Sept 2021 EntryProgramme code: JS3789
121 (plus 2 training credits)
Sr Dr Ivy S.W. WONG
BSc(PolyU), M.DevPlan (UQ), PhD (UBC), MHKIS, MRICS
Programme Aims & Learning Outcomes
This challenging programme aims to develop well-rounded and flexible graduates with fundamental knowledge and practical skills in the inter-disciplinary professions of land management, real estate development and construction project management. The programme underpins surveying studies with courses in economics and finance, law, management and technology and cultivates a global mindset through international studies in the real estate and construction markets in the Chinese mainland and overseas.
Students are well prepared to enter the professions of building surveying, general practice surveying (real estate), planning and development, property and facility management and quantity surveying (construction economics), with the full potential to take leading and strategic roles in the profession and business of land, property and construction.
This is a professional degree programme with a global and practical perspective. Students learn about economics, law, finance and investment, management and technology in the construction and real estate context. Problem identification, problem solving and decision making are the focal areas.
There is close contact with the industry through guest lectures and company and site visits. Students undertake group and individual practical projects throughout their studies. We also have a mentorship scheme in which students are matched with employers and senior members of the profession to gain practical insights into professional practice.
We operate a study exchange programme to enable students to study abroad for one academic semester at Loughborough University (UK), the Queensland University of Technology (Australia), the University of Florida (USA) or the Georgia Institute of Technology (USA) .
We also operate Work-Integrated Education in collaboration with the University to help students find placements.
The programme is professionally accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors in the UK (RICS), the Hong Kong Institute of Surveyors (HKIS) and the Hong Kong Institute of Construction Managers (HKICM).
Our graduates readily find employment as professional trainees in various international surveying consultancy firms, property development companies, construction companies, government departments such as the Rating and Valuation Department, the Lands Department, the Housing Department, the Architectural Services Department and the Buildings Department, and other large quasi-public organizations, such as the Housing Society.
In recent years, some graduates have also been recruited by business and financial institutions. The majority of graduates are offered employment before or shortly after the final examination.
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