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Sustainable Urban Development

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

12 months
682 USD/credit 20460 USD/year
682 USD/credit 20460 USD/year
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This Sustainable Urban Development postgraduate programme at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University is designed to cut across the traditional boundaries among management, surveying, engineering and environmental sciences to take a broad view of the subject. 


The primary aim of this Sustainable Urban Development programme at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University is to provide an opportunity for students to broaden and deepen their knowledge of urban sustainable development.


This programme provides up-to-date knowledge in sustainable urban development based on contemporary research findings. It is suitable for local and mainland planners, surveyors, environmental practitioners, consultancy professionals, engineers, government officers, business managers and graduates from relevant courses.


The programme has been accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Urban Planning & Urban Design
  • Development Finance & Investment
  • Sustainability & the Built Environment
  • Sustainable Development & Environmental Planning
  • Project Appraisal
  • Real Estate Development
  • Energy Efficient Buildings
  • Engineering Intelligent Buildings
  • Noise & Vibration in Sustainable Built Environments

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.

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. 

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    20460 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 682 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    20460 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 682 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • HK$5,300 per credit for local students
  • HK$5,300 per credit for 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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