Courses master Real Estate Studies
The Department of Economic Geography at the University of Groningen is one of the leading centres in Continental Europe in real estate. It offers a Master in Real Estate Studies that integrates financial engineering, location theory and planning. You will be trained in integrating financial and economic-geographic skills with knowledge of local institutions. This programme is RICS accredited.
What will you learn?
The programme of the master Real Estate Studies consists of the following courses in 2016/2017. Click on the course title to go to the full course description, information about lecturers, literature and time period.
Finance for Real Estate (5EC)
Value and value creation are central concepts of Corporate Finance. The value of an asset depends on the size, the timing and the risk of the expected cash flows generated by an asset. In this course you will learn how to determine the value of any asset. You will apply these techniques to value financial securities and investment opportunities of companies.
Lecturer: dr.ing. Nanne Brunia
The course Real Estate and Land Supply is designed first to develop students scientific analytical thinking about the sustainable value of real estate and land developments, and second to improve their skills in measuring and analyzing these value changes. Both aims are strongly connected, although from an educational perspective they take somewhat different angles.
This course intends to analyze the real estate markets in a global and institutional comparative approach. The course deals with institutions and differences in institutions and the functioning of markets across housing and commercial real estate markets.
Lecturer: dr. Xiaolong Liu
Real Estate Investment (5EC)
The real estate markets have become global, making the real estate profession an international enterprise. At the same time global, commercial brokers report huge differences among local real estate markets. This course intends to analyze the real estate markets in a global and institutional comparative approach. The course deals with institutions and differences in institutions and the functioning of markets across housing and commercial real estate markets.
Lecturer: dr. Xiaolong Liu
Real Estate Research (5EC)
This course focuses on data analysis & quantitative methods that are used in real estate – broadly defined. The aim is to apply quantitative methods to real estate concepts and associated problems.
Real Estate Development (5EC)
Planning and evaluation are key concepts in Real estate Development (RED). This course covers concepts & principles in real estate discussing its actors, development process and real estate submarkets. During the course you must write a RED investment proposal incorporating different applications from RED planning & economics.
Lecturer: prof. Arno van der Vlist
Electives (10 EC)
For an overview of possible courses, please visit our course catalogue Ocasys.
The master thesis is based on research done by yourself, whether or not with a company or another institution. Ultimately, the thesis has to result in a sound synthesis, in which you reflect on the used methods and the results of the research.
Master Real Estate Studies:
dr. Mark van Duijn
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