Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Property Management
物業管理學(榮譽)理學士學位


Sept 2019 Entry

Programme code: 32405-SYP

Duration and Credit Requirement


Mode of Study
Full-time
Normal Duration

2 years

Credits Required for Graduation

72 plus 2 training credits

Programme Intake
15 senior year places
Fund Type
Government-Funded
Consider Second Choice Applications
Yes, but preference will be given to first choice applications.
Programme Leader(s)

Award Coordinator

Dr. Wadu M. Jayantha

BA(Hons), PgDip, MA, PhD

Remarks
  • This programme is offered within the BSc(Hons) Scheme in Building and Real Estate.
  • The curriculum of this programme, including the credit requirements, is subject to review.
  • The exact study duration and number of credits to be transferred will depend on the entry qualification of individual AD/HD admittees.

Aims and Characteristics

Programme Aims

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.

 

 

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) provide students with opportunities to study abroad.

Curriculum

Students are admitted to the Senior Year of the 4-year degree programme and they have to complete all of the following subjects to fulfil the credit requirement for graduation. The credit to be transferred are based on the student's academic results in HD or AD studies.
 

Core Subjects

Students are required to take Core Subjects such as Property Valuation, Property Law, Real Estate Martketing.
 

Elective Subjects

Students are required to take 3 Elective Subjects.
 

General University Requirement Subjects

Students are required to take the General University Requirement (GUR) subjects including  6 credits of Cluster-Area Requirements (CAR) and 3 credits of Service Learning subject (SL).
 

Capstone Project

Students are required to undertake a 6 credits of Capstone Project.
 

Work-Integrated Education

Work-Integrated Education (WIE) involves a minimum 4 week full-time placement (equivalent to 22 full days) or 176 hours part time. The Department has developed opportunities for students to work in firms during the summer in Hong Kong, which can count towards the WIE requirement.
 

LCR Subjects

Students not meeting the equivalent standard of the Undergraduate Degree Language Communication Requirements (LCR) based on their previous academic performance in AD/HD programmes will be required to take a maximum of 9 additional credits (6 in English and 3 in Chinese) on top of the programme's normal credit requirements.

Recognition and Prospects

Professional Recognition

The programme has obtained professional accreditation from the Hong Kong Institute 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.

Entrance Requirements

  • An Associate Degree or a Higher Diploma in a relevant discipline.
     
  • In addition to academic results, preference will be given to applicants who are able to communicate effectively in English.

Enquiries

For further programme information, please contact:

The General Office (tel: 3400 8121/3400 8120/2766 7770; email: bsvivien@polyu.edu.hk).

Student Message


No information is available at present.

Additional Documents Required


Transcript / Certificate

Required


Interview Arrangement


Date: Between April and June
Mode:Individual/ Group interview
Aims:

To evaluate the aptitude and interest of applicants in the programme, and to assess their language and communication skills.

Medium:English
Duration:

About 15- 30 minutes

Remark:

Selected applicants will be invited to interviews.