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Prof. Dr. Mona N. Shah
January 14, 2019

What you should know about the 150+ year Old Legacy of RICS School of Built Environment

Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, as most of us know, is a global professional body which promotes the highest international standards in the management, valuation, and development of real estate, land, infrastructure, and construction. With a prominent and robust reputation of over 150 years, RICS provides standards which are followed by all international real estate and construction companies.

RICS School of Built Environment, Amity University, carries the roots of this century-old institution to India with its establishment in 2013. The academic institution, along with the partnership of one of India’s top private institution, Amity University, delivers specialized undergraduate and postgraduate programs to those interested to pursue their career in real estate, infrastructure and construction. RICS School of Built Environment also serves as an excellent hub for research and development of technical expertise and advancements in the built environment sector.

With the rapid urbanization and growing of smart cities in most countries, the built environment sector is expected to reach new horizons in the coming decade. This demands an increase in the number of built environment professionals, which is where RICS School of Built Environment comes in. The institution is supported by the leading real estate, infrastructure, and construction companies as well as the Ministry of Urban Development of India.

The institution offers the following postgraduate programmes:

Apart from this, the institution offers the following undergraduate program:

Learning at RICS School of Built Environment

The institution has exchange programs with some of the leading universities around the world, such as University of Salford, UK. It is an excellent option for individuals looking for international exposure as they also get to be a part of the Asian Cities Program, wherein they get the opportunity to work with some of the top global firms across various cities in Asia. When students get real-time experience during internships, it results in an excellent confidence boost.

Furthermore, RICS, the global professional body, offers RICS Qualification (AssocRICS, MRICS, and FRICS) to experienced professionals, recent graduates or industry leaders which will help you to differentiate yourself from other professionals in the industry.

The Faculty

Apart from having industry experts, the institution also provides guest lectures from renowned professionals of the industry - such as the top executives of Real Estate firms and International Property consultants who share their insights and experiences. Students get the privilege to have one-on-one interaction with these leaders. Apart from all this, the institution offers special classes for the purpose of placement preparation, which helps students to rectify their flaws and step into the interview room with confidence and the right attitude.

Career Opportunities

Over 350+ companies are supporting the industry-led institution, the number of which is expected to rise with the rapid expansion of the Real Estate & Construction sector. Reputed firms such as Shapoorji Pallonji, Vedas Consultants, CWC LLP, Turner and Townsend, among others have offered coveted job profiles to the students. Moving to real estate firms, the Institution is backed by firms like CBRE, Knight Frank, Citibank, Cushman & Wakefield, and Sotheby’s International Realty, among many others.


RICS SBE Recruiters

In conclusion, the programs offered by the institution are positioned to educate professionals and create world-class experts for the construction, infrastructure, and real estate sectors - thus making MBA at RICS School of Built Environment one of the most sought-after career options.