The Bartlett Real Estate Institute, London, has contributed to the development of KSE’s new Masters in Urban Development curriculum

20 September 2022

Building on the cooperation with the Bartlett Institute, KSE is implementing world’s best educational practices, in Ukraine. Industry-oriented courses, invited speakers and lecturers as well as practice-relevant projects with well-established international organizations is an opportunity to provide Ukrainians with a modern, high-quality educational experience.

The Bartlett Real Estate Institute been rethinking real estate education and research, within the framework of Bartlett School of Sustainable Construction, part of University College of London (UCL). UCL consistently ranks among the top 10 in QS World University Rankings.

Managing director of the Bartlett Real Estate Institute is Dr. Nikodem Szumilo, and the Chair of the Institute is Yolande Barnes, former Head of Global Research at Savills.

In cooperation with the Bartlett Real Estate Institute, KSE has designed a Master’s curriculum, with 9 major subjects and 11 disciplines of the student’s choice. Along with the majors, each student will be able to choose 4 out of 11 optional disciplines.

Major disciplines are these:

• Urban planning

• Real estate development

• Transport and land use

• Construction technology

• Finance and real estate valuation

• Principles of urban economy

• Legal aspects of development: from permits to contracts

• Real estate market data science

• Project: integrative development of communities

Optional disciplines are these:

• Construction project management

• Estimation of construction costs

• Advanced Data Science: web scraping and analysis

• Management of real estate assets

• Commercial leasing

• Affordable housing

• Project funding

• Real estate accounting and taxation

• Entrepreneurship in Real Estate

• Digital real estate

• Project: analytics and decision-making in real estate

The academic director of the Master’s program is Mihnea Constantinescu, professor at New York University and Zurich University. Currently, he is the Head of Research Department at NBU.

Kind reminder: the additional admission to the Master’s program in Urban Development at the Kyiv School of Economics will last from October 2nd to 7th, 2022. The course is designed to last for 16 months, taught in English. Master’s graduates will gain the necessary knowledge and practices needed to implement urban planning projects.