College of Estate Management • Reading, United Kingdom
The College of Estate Management, is now named the University College of Estate Management (UCEM) and was founded in 1919 by the “Chartered Auctioneers' and Estate Agents' Institute”. It was established to provide professionals for the Estate Management and Construction industries. The vocational education institution is based in Reading, in the county of Berkshire in England. As the leading provider of supported online learning, it offers high-level, accredited courses, specifically designed for the Built environment. Nowadays, UCEM has over 3,500 students participating in one of its courses. Those students come from all parts of the world, from more than 100 countries. The education provider has proven itself to be an excellent educator in its fields of expertise. Students benefit from the knowledge of UCEM's outstanding, industry professionals who have extensive experience. University College of Estate Management is a unique distance learning institution- it's an independent, self-funded charity that gained “Taught Degree Awarding Powers in its own right” in 2013. In 2015, it was awarded university college status, hence the name change. It is one of the eight original members of the Independent Universities Groups. Students can expect a wide range of courses: accredited programmes and degree courses such as surveying practice, building surveying, as well as construction and estate management, and many more. Courses are offered at Postgraduate, Undergraduate and Apprenticeship level.