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

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

Programme Code

84068-PAM (Full-time)

Credits Required for Graduation

Minimum 65 credits

Medium of Instruction

English (except for subjects with Chinese requirements)

Scheme Leader

Dr Sandy TANG


Award Leader

Dr Joseph CHAN


Commencement Date

05 Sep 2022

Normal Duration

2 years

Tuition Fee (Local students)

HK$2,945/ credit (DSR subjects);
HK$2,625/ credit (GUR subjects)
(Tuition fee for the 2022/23 academic year is subject to review)

Tuition Fee (Non-local students)

The tuition fee for non-local students will be 10% higher than that for local students.

Aims and Objectives

The programme is offered under the Bachelor of Science (Honours) Scheme in Surveying and Built Environment which aims to provide students with both academic and professional knowledge in the realm of Property and Asset management. The primary objective is to develop students’ industry and functional competencies. This will be accomplished through interdisciplinary exposure, problem identification and management application.


The Scheme comprises the following programmes:

  • Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Building Engineering and Management
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Property and Asset Management
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Surveying


Programme Structure

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


General University Requirements (GUR)9 – 18
2 Cluster Area Requirements (CAR) subjects (including 1 designated as China-related)+, 3 credits each6
1 Service-Learning OR Free Elective subject 3
Up to 3 Language and Communication Requirements (LCR) subjects (2 in English & 1 in Chinese)*, 3 credits each

(for students who have not met the equivalent standard of undergraduate degree LCR based on their prior sub-degree studies only)
0 – 9
Discipline Specific Requirements (DSR)
(Please refer to the table below for details.)
56 – 59
Foundation1 subject, 3 credits
(for students from unrelated disciplines only)
0 – 3 
Scheme Compulsory

5 subjects, 3 credits each

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

Compulsory11 subjects, 3 credits each33
Elective2 subjects, 3 credits each6
Work-Integrated Education (WIE)
176 hours of work-based learning experience

(Relevant work experience accumulated during or after sub-degree studies may be considered for fulfilment of WIE. Students will be invited to submit application for consideration after programme commencement.)
Total65 – 77

Within these subjects, students need to fulfil the English and Chinese reading and writing, and China studies requirements.

Students’ fulfilment of LCR will be assessed based on their academic records of sub-degree studies. They will be advised if they are required to take LCR subjects on admission.

Discipline Specific Requirements (DSR)


Foundation (for students from non-construction-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). 

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).


  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).

Professional Recognition

Chartered Institute of Housing

This programme is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) leading to the CIH Chartered Membership upon graduates' fulfilment of the relevant professional experience requirement.


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).

Career Prospects

This programme equips students with the requisite skills and competencies which will enable them to develop their managerial career in a wide array of jobs and positions in the areas of housing, property and facilities management in Hong Kong and Mainland China.


Scheme Leader

Dr Sandy TANG

3746 0013


Award Leader

Dr Joseph CHAN

3746 0066

Programme Officer

Mr Ross YANG 

3746 0054

Administrative Assistant

Ms Carita LAU 

3746 0050