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Business Discipline

Higher Diploma in Real Estate and Property Management

Programme code BA114037

The following section presents the programme information offered in September 2023. Application information for AY 2024/25 will be announced in early November 2023.
Duration of Study
2 Years
Mode of Study
Offering Campus(es) / Venue(s)
IVE (Sha Tin)
Entrance Requirements
Five HKDSE subjects at Level 2 or above, including English Language and Chinese Language; OR VTC Diploma of Foundation Studies; OR VTC Diploma of Vocational Education / Diploma of Vocational Baccalaureate; OR Diploma Yi Jin; OR Equivalent.
Remarks :
  1. An "Attained", "Attained with Distinction (I)" and "Attained with Distinction (II)" in an HKDSE Applied Learning (ApL) subject (Category B subjects) are regarded as equivalent to an HKDSE subject at "Level 2", "Level 3" and "Level 4" respectively, and a maximum of two ApL subjects (excluding ApL(C)) can be counted for admission purpose.
  2. A "Grade D or E" and a "Grade C or above" in an HKDSE Other Language subject (Category C subjects) are regarded as equivalent to an HKDSE subject at "Level 2" and "Level 3" respectively, and one Other Language subject can be counted for admission purpose.
  3. Applicable to holders of Diploma in Vocational Education / Diploma of Vocational Education (DVE) (students admitted to DVE in AY2017/18 or before are required to complete prescribed further studies modules).
  4. Upon completion of the Diploma of Vocational Baccalaureate (DVB) Programmes, students can progress to higher diploma programmes in VTC, subject to their BTEC and IGCSE results.
Programme Aims
This programme aims to provide students with hands-on experience in property management and professional knowledge for the real estate business.

Through industrial attachment and workplace coaching, students are ready to work and develop their career in the real estate industry.
Career Prospects
Graduates are competent to take up positions like Property Officer, Housing Officer, Officer Trainee, Assistant Surveyor, Assistant Property Officer or Estate Assistant. Subject to graduates' career goal.
Graduates can pursue relevant degrees locally or overseas, including Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Surveying (Year 3 Entry)^ offered by Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong (THEi).
Meanwhile, they also can apply for admission to the top-up degree programmes related to Business Management in Hong Kong offered by the universities in collaboration with the School for Higher and Professional Education (SHAPE).
^  students may be required to take bridging modules
Professional Recognition
The programme was recognized by the following authority and professional bodies:
  1. The Property Management Services Authority (PMSA) - Graduates would fulfill one of the criteria for holding a Property Management Practitioner (Tier 2) licence
  2. The Chartered Institute of Housing Asian Pacific Branch (CIHAPB) - Graduates would satisfy the academic requirements of “Member” of the Institute
  3. The Hong Kong Institute of Real Estate Administrators (HIREA) - Graduates would fully satisfy the entrance requirements of HIREA membership for "Associate Member" of the institute.
  4. The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) of the United Kingdom. Graduates would satisfy the academic requirements of "Associate Member" of the Institution.
Students may be required to attend classes on other VTC campuses. VTC reserves the right to cancel any programme, revise programme content or change the offering institute(s) / campus(es) / class venue(s) if circumstances so warrant.