ZURICH, SWITZERLAND, Feb. 28, 2013 /CNW/ - Academic Board of Homburg
Academy has today approved two new Bachelor programs: the BSc in Real
Estate Development, and the BSc in Real Estate Finance and Investment,
to begin in September 2013.
The first of their kind to be offered entirely online, these
interdisciplinary real estate programs are taught by specialists in
diverse faculties and professional backgrounds, and feature integrative
case studies, workshops, and capstone projects.
"These programs enable students to integrate courses as diverse as
architecture and design, construction and project management, business,
finance, law, and marketing, with a range of interesting
electives,"said Academic Board Chair Dr. Tom Geurts. "The curriculum
ensures that students integrate the courses in a real interdisciplinary
experience, which mirrors the reality that real estate developers and
investors face every day."
The curriculum has been under development for over two years, with the
participation of faculty and industry advisors. Courses will be taught
by 70 top real estate instructors in 13 countries using on-demand video
lectures, interactive social media learning, and weekly real-time video
"Learning is a social activity and these programs will use online
technology in a supportive framework," said Dr. Geurts.
"We are excited to offer these programs to students", said Dr. Jarrod
Wiener, President of Homburg Academy. "Academic Board's decision today
enables students to attend world-class programs in real estate
development, finance, and investment, through an innovative online
learning experience, that is international in the truest sense of the
The program fee has been set at $24,000 Cdn for the entire 4 year
program comprising 40 courses. Over 20 full and partial scholarships
will be available to students on a competitive basis.
Academic Board includes: Dr. Gordon Brown FRICS, Mr. Don Caplan CMC, Dr.
Ron Collins PhD, Dr. Juan Diaz PhD, Dr. Tom Geurts PhD, Dr. Pat
Hendershott PhD, Ms. Patricia Lynn CCIM , Ms. Catherine Powell JD, Mr.
Roger Staiger FRICS.
Further information is available at: http://homburgacademy.org/programs/undergraduate
SOURCE: Homburg Academy
For further information:
Mr Craig Dodge