Real Estate Curriculum and Specialization

 

The field is interdisciplinary in nature and students are encouraged to take courses in taxation and law, as well as classes in related departments at UCLA, such as Urban Planning, Public Policy, Architecture and Civil Engineering. The specialization provides UCLA Anderson MBA students with conceptual and market frameworks, business methodologies and skill sets, and institutional, legal and regulatory knowledge pertinent to placement in this field.

 

Some of the courses we offer are:

 
  • Urban Real Estate Finance and Investments
  • Advanced Cases in Real Estate Entrepreneurship
  • UCLAW Real Estate Transactions Clinic: Affordable Housing
  • Real Estate Law and Taxation
  • Environmental Law and Policy
  • Real Estate Economics, Capital Markets, and Securitization
  • Affordable Housing Development and Finance
  • Recognizing and Resolving Legal Issues in Real Estate Businesses

How Our Center Works

Through its various activities and programs, the Center employs a multidisciplinary and global approach to addressing the most critical real estate challenges facing our society today and in the future.

 

Fellowships and Awards

 

These awards and fellowships have been established to augment the training of the most gifted and ambitious students pursuing real estate education in a variety of academic areas. Fellows will be selected for their entrepreneurial spirit, passion for real estate, academic accomplishments, leadership, and service to the real estate program at UCLA.

Peter Bren Distinguished Fellows in Entrepreneurial Real Estate

Awarded to students with entrepreneurial spirit, passion for real estate, academic accomplishment, leadership, and service

Howard and Irene Levine Distinguished Fellows Program

Awarded to ambitious students interested in low-income and/or workforce housing affordability, related policy, housing and health, sustainability and redevelopment

Tracy Family UCLA Ziman Center Fellowship

Awarded to exceptional students enrolled in the UCLA Anderson full-time MBA program focused on real estate

John S. Long Outstanding Student in Real Estate Award

Recognizes the UCLA Anderson MBA candidate in each graduating class who has demonstrated and exercised the qualities required to become an influential leader in the industry.

CREW-LA Chris Adams Fellowship

Awarded annually by the UCLA Anderson School of Management Financial Aid Office to a student in good academic standing in the full-time MBA program with academic studies focused in the Ziman Center for Real Estate.

Helen and Charles Ziman Fellowship

Awarded annually by the UCLA Anderson School of Management Financial Aid Office to support an MBA student, Ph.D. candidate or post-doctoral fellowship with a preference in the study of real estate.

 

Resources

 

Find out about the many ways to interact with Ziman and how we can help our students build a career

Anderson Real Estate Association

The Anderson Real Estate Association (AREA) is a graduate student real estate club. Membership has increased steadily in recent years as interest in real estate has grown. The club organizes a real estate career night, networking events and a speaker series.

Real Estate Law Association

The Real Estate Law Association (RELA) is the law student real estate club. Since its formation in 2010, the club has launched a speaker series and mentor program, and has an enthusiastic leadership in place to manage its growing membership.Real Estate Association (AREA) is a graduate student real estate club. Membership has increased steadily in recent years as interest in real estate has grown. The club organizes a real estate career night, networking events and a speaker series.

Bruin Real Estate Association

The Bruin Real Estate Association (BREA) offers a vast number of educational opportunities, career networking events, and character development experiences for UCLA undergraduate students with the passion to pursue a future in the field of real estate.

 

Student News

 

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