Postgraduate

Distance

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Description

  • Type

    Postgraduate

  • Methodology

    Distance Learning

Further develop your understanding of facilities management and gain a well-regarded qualification. Acquire the skills and management expertise to enhance the performance of your business in a sustainable manner. Suitable for practising facilities managers in the private, public or voluntary sectors from any industry. Examples include financial services, central government, pharmaceuticals, petrochemicals, supermarkets, air transport, railways, the armed forces and the Environment Agency.

About this course

* A first degree or equivalent qualification * A relevant examined membership of a professional institute * Sufficient relevant professional experience The suitability of each candidate’s qualifications will be decided at the discretion of the Course Director.

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Course programme

MSc in Facilities Management

Why study this course?

  • study the application of FM practice and strategic management
  • Become a Member of RICS and/or BIFM

Duration: 2 or 3 years

Time commitment: 15 hours a week of study for 40 weeks of each year

Award details
Once you have successfully completed Part 1 you have two options:

  • Complete Part 2 with either CEM or the University of Reading to be awarded a Postgraduate Diploma in Facilities Management. This will entitle you to use the designatory letters PGDipFM
  • Complete Parts 2 and 3 with the University of Reading to be awarded the MSc in Facilities Management. You will be entitled to use the designatory letters MScFM or simply MSc If you wish to give yourself the option to study for the MSc you must register with the University of Reading at the end of Part 1

Assessment
Part 1: assignments and examinations in each module. Part 2: five modules assessed by examination only and four assignments together make up the Communic8 assessment module. Part 3: coursework only.

Assignments
You will complete assignments according to the timetable of the course as follows:

  • Part 1: six assignments
  • Part 2: four more complex assignments
  • Part 3: two assignments plus dissertation

Exams
Exams are normally held in November and comprise:

  • Three 3-hour and two 1½-hour written papers in Part 1
  • Three 3-hour and two 1½-hour written papers in Part 2

Facilities Management

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