The programme is offered in a combined mode (both full-time and part-time students are welcome). Full-time students should be able to complete the programme in one year, while part-time students shall complete the programme in two years.
All students are first admitted to the MAHUM programme (30 credits units). Students who have successfully completed 24 credits units (excluding the MAHUM Capstone Project and Research Methods for Housing Studies and Urban Management) as prescribed in the syllabus are eligible to apply for graduation as PGD as an exit.
Programme Core Courses (15 Credit Units)
- Comparative and International Housing and Urban Policy
- Finance and Economics in Housing and Urban Studies
- Contemporary Issues in Housing and Urban Management
- Research Methods for Housing and Urban Management
- MAHUM Capstone Project
Stream Core Courses (12 Credit Units)
1. Housing Stream
2. Urban Management Stream
Stream Electives (3 Credit Units)
^All applicants are required to indicate their preferred study stream at the time of application. While the University tries to accommodate applicants' preference as far as possible, applicants’ allocation to their first choice is not guaranteed. The University reserves the right to suspend a study stream in case of under-enrolment.