Diploma of Higher Education Surveying Practice (Diploma of Higher Education)

University College of Estate Management the United Kingdom

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The award
Diploma of Higher Education

How long you will study
2 years

Domestic course fees
GBP 7200

How you will study
distance, online

Course starts
March, September

International course fees
GBP 7200

All study options

About Diploma of Higher Education Surveying Practice at University College of Estate Management

he Diploma of Higher Education Surveying Practice is an award that you will receive if you decide to exit from the Foundation Degree Surveying Practice with 240 credits. The Diploma of HE is our HND comparable qualification.

Our new Foundation Degree Surveying Practice is the first online foundation degree in surveying in the UK. It is designed to give you a thorough grounding in the principles and practice of surveying. It offers a direct route to our bachelor's degree programmes and application for membership of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.

The Dip HE is recognised by RICS for AssocRICS Membership

The surveying profession offers a wide range of career opportunities within real estate management, valuation, investment, quantity surveying, building surveying, and property/ land development.

Why study this course?

The Diploma requires two years of study. It is very competitively priced at £600 per module and allows students to combine work with study. You will need to complete the Foundation Degree if you wish to proceed onto an RICS accredited bachelor's degree. The credits from your existing Foundation Degree count towards our RICS accredited bachelor's degree. This means that you can acheive the entire qualification for less than £17k - offering an accessible education and great value for money.

It will provide you with a firm foundation for a rewarding career in the property and construction industries. It will appeal to those of you with limited academic qualifications who want an internationally recognised surveying degree.

Please note that you can choose to study just one module per semester if you are concerned about the time commitment. Students who have been away from school/college for a long while may prefer to study a 'taster module' in the first instance.

This is the only UK accredited online Diploma of Higher Education Surveying Pratice that you can study wherever in the world you are based. Our flexible learning opportunities mean you don't need to travel to college or university and you can study at work or at home, at weekends and in the evening as best suits your lifestyle.


Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardDiploma of Higher EducationHow you will studyDistance, OnlineHow long you will study2 years
    Course startsMarch, SeptemberDomestic course feesGBP 7200International course feesGBP 7200

Notes about fees for this course

Stage 1 (1 year) - 6 modules @ £600 = £3,600
Stage 2 (1 year) - 6 modules @ £600 = £3,600

Total course fee £7,200

* Our fees are reviewed annually, but any increases are subject to our price cap promise. See Fees and Supplements for further details.

Entry requirements

You will normally be at least 18 years of age and have GCSE English & Mathematics at Grade C or better (or equivalent). Consideration will be given for relevant experience. If you don't have these GCSEs or are under the age of 18, please contact the Course Leader to discuss your application.

All CEM programmes are taught and assessed in English. You will therefore be required to demonstrate adequate proficiency in the language before being admitted to a course. For our undergraduate courses you should possess one of the following: 

  • Grade C or above in English (Language or Literature) at GCSE or its equivalent
  • Grade 6.0 or above, with at least 5.5 in the reading and writing modules, in the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) test administered by the British Council in the Social Sciences academic module
  • 79 or above in the Internet option, 213 or above in the computer-based option or 550 or above in the paper-based option, of the Teaching of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) test
  • Grade C or above in Use of English at A/S Level

Don't meet the entry requirements?

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