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Certificate in Property Finance and Investment

Increase your knowledge of financial markets, property financing and corporate investment so that you can make more informed decisions about property investment and management.

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Course Duration:
7 months
56 hours CPD
£1295 + VAT


People are increasingly aware of the role that global financial markets play in our lives. But how does property fit into this picture?  Where does it sit in relation to stocks and bonds, and how is it sold and resold on the financial markets?

Understanding the principals behind property finance and investment can help property professionals to make more informed decisions. This course is designed to give you the fundamental knowledge you need, from making basic financial models to learning about different sources of financing.

This course is for practicing professionals in the real estate or finance industry. The course content assumes that you have a background in property, although you will not need any specific knowledge in property finance and funding before starting this course.

Learning outcomes

  • Demystify complex topics like debt structures, investment vehicles and risk management in finance
  • Gain practical insights into creating successful investment management strategies
  • Learn and apply knowledge of financial modelling to create bespoke financial models including property analysis and cash flows

Who is this course for ?

  • You work in real estate and are progressing your career towards investment management
  • You are a real estate consultant looking to expand your knowledge and skillset and enhance the value you bring to your clients
  • You work in brokerage or finance and need a comprehensive understanding of property as a financial product


Introduction to the course

  1. Real Estate as an Investment
  2. Property Finance and Funding
  3. Accounting Principles and Procedures
  4. Corporate Finance
  5. Financial Modelling
  6. Investment Management
  7. Indirect Investment Vehicles


Upon completion of all technical modules, you will take a program examination to test knowledge. A certificate of completion will be awarded after passing the end of course assessment.

Please be aware that this is a professional training course, aimed to give you the practical knowledge need to succeed in your career. It is not an accreditation and does not lead directly to membership of RICS, or to becoming a registered surveyor. If you are interested in becoming RICS qualified, please check out this page.


  • RICS professionals Standard £1295 + VAT
  • Non-RICS professionals Standard £1520 + VAT
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£1295 + VAT