Rural Estate Management, M.Sc. | Royal Agricultural University | Cirencester, United Kingdom
12 months
16400 GBP/year
9950 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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This Rural Estate Management course at Royal Agricultural University, 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 for private and public property owners.


This Rural Estate Management course from Royal Agricultural University is aimed at those people who are wanting to qualify as a Chartered Surveyor specialising in the management of rural land and property.

Careers and enterprise

A qualification from the RAU in this challenging and rewarding area opens up a wealth of opportunities, with former students going on to work in the following areas:

  • National, international, regional, and small firms of chartered surveyors
  • Private estates
  • Large landowners such as the National Trust, county councils and utility companies
  • Planning and environmental consultancy
  • Research and education
  • Leisure management
  • Rural conservation
  • Investment management


Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS)

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Agriculture
  • Farm Business and Enterprise Management
  • Rural Planning and Buildings 
  • Rural Property Law 
  • Management of Woodlands and the Natural Environment 
  • Rural Valuation Practice 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The standard entry requirement is the minimum of an 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 for admission.
  • International students will also need to achieve IELTS Academic or equivalent at the appropriate level for your programme of study.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16400 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16400 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    9950 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9950 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • Part-time: Fees are calculated on a pro-rata basis depending on the number of modules taken.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Our partners

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