BUILT FOR accelerated careers

If you want to be ready for a career in an in-demand profession within three years, then our full-time offer is for you. With a full-time degree, you’ll be able to focus solely on your studies, while having a state-of-the-art tutor led Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) to guide you through your programme.

Full time study is not the recommended route for those in full-time employment.


  1. You want to accelerate your studies so you can be in demand in your profession even sooner
  2. You’re not in full-time employment and can dedicate 25-30 hours study a week
  3. You want to be able to focus solely on your studies
  • Commitment - 25-30 hours of study per week for 42 weeks per annum
  • Duration - 3 years, you will study three modules per six-month semester




We are the leading provider of supported online education for the built environment, and we welcome all talented school leavers to take their first steps into the built environment with us.

You’ll learn from an institution with over 100 years’ experience providing the highest quality learning opportunities, joining a vibrant international student community of over 4,000 students from more than 100 countries, and taught by tutors with extensive industry experience.

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Throughout my course I have been incredibly impressed with the constant support and guidance provided by the course administrators, and knowledgeable and empathetic tutors. My course encouraged me to be self-disciplined and even though it was challenging at times, I was determined to complete it. UCEM is recognised internationally and I am confident of a bright and promising future ahead.”

Lynette Kashorda
BSc (Hons) Estate Management


You can find out more about the full-time programmes we offer below and discover more about the career paths of each industry.

BSc (Hons) Building Surveying

About BSc (Hons) Building Surveying

Our industry-recognised BSc (Hons) Building Surveying is designed to prepare you for a successful career in building surveying. It provides a rigorous understanding of the principles and practice involved in building surveying.

View Building Surveying programme page >

BSc (Hons) Construction Management

About BSc (Hons) Construction Management

Our industry-recognised BSc (Hons) Construction Management is designed to prepare you for a successful career as a construction professional. It provides you with an overview and deeper understanding of the principles, practices and ethics involved in construction management in a worldwide context.

View Construction Management programme page >

BSc (Hons) Quantity Surveying

About BSc (Hons) Quantity Surveying

Our industry-recognised BSc (Hons) Quantity Surveying is designed to prepare you for a successful career in quantity surveying, providing you with the academic underpinning and skills necessary for practice as a quantity surveyor.

View Quantity Surveying programme page >

BSc (Hons) Real Estate Management

About BSc (Hons) Real Estate Management

Our industry-recognised BSc (Hons) Real Estate Management is designed to provide you with the academic grounding necessary to progress to chartered surveyor status in the commercial real estate management and valuation specialisms.

View Real Estate Management programme page >

BSc (Hons) Building Control

About BSc (Hons) Building Control

Our industry-recognised BSc (Hons) Building Control is designed to provide you with the academic grounding necessary to progress to chartered surveyor status to practice as a building control surveyor.

View Building Control programme page >



What's it like to study online with UCEM?

Rather than attending lectures or classes, you’ll use a state-of-the-art online learning environment, supported with guidance from highly experienced tutors.

This means you can  study where, when and how you want without interrupting your career. You will also be part of a worldwide community studying online together, so you can share your expertise, experiences and your cultural understanding of practice wherever you are.

Learn more about online learning

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Can I get a student loan?

Student Loan

Yes, all of our undergraduate programmes are designated for student finance and students in England, Wales and Northern Ireland may apply to Student Finance for a tuition fee loan.

Find out more about student loans

Can I get financial support?

Absolutely! UCEM has a number of bursaries and support schemes to help our students.

UCEM Centenary Fund

UCEM launched the UCEM Centenary Fund to celebrate our centenary year in 2019. The Fund is designed for students who can demonstrate academic ability, commitment to entering the surveying profession and financial need. Follow the link below to find out more.

New Student Bursary Scheme

We also have a bursary scheme, which is designed to assist those new students who are able to demonstrate need. It is open to new students from all countries and will provide a discount on fees for the duration of the programme.

Find out more about financial support

How can I apply?


Applications by UK school leavers are made through Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS).

Apply now through UCAS (UK school leavers) >


Need a hand?

If you have any questions or would like some advice on applications, our Admissions and Enquiries team are here to help. You can find their details at the bottom of the page.

How do I find out more?


We run a series of webinars which provide information on our programmes which also give applicants an opportunity to meet programme leaders as well as fellow prospective students.

Visit our webinars homepage


We also have a LiveChat service which connects you to our Admissions and Enquiries Team. Simply click the icon in the bottom right of the screen anywhere on our website to get in touch with one of the team.

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Read our programme brochures

If you want to lean more about the online learning experience, or find out about each programme, then take a look at our programme brochures.

See our programme brochures collection