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Department of Land Economy

Environment, Law & Economics

"The residential requirement excelled this course above others as not only do you experience the incredible learning environment of Cambridge, you get to do this with a fantastic cohort of like-minded industry professionals." Theo, MSt student cohort 2017-19

The Residential Sessions

The residential sessions are held in Cambridge where students stay in one of Cambridge University's famous colleges and teaching is held in a variety of locations within the University departments and beyond.

They are intense and focus on taught sessions, practical applications, case studies and collaborative working, including presentation of project work and case studies, as well as individual supervisions.  

Students are also required to participate in field trips to do site or property visits during each residential,  and these are an important aspect of the course. Previous locations have included London, Birmingham, Leeds, Edinburgh and most recently Madrid.

These residential sessions enable students to learn from one another, exchange experiences and network with as well as learn from the academic faculty staff and external speakers, which in total provides a rich learning experience.

Support and facilitation for students is provided by a team of faculty tutors and supervisors from within the University.

"The course is designed to be highly interactive and this naturally works better in a face to face setting."

2020-22 Cohort with Urban&Civic

Timetable for the Residential Sessions

There are five sessions, totalling seven weeks, over the two academic years (which take place over three calendar years: 2022, 2023 and 2024).

  • Two 2-week and one 1-week residential sessions during year 1
  • Two 1 week residential sessions during year 2





1 (2 weeks)

Sunday 4th September
Friday 15th September 2022


2 (1 week)

Sunday 26th March
Friday 31st March 2023


3 (2 weeks)

Sunday 2nd July
Friday 14th July 2023


4 (1 week)

Sunday 3rd December
Friday 8th December 2023


5 (1 week)

Sunday 7th April
Friday 13 thApril 2024

* dates subject to final confirmation


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MSt in Real Estate Prospectus 2022

Now available to download HERE


Introduction by Course Director Nick Mansley

An Interview with MSt Graduate Elizabeth Smart