needs locally and internationally
P02 Apply knowledge and skills in coordinating and managing various types of property effectively
P03 Undertake social responsibility in providing real estate consulting and valuation services
P04 Demonstrate professionalism in implementing property management services to meet the needs of industry and communities
P05 Communicate and work effectively in industry and communities to make investment decisions and property development
P06 Develop analytical capabilities and problem solving skills
P07 Possess relevant information and knowledge in property consulting and valuation services

  • Real estate development
  • Real estate research and consultancy
  • Real estate marketing
  • Real Estate Investment/ REITs
  • Banking Sector
  • Property Management
  • Other corporate organisations

PROGRAMME DURATION
Minimum          : 1 year (2 Semesters + 1 Special Semester)
Maximum         : 4 years (8 Semesters)

PROGRAMME STRUCTURE (45 CREDITS)

  • Core Courses (39 credits)
    • Research Methodology in Real Estate
    • Research Project
    • Development Economics and Planning
    • Property Law and Institutional Framework
    • Property Finance and Investment Analysis
    • Real Estate Development Process
    • Property Market Research and Marketing
    • Valuation and Investment Appraisal 
       
  • Any two (2) Elective Courses (6 credits)
    • Corporate Real Estate
    • Real Estate Project Management
    • Sustainable Real Estate Development

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS FOR INTERNATIONAL APPLICANTS A minimum score: International English Language Testing System (IELTS) (Academic): Band 5.5; or Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL): 550 (PBT), 213 (CBT) or 80 (IBT).

  • Non-University of Malaya Graduates

  • Bachelor of Built Environment, Engineering & Technology, Economic & Business, Management or equivalent in a related field from a recognized university with a CGPA of at least 3.00 or equivalent; OR
     
  • Bachelor’s degree with a CGPA of 2.70 to 2.99.
    Can be considered if it meets one (1) of the following criteria:
    • Have at least one (1) year of work experience in related field; OR
    • Produce publications in related fields; OR
    • scholarship recipient; OR
    • A Malaysian Government agency personnel; OR
    • Passed an interview; OR
    • Pass Special Assessment.
       
  • Bachelor's Degree with a CGPA of 2.50 to 2.69.
    Can be considered if it meets  two (2) of the following criteria:
    • Have at least one (1) year of work experience in related field; OR
    • Produce publications in related fields; OR
    • scholarship recipient; OR
    • A Malaysian Government agency personnel; OR
    • Passed an interview; OR
    • Pass Special Assessment.
       
  • Bachelor's Degree with a CGPA of 2.00 to 2.49
    Can be considered if it candidates passed an interview by the Faculty and meets  one (1) of  the following criteria :
    • Have at least one (5) five year of work experience in related field; OR
    • Produce one (1) publication in related fields; OR
    • Pass Special Assessment
  • University of Malaya Graduates (UM Alumni)

  • Bachelor of Built Environment, Engineering & Technology, Economic & Business, Management or equivalent in a related field from a recognized university with a CGPA of at least 3.00 or equivalent; OR
     
  • Bachelor’s degree with a CGPA of 2.70 to 2.99; OR
     
  • Bachelor’s degree with a CGPA of 2.50 to 2.69
    Can be considered if it meets one (1) of the following criteria:
    • Have at least one (1) year of work experience in related field; OR
    • Produce publications in related fields; OR
    • Scholarship recipient; OR
    • A Malaysian Government agency personnel; OR
    • Passed an interview; OR
    • Pass Special Assessment.
       
  • Bachelor's Degree with a CGPA of 2.00 to 2.49.
    Can be considered if it meets  one (1) of the following criteria:
    • Have at least five (5) years of work experience in related field; OR
    • Produce one (1) publication in related fields; OR
    • Scholarship recipient; OR 
    • A Malaysian Government agency personnel; OR
    • Passed an interview; OR
    • Pass Special Assessment


LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS

ENGLISH LANGUAGE

  • A band 5.5 in the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) (Academic);  or
  • A score of 550 paper based total, a score of 213 for computer-based total or a  score of 80 for internet-based total for Test of English as a Foreign Language  (TOEFL).; or
  • Band 4 and above in the Malaysian University English Test (MUET); or
  • A score of 42 and above in the Pearson Test of Academic English (PTE Academic); or
  • A Grade C and above in English for General Certificate of Education (A Level), University of Cambridge; or
  • A Grade C and above in the Cambridge Assessment English: First (FCE); or
  • A Grade C and above in the Cambridge Assessment English: Advanced (CAE); or
  • A Grade C and above in the Cambridge Assessment English: Proficiency (CPE).
  • BAHASA MALAYSIA REQUIREMENT

  • For Malaysian citizen, candidate shall be required to possess at least a Pass in Bahasa Melayu or Bahasa Malaysia at the level of Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) or a Level III in Sijil Kecekapan Bahasa Malaysia or a Level III in the Sijil Intensif Bahasa Malaysia of the University or an equivalent level before being conferred the Degree.
  • International candidate shall be required to attend at a satisfactory level a Bahasa Malaysia course that is conducted by the University before being conferred the Degree. However candidate can be exempted from taking the Bahasa Malaysia course if they possesses at least a Pass in Bahasa Melayu or Bahasa Malaysia at the level of Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia or Level III in Sijil Kecekapan Bahasa Malaysia or Level II in the Sijil Intensif Bahasa Malaysia of the University or a Bahasa Malaysia course recognised by the University.

Semester 1 of the academic year commences in September.
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Last Updated: 31/12/2020