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Bachelor of Science (Honours) Scheme in Building and Real Estate (Building Engineering and Management / Property Management / Surveying)

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Entrance Year Sept 2023

Programme Code JS3100

Mode of Study Full-time

Normal Duration

4 years

Programme Intake 98

Fund Type Government-Funded

Credits Required for Graduation

121 (plus 2 training credits)

Programme Leaders

Undergraduate Scheme Chairperson

Dr Esther Yung
BArch, MSc (CPM), Dip Legal Studies, PhD, MRICS

Award Co-ordinator, BSc (Hons) in Building Engineering and Management

Dr JoonOh SEO
PhD

Award Co-ordinator, BSc (Hons) in Property Management

Ms Hebe How
B.Bus, GradDip, MSc, MRICS, MCIOB

Award Co-ordinator, BSc (Hons) in Surveying

Sr Dr Ivy Wong
BSc, MDevPlan, PhD, MHKIS, MRICS

Remarks

Students are awarded one of the following awards on meeting the graduation requirements of the discipline concerned:

  • BSc (Hons) in Building Engineering and Management
  • BSc (Hons) in Property Management
  • BSc (Hons) in Surveying

For JUPAS applicants, a prescribed percentage (approximately 40%) of the total admission quota shall be given to those applicants with better HKDSE result performance ranked by their DSE admission scores and interview scores. These candidates shall receive an unconditional choice to their preferred programmes / majors within the Scheme after one year of study without being subject to further assessment and allocation procedures. Receiver of the unconditional choice would be notified of this message in the Notice of Offer at JUPAS Main Round offer result announcement. 

The remaining percentage (approximately 60%) of JUPAS and non-JUPAS admittees would indicate their priorities on preferred programmes / majors within the Scheme, and shall be ranked by their academic performance in terms of overall GPA scores achieved after one year of study to determine the allocation of their preferred programmes / majors to join in the second year of study.

Tentative quota distribution among the three programmes:

  • BSc (Hons) in Building Engineering and Management - 25
  • BSc (Hons) in Property Management - 24
  • BSc (Hons) in Surveying – 49

 

Offered non-JUPAS applicants who are eligible for an unconditional choice to their preferred programmes / majors within the Scheme after one year of study would be informed of this message in the Notice of Offer as well.

 

The option of Secondary Major in Artificial Intelligence and Data Analytics (AIDA) is available to the students of BSc (Hons) Building Engineering and Management and the other option of Secondary Major in Innovation and Entrepreneurship (IE) is available to the students of BSc (Hons) in Property Management. Admission to the Secondary Majors are on competitive basis and subject to a different credit requirement for graduation. Please see 'Secondary Major Details" section.

Aims and Characteristics

Aims & Learning Outcomes

The aim of the BRE Scheme is to provide an academic platform to develop students’ knowledge, skills, and abilities in the fields of building and real estate through experience of real-world methods and practices. Graduates possess intellectual, vocational, and practical skills relevant to building and real estate and demonstrate independent thinking, curiosity, confidence, and professionalism.

Programme Characteristics

Applicants to the BRE Scheme may choose from the following three programmes:

BSc (Hons) in Building Engineering and Management

This programme provides students with a rich education in building engineering and construction project management. Our graduates are in great demand in the professional building and construction management sectors because they are well prepared to adapt to the changing needs of the construction industry and possess the expertise necessary to plan, coordinate, supervise, and control the multiple complex processes involved in building projects.

BSc (Hons) in Property Management

This programme equips graduates to provide strategic business solutions for corporations and institutions that capitalise on real estate as a business asset, deploy real estate to enhance business value and competitiveness, optimise corporate resources, improve users’ experiences, and prepare for the trends of tomorrow. This is a professionally recognised education programme with a global and practical vision. Offering a wide range of subjects related to building and real estate, the programme provides an interdisciplinary education in property and housing management, facilities management and real estate asset management.

BSc (Hons) in Surveying

This programme nurtures future professionals in the fields of building surveying, general practice surveying (real estate), planning and development, property and facility management, and quantity surveying (construction economics). Graduates possess the knowledge and skills necessary to pursue professional careers in surveying and real estate, and to lead strategy and policy making in the land, property, and construction sectors. 

Characteristics of Scheme Based Admission

Students admitted to the BSc (Hons) Scheme in Building and Real Estate will complete a common first year curriculum. Students would then be required to indicate their priority on preferred programmes / majors after the first year of study.

Approximately 40% of students in the Scheme will receive an unconditional choice to their preferred programmes / majors without any restrictions, determined by the ranking of their DSE admission scores and interview scores for JUPAS students, or by means of other relevant outstanding academic results for non-JUPAS students. Qualified JUPAS and non-JUPAS students would be informed at the time receiving the Notice of Offer.

The remaining approximately 60% of students will be required to indicate their priority on preferred programmes / majors before the end of first year of study. These students will then be ranked by their overall GPA scores after one year of study to determine the allocation of their preferred programmes / majors to join in the second year of study.

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