Introduction

The faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Sri Jayewardenepura offers a Master of Science Degree in Real Estate Management and Valuation (M.Sc. in REMV) and a Postgraduate Diploma in Real Estate Management and Valuation (PG Dip in REMV) conducted by the Department of Estate Management and Valuation.

This Program is particularly designed for graduates and practitioners in the field of Real Estate Management and Valuation and graduates in other fields, who wish to enhance and improve their competence and extend their qualifications in the aforesaid field.

The Department of Estate Management and Valuation, is one of the key institutions in land-based undergraduate education and the sole institution of producing graduates in Real Estate Management and Valuation in Sri Lanka for more than three decades. Having acquired this long standing experience, the department has realized the necessity of postgraduate education in the field. Furthermore, the collaborative efforts of the state sector, private sector and the non-government sector in the national economic development should be underpinned by well qualified academics, professionals, and the business community essentially in the field of Real Estate Management and Valuation. In this context, the Department of Estate Management and Valuation attached to the Faculty of Management Studies and Commerce in the University of Sri Jayewardenepura wishes to extend its education and research opportunities through these programs.

Aims and Objectives

  1. To provide opportunities for graduates and practitioners to obtain postgraduate qualifications in Real Estate Management and Valuation.

  2. To enhance skills which are highly applicable to a range of occupational and professional competence in the field of Real Estate Management and Valuation.

  3. To promote research in the area of Real Estate Management and Valuation.

  4. To nurture the further potentials of the Department for the development of the country.

Program Duration

The duration of the M.Sc. in REMV degree program is two (02) academic years consists of six (06) equal terms.

The duration of the PG Dip in REMV program is one (01) academic year consists of three (03) equal terms.

Program Structure

The subjects offered for the course are two types as of compulsory subjects and elective subjects. Students must register for all compulsory subjects. However, elective subjects are optional for which students can register according to their interests.

The subject areas to be covered in the taught part of this program include:

  • Real Estate Development and Management
  • Real Estate Valuation
  • Real Estate Law
  • Real Estate Marketing & Finance
  • Real Estate Information System & GIS
  • Human Resource Management
  • Environmental Management
  • Property Investment Management
  • Real Estate Project Management
  • Planning Practice and Management
  • Research Methods and Dissertation

Compulsory and Elective Subjects

The subjects offered for the program are of two types as compulsory and elective. Students must register for all compulsory subjects. However, elective subjects are optional for which students can register according to their interests.

Teaching Methodology

  1. Learning through lectures and assignments.
  2. Enhancement of skills through Practical exposure to the real world by way of preparing project reports, practical assignments, GIS lab assignments, case studies, team works etc.

  3. Medium of instructions is in English.
  4. All lectures and examinations are held in weekends (and evenings of week days when necessary)