Real Estate, Housing and Social Policy

Our Real Estate courses are delivered by the The Urban Institute (TUI) which brings together a number of related disciplines including urban planning, real estate and urban design.

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The Urban Institute

Courses are delivered by The Urban Institute at Heriot-Watt University. As a postgraduate student you will be part of the Institute’s Graduate School, connecting you with staff, research associates and fellow students engaged in cutting-edge research in areas such as affordability, housing markets and private renting; commercial property markets; urban economics; diversity and minority ethnic communities; homelessness and social exclusion; housing policy, management and governance and more.

Professionally accredited

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Access industry expertise

All courses benefit from the expertise of research-active and industry-minded staff. A number of honorary professors from industry also provide guest lectures and advise on student research projects. These include Douglas Smith, Chair of CBRE Scotland, David Hunter of Hunter Advisers and Edward Trevillion of Scottish Widows Investment Partnership.


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