Master of Science (MSc) in Facilities Management
The postgraduate programme in Facilities Management of Heriot Watt University is addressed to contruction professionals and graduates who are interested to pursue career in the construction surveying sector. The programme is accredited by RICS providing graduates the opportunity not only to achieve academic and scientific knowledge of the topic but also attain the appropriate professional qualifications.
Duration & Content
The programmes are offered in a variety of forms, Full time, Part Time, Flexible Distance Learning and Online with full support.
All programmes are offered via distance learning and students do not need to travel to Edinburgh. iCon offers full academic and administrative support to students resident in the region.
Students receive live tuition via our online system. All iCon tutors are approved by the Edinburgh Business School to provide tutorial and pastoral support to its students.
There are three intakes per year and students can start in September, January or May.
The programme consists of 8 courses and a dissertation:
- Contracts and Procurement
- Sustainable Practices for Facilities Managers
- People and Organisation Management in the Built Environment
- Service Procurement and Provision
- Value and Risk Management
- Asset Maintenance Management
- Space Planning & Management
- Construction Financial Management
- Research Dissertation
Academic and Professional Recognition
Through the University’s partnership with the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), the MSc programmes supported by iCon is fully accredited by the RICS. This demonstrates that the programme meets the quality principles of the RICS and provides graduate entry to the profession for students studying at iCon who successfully complete the programme, with all the associated career benefits this provides.
The quality principles demonstrated by RICS accredited programmes & the benefits of RICS membership can be found at the RICS website: www.rics.org
Fees & Provisions
Fees are paid to the University in installments. These include all support, books, notes, case studies, exam fees, use of the University Library and online system.
Application & Information
- Degree certificate
- One reference letter
- Completed application form