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Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Property Management

Sept 2019 Entry
Programme code: JS3442

Faculty of Construction and Environment
Department of Building and Real Estate
Mode of Study Full-time

Normal Duration

4 years

Credit Required for Graduation

121 (plus 2 training credits)

Programme Intake 22
Fund Type Government-Funded

Programme Leader(s)

Award Coordinator

Dr Wadu M. Jayantha
BA(Hons), PgDip, MA, PhD


  • The credit requirements of this programme are indicative only. They are subject to approval.
  • This programme is offered within the BSc(Hons) Scheme in Building and Real Estate.
  • Two Ng Wing Hong Entry Scholarships are available for applicants to this programme with outstanding HKDSE performance. Each Scholarship awardee will receive HK$10,000.

Aims & Characteristics

Programme Aims & Learning Outcomes

This programme prepares students for careers in property management in Hong Kong and the region. It is a professional education programme with a global and practical perspective. Drawing on the wide range of building and real estate subjects on offer, the programme provides broad based and interdisciplinary education in the context of property and housing management, and facilities and corporate asset management. Graduates are all-rounders who can understand and work with the interplay between social, economic, political, legal, technological and commercial issues and problems.


Programme Characteristics

Students have close contact with the industry through guest lectures, professional studies and property management workshops.


A Study Exchange Programme with overseas universities such as Loughborough University (UK), the Queensland University of Technology (Australia) and University of Florida (USA) provides students with opportunities to study abroad.

Recognition & Prospects

Professional Recognition

This programme is accredited by the following professional institutions:

  • The Hong Kong Institution of Housing (HKIH);
  • The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors in the UK (RICS); and
  • The Hong Kong Institute of Surveyors (HKIS) - GP and PFM Divisions 


Career Prospects

Government surveys have repeatedly shown that there will be a sustainable growth of demand for property management services in the foreseeable future. There is great demand for property managers in housing estates and in retail and commercial buildings in Hong Kong, the Chinese mainland and the region. The surveys have shown that many employers strongly prefer degree or professional qualifications for their employees at the managerial/professional level.


  • The curriculum covers the disciplines of economics and finance, law, technology, real estate, property management, housing and facilities management.
  • Year One is a common first year with other surveying and building engineering and management students.
  • More advanced subjects in property management, housing and facilities management, and real estate follow in Years Two, Three and Four.
  • Problem identification, problem solving and decision making form the focus of the programme. In addition to the Core Subjects, students are required to study other subjects including Property Management Practice, Dissertation, Language and Elective Subjects.
  • Information on the subjects offered can be obtained at www.bre.polyu.edu.hk.
  • The programme curriculum can be obtained at www.bre.polyu.edu.hk/teachingnlearning/teachingnlearning-01.html.

Entrance Requirements and Subject Weightings

Satisfy the University's General Entrance Requirements.

There is no compulsory subject requirement. Preferred subject(s) with the highest weighting for admission score calculation include(s):

  • English Language

Admission Score Calculation Mechanism for the Current Admission Exercise

Any Best 5 Subjects

Average HKDSE Scores of Admittees

2016-17: 21.3 (Any Best 5 Subjects)

2017-18: 21.2 (Any Best 5 Subjects)

2018-19: 20.8 (Any Best 5 Subjects)



For further programme information, please contact:
The General Office (tel: 3400 8121/3400 8120/2766 7770; email: bsvivien@polyu.edu.hk).