Established in 2013, RICS School of Built Environment is an industry-led academic institute. It delivers specialized postgraduate and undergraduate programs to students who aspire to work in construction, real estate, and infrastructure sector. The institute also serves as a hub for development and research of technical expertise in the built environment. RICS SBE is supported by leading firms connected to construction, real estate, and infrastructure as well as the Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India.
In India, it has campuses in Amity University’s Noida and Mumbai. Moreover, it has enrolled 2500+ students till date. The institute is set up in response to a strong call from the industry to address the challenge of the shortage of professionals with the required skills and it aims to bridge the gap by delivering industry-ready professionals.
Its vision is to be a world-class academic institution engaged in the creation of knowledge, skills, and sustainable value in the built environment. RICS SBE’s mission is to:
- Deliver an outstanding experience to students
- Bridge the gap of skills by shaping employment-ready professionals
- Exhibit excellence in teaching and research
- Retain thought leadership in the built environment sector
- Produce global professionals with competence and integrity in keeping with RICS standards
The institute offers following programs:
This program aims to equip students with a strong knowledge base and technical skills for careers paths in fields related to real estate and infrastructure. This uniquely designed BBA has a balanced mix of technical and managerial competencies both of which are required to flourish in the Indian Real Estate sector.
MBA in Real Estate and Urban Infrastructure aims at imparting decision making, managerial, and leadership skills to candidates who aspire to work in the real estate sector.
MBA prepares candidates to lead as a team leader in the role of the project manager. Candidates will be able to lead teams of specialists such as sustainability experts, architects, structural engineers, finance experts, and electrical engineers.
Quantity surveyors comprise a crucial role in the project life-cycle. This specialised MBA programs prepare one to specialise as professional advisors on matters like commercial or cost.
A unique post-graduate program which prepares students to become facilities Managers. By becoming a facilities manager one will after the operation and maintenance of any facility, be it an office, hospital, school, residence, or mall.
- PhD in Built Environment
The PhD program is an interdisciplinary program which provides students with a common core of extensive, integrated knowledge-focused upon all the facets of the built environment.
RICS School of Built Environment (RICS SBE), Amity University, has immensely booming placements. The institute witnessed a 60 per cent hike in the number of placements in this year as compared to last year. The highest number of RICS Amity placement was done by construction, infrastructure, and real estate players, for various positions in their respective organizations.
The other sectors which selected students are international property consultants like Rider Levett Bucknall and Vedas Consultants, Emrill from Dubai for facilities management and commercial leasing. Some of the major players who have selected the candidates are Shapoorji Palonji (SPCL), Mott Macdonald, Brigade Enterprises Limited, ANAROCK, Hero Realty Pvt. Ltd, CBRE, Citi Bank, Cushman & Wakefield, and Jans Bamboo, among others.