Bachelor Degree

Bachelor of Estate Management (Honours)

This programme equips students for careers in property valuation, property management, property development, investment and finance. The programme focuses in core competencies required on property valuation in wide ranges of property and purposes inclusive of traditional, statutory, investment, plant and machinery, special properties and development appraisal. Students will be trained in property and estate management areas such as development, land purchase, facilities management, support service, managing and maintaining residential, commercial and industrial property. This programme also emphasis on financial, development and investment practices such as investment analysis, viability study, market study, purchase and portfolio management of investment property and the financing of real estate projects.

Programme:
Bachelor of Estate Management (Honours) (3 Years 6 Months)

Career Prospects:
Upon completion of the programme, graduates can be employed as executive and/or managerial levels personnel in Property Management, Valuation and Estate Agency practices, which include, but not limited to valuation, feasibility study, property market research, development, marketing and management.

The Bachelor of Estate Management (Honours) programme has the following four Programme Educational Objectives, to be achieved 3 to 5 years upon completion of the programme:

  1. To produce graduates who are well grounded with essential technical and managerial knowledge in real estate management practices. (Knowledge).
  2. To produce graduates who are leaders, creative and effective problem solvers in resolving issues in the real estate management discipline. (Practical skills) (Thinking and scientific skills) (Leadership skills)
  3. To produce graduates who are responsible and effective team players with strong interpersonal and communication skills and possess the right attitude with ethical values that enables them to execute their work professionally in the real estate industry. (Communication skills) (Social skills, teamwork and responsibility) (Values, ethics, moral and professionalism)
  4. To produce graduates with entrepreneurial skills and ability to establish and manage their own real estate management practices and continuously upskill themselves in pursuit of their personal development. (Information management and lifelong learning) (Managerial and entrepreneurship skills)

Upon completion of the programme, the graduates should be able to:

  1. Possess an in-depth knowledge and skills pertaining to real estate management so as to perform competently in the property management profession. (Knowledge)
  2. Apply an understanding of the mechanisms which determine property market value and demonstrate competency in collecting, identifying, evaluating and synthesizing the property value data and information. (Practical skills)
  3. Analyse the property market data and information in resolving issues related to property value and investment. (Thinking and scientific skills)
  4. Communicate effectively in written, pictorial and verbal forms, with and without the use of ICT tools, in their work and effectively participate in interactive team work. (Communication skills)
  5. Demonstrate interpersonal skills, ability to work independently, ability to work in a team and be responsible for the work done. (Social skills, teamwork and responsibility)
  6. Practise professional ethical values and right attitude in relation to their work. (Values, ethics, moral and professionalism)
  7. Manage and control personal learning plans to inculcate lifelong learning; record achievements, reflective evaluation and plan for future implementation. (Information management and lifelong learning)
  8. Apply managerial and entrepreneurial skills in managing the business operations, particularly in real estate management practices. (Managerial and entrepreneurship skills)
  9. Acquire leadership skills essential for leading a team of Real Estate professionals or subordinates in their future work place. (Leadership skills)
  • Introduction to Valuation
  • Applied Valuation
  • Investment Valuation
  • Valuation of Special Properties
  • Statutory Valuation
  • Advanced Valuation 
  • Property Market Research and Marketing
  • Property Development, Investment and Finance
  • Professional Practice
  • Principles of Management
  • Accounting and Financial Management
  • Building Maintenance Management
  • Facilities Management
  • Property Management
  • Building Construction Technology
  • Construction Materials
  • Environmental Science and Building Services
  • Mechanical and Electrical Services
  • Town and Country Planning
  • Land Use Planning
  • Principles of Economics
  • Land Economics
  • Property Development Economics
  • Principles of Law
  • Property Law
  • Building By-Laws
  • Law of Property Taxation
  • Law of Land Acquisition
  • IT and CAD
  • Site Surveying
  • Integrated Projects, GIS in Property Management
  • Research Methodology
  • Project and Dissertation
  • Industrial Training
             Total Credit: 137