University College of Estate Management

Caversham, Reading

About us

UCEM is the leading provider of supported online education for the built environment, with over 100 years’ experience of providing the highest quality learning opportunities. We have more than 4,000 students globally benefiting from our qualifications taught by tutors with extensive industry experience. We provide flexible and accessible postgraduate and undergraduate degree and apprenticeship programmes that fit your life and career goals at every stage.

Our suite of modular, flexible courses are designed to work for each and every individual at each and every stage of their career. Whether you are starting out, or levelling up, fitting learning around life, or committing time to move to the next stage, we can offer a path that suits, and will be there to support you every step of the way. Our courses put sustainability, prosperity and the wellbeing of communities at the heart, and equip our graduates to build better, and build with people in mind.


What makes us different



A human approach

Knowledge makes sense when it is made relevant. Learning should speak to what gets you up in the morning and fit around when you get up in the morning.

Putting people first

We believe in a built environment that works for people. We’re constantly evolving our curricula to ensure relevance to diverse and changing social needs and values, and work to bring our sector to life for public audiences.

A sustainable future

We integrate the latest thinking and practices in sustainability, building a better future, today. Our flexible and accessible courses will support you on a life long, sustainable career that works for you, and works for society.

Open and collaborative

We celebrate and foster the diversity within our community of students, alumni, staff and partners, and support them in realising their ideas, dreams and potential. Many minds make great work, and a great community.

Course locations

Main Site

Horizons, 60 Queen's Road, Reading, RG1 4BS

Online learning

University College of Estate Management, Horizons, Reading, RG1 4BS