Executive Diploma In Real Estate (EDRE)

Approval Code R/345/4/0671; 10/2024
Accreditation Code MQA/FA4437
Classification Diploma
Subject Area Management and Administration
Course Mode Full-time with evening classes
Course Duration 2 years and 5 months
Course Location Kuala Lumpur
Intakes January, May and September

The Executive Diploma in Real Estate (EDRE) is an exclusive programme like no other offering a one-stop learning and networking platform that blends the best of industry and academia. The course provides a golden opportunity for a Career and Business Mentorship Programme with an award-winning real estate consultancy group en-route to obtaining your diploma. The diploma is provided by UCSI University – #1 Private University in Malaysia and top 2% of all global universities in the QS World University Ranking 2019.

300+ real estate practitioners have enrolled in the programme since 2015 and more than 100+ graduates have obtained their PEA status from the Board of Valuers, Appraisers, Estate Agents and Property Managers (BOVAEP).


The assessments consist of a combination of examinations, projects and assignments. Students will acquire up-to-date knowledge and technical skills that are relevant in the real estate business.

Academic Requirements
Pass SPM with minimum 3 credits(C)
Industry Experience
A minimum of 3 years working experience related to the real estate industry
Must be 21 years and above

Note / Legend:

Discretion is given to the Head of Department to deal with applicants who have results borderline to the Academic Requirements.

SPM Credit – 'A+' to 'C'
O-Level – 'A' to 'C'
UEC Credit – 'A1' to 'B6'
STPM principal – 'A' to 'C'
'A' Levels principal – 'A' to 'E'

English Language Requirements

  • IELTS minimum Band 5.0
  • TOEFL  (Internet-based) minimum 42
  • Cambridge English Qualification and Test minimum score of 154
  • Pearson Test of English minimum score 47
  • MUET minimum Band 3 
  • Applicants who have studied at least one year in a programme at an Institution of Higher Learning with minimum overall CGPA of 2.00 / average percentage of 50% where English is the medium of instruction. Applicants must produce a verification letter from the Institute of Higher Learning confirming the medium used in the delivery of the programme was in English can be exempted from the English language requirements stated above.

Obtaining your Executive Diploma in Real Estate is your first step to becoming a Probationary Estate Agent (PEA). Upon fulfilling further requirements and examinations you will qualify as a full-fledged Registered Estate Agent (REA).

As a Registered Estate Agent (REA), your career opportunities include:

  1. Setting-up your own real estate firm. The firm can be either operated as a sole proprietorship, partnership, or body corporate (Sdn Bhd).
  2. Employment as a Managing Director/ Executive Director/ Director/ Resident Manager in a registered real estate firm.
  3. Employing up to a total of 30 real estate negotiators to assist the real estate agent in providing real estate services.
  4. Providing real estate services in assisting property owners in selling, renting and leasing out their properties and also in assisting buyers, tenants and lessees in securing their properties.
  1. Property Taxation
  2. Land Economics
  3. Principles of Property Investment and Valuation
  4. Law Relating to Property
  5. Real Estate Agency Practice
  6. Building Technology and Maintenance
  7. Principles of Economics
  8. Principles of Accounting
  9. Professional Practice
  10. Principles and Practice of Marketing
  11. Entrepreneurial Studies
  12. Malaysian Studies (MPU- U1)
  13. Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Workshops (MPU- U2)
  14. Introduction to Malaysian Law (MPU- U3)
  15. Project Paper (MPU- U4)
  16. Real Estate Community (MPU – U4)
  17. Business Communication
  18. Fundamental of Management
  19. Business Ethics
  20. Business Essentials
  21. Oral Communication Skills
  22. Introduction to Office Tools
  23. Internet Marketing
  24. Building Technology 2
  25. Managing People for Real Estate



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 The Board of Valuers, Appraisers and Estate Agents Malaysia
The Board of Valuers, Appraisers and Estate Agents Malaysia
Full exemption from BOVAEA’S written exam Parts 1 & 2