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The Mechanics of Real Estate Finance

20-week course

14 October 2020

Distance Learning

Course Structure

The course takes place over 20 weeks and comprises 10 core units. The units will be released every two weeks from the start of the course. Download the units or study completely online.

Preview unit one of the Real Estate distance learning course

Assessment and Post Graduate Certification

At the end of each unit there is an assessment that will allow you to benchmark your growth in knowledge and understanding. For those wishing to receive a Post Graduate Certificate from Middlesex University, an additional marked assignment of 5000 words will also need to be submitted. The assignment will be based on an on-going case study that runs throughout the duration of the course.

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Watch this video of Julian Roche, Real Estate expert, introducing the course

In 1995, Julian Roche was appointed a senior consultant to a venture capital company, Hudson Venture Partners, where he advised on corporate structure, flotations, trade sales and business valuations. Since then he has been working worldwide as a consultant, advising global banks and government agencies on aspects of investment, valuation and restructuring, and has consulted to UNCTAD for many years on risk management issues, presenting at several Burgenstock Conferences. He has also published a number of books, including one on real estate derivatives and several on commodities.


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You have a unique opportunity to choose a validated option for this course and receive a Post Graduate Certificate on completion. This programme is quality assured by Middlesex University and you will receive a Middlesex award on successful completion. However, if the validated option isn’t important to you there is still the opportunity to take the standard course.

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Start Dates: October 2020
Duration: 20 weeks, delivered by Distance Learning
Course Faculty: Julian Roche
Certification: Post Graduate Certification (optional)

Validated by Middlesex University

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Who, in finance, doesn't need to know about the most important asset class in the world?!

The course has been developed by practitioners for practitioners, and is taught by one of the world’s most sought after real estate consultants. It fills a significantgap in the marketplace for a clear guide to the world of real estate finance that isn’tsolely aimed at “theorists” and is the only academically accredited distance learningreal estate finance course delivered exclusively online via distance learning.

Delivered by distance learning, this programme allows you to receive professional training without disrupting your work

Access all course materials and receive expert tutorial support whilst peer networking, using our online learning management system.

There will be an online test at the end of each unit to track your understanding and learning.

Remember, there is also an opportunity to study for a Post Graduate Certification, a chance for you to obtain an academic qualification.

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Distance learning, e-learning and blended delivery

We can tailor this course and its delivery to match your requirements. Whether it is a complete distance learning course or blended learning, we will ensure that our dedicated team and professional trainers will produce and deliver the perfect training programme.

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National Real Estate Investor has long been recognized as the leading authority on major trends in the commercial real estate markets. We provide more than 70,000 top-level executives with in-depth insights and analyses of important developments across all sectors of the commercial real estate industry. Our magazine and comprehensive digital platforms deliver this information to a highly-engaged audience of commercial real estate professionals when, where and how they wish to receive it.

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Don't delay your application. Our online application form securely accepts payment by credit card in either £, $, €, or we will invoice you or your employer for payment by bank transfer.

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