UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG
FACULTY OF ARCHITECTURE

Programme of Study

Major areas of research in the Department include:

1. Project management

  • Culture in organizations and projects
  • Procurement systems and relationship management
  • Innovation and value co-creation
  • Construction occupational health and safety management
  • Integrated project delivery systems

2. Institutional analysis

  • Adequate housing and sustainability issues
  • Planning and development policies
  • Property rights

3. Real estate investment and finance

  • Transaction cost economic analysis of real estate development
  • Financing initiatives for major projects
  • Financial markets and real estate
  • Land administration and construction economics

4. Construction process and product performance assessment

  • Information and knowledge management in construction
  • Business process management in real estate and construction
  • Sustainable development practice
  • Health, safety and environmental assessment of buildings and urban areas
    Urban renewal

Departmental Coursework Requirements:

Department of Real Estate & Construction

Requirements for students registered in or after September 2022

Requirement – 1 compulsory course and 3 elective courses from the list below:

 Course Code Course Title Compulsory (C) /
Elective (E)
 RECO6022 Research Seminar II  C
 RECO6021 Research Seminar I  E
 RECO6024 Research Seminar III  E
 RECO6045 Sustainable development and property rights  E
 RECO6071 Sustainable Construction and Organizational Theory  E
Course(s) from the Taught Postgraduate Programmes offered by the Faculty, subject to approval.
Course offerings may vary from year to year.
 E

 

Requirements for students registered between January 2016 and August 2022

Requirement – 2 compulsory courses and 2 elective courses from the list below:

 Course Code Course Title Compulsory (C) /
Elective (E)
 RECO6022 Research Seminar II  C
 RECO6021 Research Seminar I  E
 RECO6024 Research Seminar III  E
 RECO6045 Sustainable development and property rights  E
 RECO6071 Sustainable Construction and Organizational Theory  E
One of the following course in Sustainable Development:
1. RECO6045 Sustainable development and property rights; or
2. Any postgraduate course in Sustainable Development endorsed by the DRPC
 C
Course(s) from the Taught Postgraduate Programmes offered by the Faculty, subject to approval.
Course offerings may vary from year to year.
 E

 

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