12 months
872 USD/credit 26160 USD/year
872 USD/credit 26160 USD/year
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Construction and Real Estate programme of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University 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.


Construction and Real Estate programme of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University 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


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • As for the Master's degree or Postgraduate Diploma, the basic requirement is a Bachelor's degree from an institution that is recognised by PolyU. 
  • Applications will be considered on the basis of the information (such as academic achievements, professional qualifications and work experience) provided in the application. 
  • You may be required to attend an interview and/or test.
  • Departments will consider applications on a rolling basis until places are filled.
  • Some programmes will receive applications in two rounds

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    26160 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 872 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    26160 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 872 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • HK$6,850 per credit for local and non-local students

Living costs for Hong Kong

13720 - 23419 HKD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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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