The Master of Science in Real Estate [MSc(RealEst)] programme approaches real estate from a business and economic perspective. The aims of the programme are threefold. The first aim is to introduce students to real estate assets and markets, within the overall framework of law, institutions, and urban economies. The second aim is to provide students with the theoretical insight and analytical skills to identify and evaluate real estate investment opportunities in both private and public sectors, including land development, asset management, financial market transactions (e.g. REIT), and innovative land conversion ventures (e.g. PERE). The third aim is to equip students with the necessary management skills to understand and participate in functional and general management of enterprises active in real estate markets.
Each student must complete
The prescribed courses are:
The elective courses can be chosen according to the choice of the following majors:
MSc(RealEst) including all its majors is recognized by RICS and the General Practice Division of HKIS. The MSc(RealEst) programme majoring in Urban Development is additionally accredited by the Planning and Development Division of HKIS.
After completion of the program, graduates will be able to: