1 year (Full-time)
2.5 years (Part-time)
HK$5,600 per credit for local and non-local students
Entry Scholarships are available. For details, please click HERE.
PolyU reserves the right to change or withdraw the scholarship at any time. In case of any dispute/disagreement, PolyU’s decision is final.
Dr Tommy Wei
BEng, MSc, PhD
This postgraduate programme is designed to cut across the traditional boundaries among management, surveying, engineering and environmental sciences to take a broad view of the subject. The primary aim of this programme is to provide an opportunity for students to broaden and deepen their knowledge of sustainable urban development.
This programme provides up-to-date knowledge in sustainable urban development based on contemporary research findings. It is suitable for local, Chinese mainland and international planners, surveyors, environmental practitioners, consultancy professionals, engineers, government officers, business managers and graduates from relevant courses.
The programme has been accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).
This is a mixed-mode programme. Students can pursue their study either in a full-time mode or a part-time mode. Students must complete Compulsory Subjects and selected Core Subjects. They can select Elective Subjects from a wide range of subjects that are offered across several faculties in the University.
Students must complete 30 credits through two alternative approaches:
(Unless specified otherwise, each subject carries 3 credits, and the Dissertation carries 9 credits.)
* Students are advised to complete all Compulsory Subjects in their first year of study.
Core Areas of Study
The following is a list of Compulsory and Core Subjects:
If you are not a native speaker of English, and your Bachelor's degree or equivalent qualification is awarded by institutions where the medium of instruction is not English, you are expected to fulfil the University’s minimum English language requirement for admission purpose. Please refer to the "Admission Requirements" section for details.
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