Royal Agricultural University

Royal Agricultural University

Rural Estate Management

If you are looking to fast-track your way to a career as a Chartered Surveyor, look no further. This course, developed in partnership with the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), is highly regarded by the industry where our graduates go on to secure roles with national, regional and international firms, as well as in private and public property. As well as acting as a springboard to your qualification as a Chartered Surveyor, this course can also prepare you to become a Fellow of the Central Association of Agricultural Valuers. Covering rural property law, policy, taxation, financial planning, implementation and environmental challenges, you will be trained in all aspects of land, property and business management.

Entry requirements

MSc: The standard entry requirement is a minimum of a BSc (Honours) degree at a 2.1 classification or equivalent. Students with lower academic achievements with relevant experience (such as farming, property or countryside management) may be considered following interview with the programme manager. Applicants whose first language is not English should acquire a 6.5 average with no element below 5.5 in IELTS.

Course modules

4002 Agriculture 4007 Dissertation 4015 Farm Business and Enterprise Management 4016 Rural Planning and Buildings 4019 Rural Property Law 4029 Environmental and Woodland Management 4031 Rural Policy and Implementation 4033 Rural Valuation 4043 Rural Asset Management

Assessment methods

A variety of methods are used to assess your performance, but assessed coursework features strongly throughout the course, often based on case studies.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time October 2019 7,500 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 1 Years
MSc Full-time October 2019 11,550 per Year 1 (International) 1 Years
MSc Part-time October 2019 - 2 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Royal Agricultural University GL7 6JS South West

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