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Real Estate Finance (MSc Finance)

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Do you have ambitions in real estate? The Real Estate Finance track provides you with an in-depth understanding of real estate in the context of international finance. This is one of the tracks you can opt for in our Master's in Finance.

Why choose the Real Estate Finance track?

  1. This is one of the tracks of our MSc Finance, but it consists almost completely of compulsory courses only. This provides you with a solid grounding in all aspects of the discipline. 
  2. You will be lectured by professors and experts working in a wide range of financial organisations and fields. Therefore, you have access to up-to-date cases and learnings from the field of real estate finance.
  3. This track will prepare you for a career in real estate valuation or development of real estate properties, as well as investment funds that focus on real estate assets. After graduation, you have an excellent job prospect as e.g. asset manager, securitisation specialist or international property broker.
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Understand the role of real estate assets

In our Real Estate Finance track, you will learn how to understand the role of real estate assets for individual and institutional investors. At the core of the track are the financial and economic aspects of commercial real estate. You will be fully prepared you for a rewarding career focusing on organisational and financing issues of real estate markets, combining a quantitative and analytical approach.

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Career prospects

Graduates of the Real Estate Finance track of our Master's in Finance have excellent job prospects for positions as asset manager, securitisation specialist or international property broker. You may also choose a career in stock analysis, acquisitions or credit management, or become an appraiser, consultant or project manager at Dutch or international companies, such as:

  • CBRE
  • Cushman & Wakefield
  • ING
  • ABN Amro
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Is the Master’s in Finance for you?

It will be no surprise that a successful career in finance depends on more than just good grades. If you have a natural interest in finance, are analytically strong and have interpersonal and problem-solving skills, you will definitely get the most out of the MSc in Finance. An interest and talent for data science can also be a big plus, since like in almost every industry, the power of data management becomes increasingly important. 

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'The lecturers are very good and try to engage with the student in every way'

Vera Scholten: 'The information I am currently absorbing is all very interesting and what I expected to learn and more! The courses all seem to fit together quite well.'

Explore all MSc Finance tracks

Real Estate Finance is one of the tracks you can opt for in our Master's in Finance. Take a look at the other tracks.

Facts & Figures
Degree programme MSc Finance
Type Regular study programme
Mode Full-time
Credits 60 ECTS, 12 months
Language of instruction English
Starts in September
CROHO code 60046
Location Roeterseiland campus