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Rural Surveying and Rural Property Management MLE

University of Aberdeen · University of Aberdeen Business School

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Course content


Rural Surveying and Rural Property Management gives you practical land management in a wide context of land management, public policy, law, planning, economics and valuation. Contexts include: agriculture, forestry, environmental conservation, access, planning, conversions and renewables and rural business management. The programme is the only RICS accredited programme of its kind in Scotland with teaching staff from a range of backgrounds.

Courses include: Contemporary Environmental Challenge, Forestry and Game Management, Agricultural Principles and Practice, Planning Land and Environmental Law, Valuation for Rural Surveyors, Rural Business Management, Rural Policy in Practice, Research Methods, Case Study / Dissertation


Why Study in Aberdeen?

  • The programme is fully RICS accredited so you have an academic and professional qualification to take away. Employabilty is proven with 75% of students offered a job within 6 months of starting their programme, including rural surveying firms.
  • You benefit from a residential visit to highland and lowland estates and 3 days in farms in central Scotland to ensure professional practice at the start. This is one of the best areas to study in a varied environment of National Parks, farming lowlands and Urban areas.
  • The programme comes from a long established teaching and research area of Land Economy, Real Estate, and Surveying since the foundation of Marischal College in 1593 and formal unit in 1919. There are many more reasons to study here on our programme page.

Quick Facts

  • Start Date – September
  • Delivery – Campus
  • Study Options – Full Time, Part Time
  • View English language requirements from the programme page
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Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
27 months

Course contact details

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