- 31 Aug 2021 (Tue) - 29 Aug 2025 (Fri)
(Tuition fee for the 2020/21 academic year: HK$2,860/credit for DSR subjects; HK$2,550/credit for GUR subjects. Tuition fee for the 2021/22 academic year is subject to review. Minimum 72 credits required for graduation.
While the normal duration of the programme is 4 years, it is possible for students to complete the programme in a shorter period by taking more subjects in a semester/term as endorsed by the Award Leader concerned.
Aims and Objectives
The programme is offered under the Bachelor of Science (Honours) Scheme in Surveying and Built Environment which aims to equip graduates with the necessary knowledge and competencies for entry to a relevant career.
The Scheme comprises the following programmes:
- Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Building Engineering and Management
- Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Property and Asset Management*
- Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Surveying
*Remark: The programme is subject to the final approval by PolyU in mid-2021.
Holder of a recognised Associate Degree, Higher Diploma or equivalent qualification in related disciplines. Applicants with qualifications in non-construction-related areas will also be considered and, if admitted, are required to take appropriate foundation subject(s).
- The main medium of instruction of the study programme concerned should be English. Applicant who has completed the programme with other languages as the main medium of instruction should attain the following English Language requirement: IELTS 6.0 or TOEFL 550 (paper based); 80 (Internet based).
- An applicant who does not possess the above-mentioned qualification but has reached the age of 25 before 1 September, in the year in which he/she seeks admission, may apply as a mature applicant. A mature applicant should possess relevant work experience in senior positions and is expected to have completed some post-secondary studies in related fields. He/she will also be required to pass an admission test and demonstrate to the Admission Interview Panel his/her ability to complete the programme. In addition, he/she may be required to take appropriate foundation subject(s).
The programme was transferred to PolyU SPEED from the Department of Building and Real Estate (BRE) of PolyU. SPEED has maintained the core elements of the BRE Programme. Full accreditation has already been granted by the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB)**, the UK and the Hong Kong Institute of Construction Managers (HKICM) for this programme. SPEED is seeking the recognition from The Hong Kong Institution of Engineers (HKIE) for its programme.
The programme is a CIOB accredited course, having been judged to meet the CIOB Education Framework. Prospective members holding this qualification will have full academic exemption and once they have gained three to five years' relevant work experience, they may enter CIOB membership as an applicant to progress towards Chartered Membership without the requirement for an Individual Assessment. Please visit the webpage for detailed eligibility and examination exemption criteria of professional body.
Graduates will be well prepared to be building engineers/ construction managers.