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. Most courses of the Housing Stream are offered on weekday evenings, while most courses of the Urban Management Stream are offered in the daytime on weekdays. Some courses might be arranged on occasional weekends.
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)