Dubai Real Estate Institute (DREI) to offer a Master's degree in real estate with a focus on the UAE property market. Degree to be run by the Bond University in Australia.
Length of DREI Master degree course is 3 semesters. Program includes Economics of Real Estate, Fundamentals of Real Estate, Real Estate Finance and Investment, Real Estate Marketing, and Property Management
Information seminar and Q&A session with Professor George Earl of Bond University held on Sunday 18 October 2009 from 1800-1930 at DREI site.
DREI Director of Training is Eng. Mahmoud El Burai, who is also the Director of Real Estate at the Dubai Real Estate Regulatory Authority (RERA).
18 September 2006
The Dubai Real Estate Institute provides educational programs including graduate, post graduate, executive programs, and short courses on real estate studies for property industry professionals, with a focus on real estate markets in the MENA region, Asia, Eastern Europe and Turkey.
The DREI was launched in January 2007 with the first executive training program given to Sama Dubai executives in June 2007.
Chairman of the DREI board is Farhan Faraidooni (Executive Chairman of Sama Dubai).
Admission enquiry contact details are telephone +971-4-4279752, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Website doesn't have fees information except for short executive courses in November 2007.
Diploma in Real Estate (applicants should have a minimum of a Bachelors Degree and be proficient in English) - a 6 month program (0900-1700 daily) covering
Introductory Economics and Quantitative Methods
Real Estate Principles
Real Estate Investment Analysis
Real Estate Management
Real Estate Valuation
Postgraduate Masters in Property Studies (still under development) covering
Urban land economics
Property portfolio management
Executive Education Programs for example in November 2007:
Real Estate as an Investment Asset (04-08 Nov 2007, $6000)
International Real Estate Investment (07-08 Nov 2007, $3000)
Successful Real Estate Development (17-22 Nov 2007, $6000)
Customized educational programs for corporate clients (contact DREI directly).
Singapore - National University of Singapore
South Africa - Cape Town University
Sweden - Kungliga Tekniska Högskolan (KTH), the Royal Institute of Technology of Sweden
UK - Department of Real Estate and Planning, University of Reading
USA - School of Planning and Development at the University of Southern California (USC)
Last update 13 October 2009
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