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Your options for becoming RICS qualified

RICS offers two qualifications: Chartered (MRICS) and Associate (AssocRICS).

To gain either qualification you must present your experience against RICS’ pathways and competencies, which define the knowledge and skill requirements that will be assessed.

You can apply for enrolment as soon as you have completed your degree and are in relevant employment. As an enrolled candidate any experience requirements must be met when you apply for final assessment.

Chartered (MRICS)

You are eligible to enrol for the following assessments (listed in order of most relevance).

Option 1: APC accredited

If you have less than 5 years’ relevant experience you must complete 24 months of structured training before your final assessment interview.

If you have 5-10 years’ relevant experience you must complete 12 months of structured training before your final assessment interview.

If you have 10 or more years’ relevant experience you can progress to final assessment interview as soon as you are ready.

Apply and find out more about APC

Option 2: APC prelim

You must have 5 years’ experience (12 months post-degree) and pass a preliminary review of your submission documents before your final assessment interview.

Apply and find out more about APC prelim

Option 3: Are you in a senior or specialist role?

If you have 5 years’ relevant experience and a higher degree or over 10 years’ experience you may be eligible for the senior professional or specialist assessment. To be eligible you must also meet the senior profile or specialist profile.

Apply and find out more about the senior professional assessment

Apply and find out more about the specialist assessment

Associate (AssocRICS)

You are eligible to enrol for the Associate assessment. You must have 12 months’ relevant experience before you submit for written assessment.

Apply and find out more about the associate assessment

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