An RICS accredited degree is synonymous with the highest quality of education, benchmarked as per international standards in education and teaching and is therefore valued by companies. Globally, over 500 specialized built environment courses are accredited by RICS. In India, you will find RICS accredited programs only at RICS School of Built Environment.
RICS Accredited Course:
Our BBA & MBA degrees are the only RICS accredited courses available in India right now. It makes these specialized degrees more valuable for the students and relevant for the industry as well. It also ensures that only talented resources move into the industry. Course accreditation relies on experienced RICS academics and employers assessing each university’s programme to ensure there is both an appropriate curriculum and the resources in place to enable the delivery of the programme to meet the high standards demanded by RICS.
Each university is visited every few years by RICS auditors. The RICS external quality assurance system monitors the standards of graduates annually and each programme is monitored annually through an annual report. Each accredited course in an educational institution is expected to meet five quality principles:
- Student selection
- Research and innovation
- Teaching quality
- Graduate output
The accreditation process is highly valued by universities. RICS aims to ensure that graduates have a stimulating and challenging education, which prepares them well for their professional careers.
There are two main types of RICS qualifications – Associate (AssocRICS) and Chartered (MRICS): Associate is the entry-level RICS qualification and offers the chance to progress to full chartered status. Chartered is the most common way to qualify as most people already have surveying-related qualifications and work experience. To qualify as an Associate or Chartered member, you will have to pass a series of assessments. RICS involves members updating their knowledge and ability during their working life through ongoing professional growth.
- Associate members may use "AssocRICS" after their names.
- Professional Members may use "MRICS" after their names
- Fellows may use "FRICS" after their names.
- Honorary members may use “HonRICS” after their names.
- RICS accredited degrees are recognized by Government of India and abroad. No equivalent degree, this degree is globally accepted!
- Access to global network and lifelong learning through CPD (Continuous Professional Development). Student discount on RICS events.
- Receive separate globally recognized certificate from RICS.
Entities holding the skilled MRICS or FRICS designation are credited to use the professional title designation "Chartered Surveyor" depending on their selected specialist qualifications and field of proficiency.
How to become an MRICS?
Once you have accomplished an accredited degree, the next step is to get a job as a trainee. To become a member of RICS (MRICS) you need to complete your Assessment of Professional Competence (APC) which includes completing a period of structured training with an employer. Structured training generally takes between two to three years and comprises on-the-job learning and assessment.
The APC (Assessment of Professional Competence) is the practical training and experience which, when combined with academic qualifications, leads to membership (MRICS) and the status of a chartered surveyor.
Benefits of MRICS:
Your MRICS qualification commands respect from clients and peers by demonstrating that you work to the highest standards. The qualification is prestigious and a personal achievement to be proud of.
With MRICS qualification, you get access to a range of practice standards, continuous professional development along with best practice guidance, and more to enhance your technical and professional knowledge.
Increased earning potential
On average, MRICS chartered professionals around the world tend to earn more than their unqualified peers. Also, your MRICS qualification may fetch you higher fees from clients.
The chartered qualification asserts your professionalism and credibility, instilling client and employer confidence in you. This gives you a competitive advantage over others.
Being a globally recognized qualification of great repute, MRICS opens for you the door of numerous international opportunities.
You get to be a part of a strong and wide network of 130,000 professionals from across the world.
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