PolyU SPEED - BSc (Hons) in Property and Asset Management - Part-time

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Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Property and Asset Management - Part-time

Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Property and Asset Management - Part-time

Programme Code

84069-PAM (Part-time)

Medium of Instruction

English (except for subjects with Chinese requirements)

Scheme Leader

Dr Sandy TANG

MUrbDes, MA, PhD, PDip, MHKIS, MRICS

Award Leader

Dr Joseph CHAN

BSc, MSc, PhD [PolyU(H.K.)]; MHKIS; MRICS; MHKIPM

Commencement Date

04 Sep 2023

Normal Duration

4 years (Possible completion in 3.5 years)

Tuition Fee (Local students)

HK$3,020/ credit (DSR subjects);
HK$2,690/ credit (GUR subjects)
(subject to review for 2023/24 academic year)

Academic Division

Division of Science, Engineering and Health Studies

Programme Features

  • High demand for property management professionals
  • You will be equipped with fundamental knowledge and skills in property and asset management conducive to your career development and lifelong learning

  • You will be taught with the disciplines of economics and finance, law, management and technology related to the profession of property and asset management

Professional Recognition

Hong Kong Institute of Surveyors (HKIS)

This programme is accredited by the General Practice Division (GPD) and the Property and Facility Management Division (PFMD) of the Hong Kong Institute of Surveyors (HKIS).

 

Chartered Institute of Housing Asian Pacific Branch (CIHAPB)

This programme is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Housing Asian Pacific Branch (CIHAPB) - Graduates would satisfy the academic requirements of “Chartered Member” of the Institute.

 

Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors

This programme is recognised by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and graduates of this programme are deemed by RICS to have satisfied RICS academic requirements for Associate membership (AssocRICS).

 

Property Management Services Authority
This programme is recognised as a specified degree in property management by the Property Management Services Authority (PMSA) - Graduates would fulfill one of the criteria for holding a Property Management Practitioner (Tier 1) licence.

Future Prospects

Career Prospects

  • Graduates are able to pursue a wide range of careers, including valuer, leasing officer, property officer, housing officer and customer service officer

 

Further Study Opportunities

  • Graduates can pursue postgraduate studies in famous local and overseas universities, such as the University of Hong Kong, the Hong Kong Polytechnic University, the City University of Hong Kong and Cardiff University in UK

Programme Structure

Students are required to complete the following requirements with satisfactory results for an honours degree:

 

Requirements Minimum Credits

General University Requirements (GUR) Note 1

 

9

Cluster Area Requirements (CAR) 2 subjects, 3 credits each6
Free Elective1 subject, 3 credits3
Essential Components of General Education (non-credit bearing)-N/A

Discipline-Specific Requirements (DSR) Note 2
(Please refer to the table below for details.)

 

56

Scheme Compulsory Note 3

5 subjects, 3 credits each

[except "Analytical Skills and Methods" (2 credits) and "Capstone Project" (6 credits)]

17
Compulsory Note 311 subjects, 3 credits each33
Elective2 subjects, 3 credits each6

65


Discipline-Specific Requirements (DSR)

 

Foundation (up to 1 subject for students from non-related disciplines only)

  • Construction Technology and Materials I

 

   Scheme Compulsory (all 5 subjects)

  • Analytical Skills and Methods
  • English for Construction and Environmental Professionals
  • Capstone Project
  • Maintenance Technology and Management CEF
  • Chinese Communication for Construction and Environment

 

Compulsory (all 11 subjects)

  • Asset Management
  • Property Development Process
  • Building Services I
  • Property Law 
  • Building Studies CEF
  • Property Management I CEF
  • Housing Management and Practices CEF
  • Property Valuation
  • Human Resource ManagementCEF
  • Urban Economics and Property Investment
  • Integrated Housing Studies

 

Elective# (any 2 subjects)

  • Consumer Psychology
  • Project Management for Construction and Housing
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Property Management and Practices in China CEF
  • Facilities Management
  • Quality Management for Housing
  • Information Technology and Building Information Modelling for Construction
  • Real Estate Marketing
  • Property and Facility Management in Hospitality and Tourism
  • Venue Management

 

Offering of any elective subjects is subject to sufficient enrolment.

 

  CEF This course has been included in the list of reimbursable courses under the Continuing Education Fund. The mother course (Bachelor of Science in Property and Asset Management) of this module is recognised under the Qualifications Framework (QF Level 5). 

 

Notes

1. Students who have not met the equivalent standard of undergraduate degree Language and Communication Requirements (LCR) under GUR are required to take up to 9 additional credits in LCR (2 subjects in English & 1 subject in Chinese, 3 credits each). They will be advised if they are required to take LCR subjects on admission. 

 

2. Students from non-related disciplines with good academic results may also be considered for admission to this programme. These students will be required to take up to 1 additional foundation subject if they have not completed similar subjects before.

 

3. Students who have completed studies relevant to specific subjects at equivalent level may be granted credit transfer for up to 5 credits on admission.

Entrance Requirements

Holder of a recognised Associate Degree, Higher Diploma or equivalent qualification in related areas. Applicants with qualifications in non-real-estate and non-construction disciplines will also be considered and, if admitted, are required to take appropriate foundation subject(s).

Notes:

  1. The main medium of instruction of the study programme concerned should be English. An applicant who has completed the programme with other languages as the main medium of instruction should attain the following English Language requirement: IELTS 6.0 or TOEFL 550 (paper based)/80 (Internet based). 
  2. An applicant who does not possess the above-mentioned qualification but has reached the age of 25 before 1 September, in the year in which he/she seeks admission, may apply as a mature applicant. A mature applicant should possess relevant work experience in senior positions and is expected to have completed some post-secondary studies in related fields. He/She will also be required to pass an admission test and demonstrate to the Admission Interview Panel his/her ability to complete the programme. In addition, he/she may be required to take appropriate foundation subject(s).