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About University College of Estate Management (UCEM)
University College of Estate Management – Unlocking your potential in the Built Environment
 University College of Estate Management - Learn today, lead tomorrow
Established in 1919, the University College of Estate Management (UCEM) and formerly College of Estate Management (CEM) is the leading provider of supported online learning for the Built Environment with over 90 years’ experience in providing the highest quality learning opportunities for the profession. At any one time there are some 4,000 students from around 100 countries benefiting from UCEM programmes of study - all taught by tutors with extensive industry experience. Designed for part-time study around work, UCEM courses offer practical skills which build on a student’s workplace experience and have a direct benefit in their professional life.
UCEM covers almost every property and construction-related topic at foundation, diploma, degree and postgraduate levels, as well as providing apprenticeship programmes, tailor-made corporate training solutions, professional and continuing professional development (CPD) courses. Its active research programme contributes to knowledge across the profession, benefiting businesses, practitioners and policymakers alike.
UCEM was granted taught degree awarding powers in November 2012 and launched new UCEM degree programmes from autumn 2013.
Find out more:
- About UCEM [online]. Available at https://www.ucem.ac.uk/about-ucem/
- What makes UCEM special [online]. Available at https://www.ucem.ac.uk/about-ucem/what-makes-ucem-special/
- Our heritage [online]. Available at https://www.ucem.ac.uk/about-ucem/our-heritage/
- Sustainability [online]. Available at https://www.ucem.ac.uk/about-ucem/sustainability/
- UCEM’s e-Library [online]. Available at https://www.ucem.ac.uk/supported-online-learning/elibrary/
The University College’s patron is His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales.
[website correct as at 25 May 2017]
UCEM articles on Designing Buildings Wiki include:
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