Construction and Real Estate

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

M.Sc. On Campus
12 months
643 USD/credit
578 USD/credit
Tuition fee
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This programme suits graduates and professionals who are qualified in architecture, building, building services engineering, building surveying, civil engineering, construction management, quantity surveying, project management, property management, real estate or town planning at various levels of responsibility.


The programme aims to broaden and deepen students' knowledge in the construction and real estate sectors.

We provide:

  • Up-to-date knowledge in the construction and real estate sectors based on contemporary research findings;
  • Specific specialist skills that are required in the construction and real estate sectors, and beyond the first undergraduate degree level; and
  • The opportunity for students to study construction and real estate practices in the Chinese mainland.


The MSc programme is accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) as meeting their academic requirements. MSc graduates may apply for the full membership of the RICS based on their appropriate period of relevant work experience in the construction and/or real estate sectors.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Principles of Project Management
  • Information Management for Construction & Real Estate
  • Construction Practice in China
  • Value Management in Construction & Property
  • Strategic Management 
  • International Construction Projects
  •  Urban Planning & Urban Design
  • Economics for Urban Studies
  • Real Estate Development#

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 30 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines




30 alternative credits

21 for PgD


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A Bachelor's degree with Honours;OR
  • A Bachelor's degree in a construction or real estate related discipline; OR
  • Corporate membership of a relevant professional institution with substantial experience in the construction or real estate sector.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    643 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 643 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    578 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 578 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • HK$4,500 per credit for local students
  • HK$5,000 per credit for non-local students


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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