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  • Locations: Hong Kong, China; Macau, Macao
  • Program Terms: Intersession
  • To open an application, contact Study Abroad Program Advisor (see box below for contact information)
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Intersession 2018 10/02/2017
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Rolling Admission 01/12/2018 01/19/2018
NOTE: Participants will land in Hong Kong on Thursday, January 11 and transit directly to Macau. Course activities begin in Macau on January 12. The group will transfer together from Macau to Hong Kong on January 14. Course activities complete on January 19. Participants will depart Hong Kong on January 20.

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Students will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.

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Fact Sheet:
Professor(s): Dr. Charles Tu Disciplines offered: Master of Business Administration (GSBA), Master of Science in Real Estate (MSRE)
Program Advisor: Allison Howitt - ahowitt@sandiego.edu Program Type: Graduate Business - Ahlers Center
Program Description:
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Location Course Professor 2018 Program Dates Pre-Departure Meeting
Macau and Hong Kong, SAR China MSRE 509: Commercial real Estate Capital Markets ( 3 units)

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GSBA 594: Commercial Real Estate Capital Markets (2 units)
Charles Tu, PhD Class and program activities run January 12-19, 2018.  Students should arrive to Hong Kong on January 11 and transit directly to Macau via ferry.  The group will transit together from Macau to Hong Kong on January 14.  Participants will depart Hong Kong on January 20.

Note that MSRE students will be required to attend conferences, seminars, and workshops in San Diego during the spring 2018 term in addition to the course work abroad.  Details on these additional requirements for MSRE students will be provided to applicants by Dr. Tu.
Monday, December 11, 2017 at 6:30PM - 8:00PM in Avila 100

Course Description

MSRE 509/GSBA 594: COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE CAPITAL MARKETS (3 units for MSRE students, 2 units for GSBA students)

This course examines the major players, investment criteria and deal structures available in the capital markets (both debt and equity) for the real estate investor.  It analyzes roles of traditional sources of real estate capital, as well as the proliferation of newer financial products, with a focus on the risk or return parameters for the various sources of capital.

  • Pre-requisite of MSRE 503 or GSBA 525

Estimated Program Costs

  MSRE 509 GSBA 594
Program Fee $350 $350
Tuition ($950/unit) $2,850 $1,900
Accommodations (see notes below) $837 $837
Roundtrip Airfare Between SAN > HKG $900 $900
Total $4,937 $3,987

Notes about program costs:

  1. PROGRAM FEE is NON-REFUNDABLE once you apply and are accepted to a program. This fee is not a deposit towards tuition, rather a separate payment towards on-site logistical fees such as classroom rentals, speakers, overhead, some group activities, some meals and select ground transportation.
  2. AIRFARE is estimated as of August 17, 2017, using google.com/flights. Please check current airfare using your departure and return cities for a more accurate estimate.
  3. ACCOMMODATIONS for group housing in Macau will be located at the Crowne Plaza.  The nightly rate is $154 inclusive of all taxes, internet, and breakfast. Those selecting to stay in double occupancy (shared) rooms will be billed $77/night.  The group housing for Hong Kong will be located at the Royal Garden Hotel. The nightly rate is $202 per room, inclusive of all taxes, internet, and breakfast. Those selecting to stay in double occupancy (shared) rooms will be billed $101/night. Those bringing a guest or selecting to stay in a single occupancy room will be billed the full nightly rates listed above. Students are not required to stay at the group hotel, although it is highly recommended. Those arriving several days early to Macau, or staying in Hong Kong after the program end date, may inquire about additional nights at either hotel with our group rate. These additional nights are dependent upon availability and will be discussed with accepted program participants after the October 2 application deadline.

Application

The application deadline for Intersession 2018 is October 2, 2017. To be considered for acceptance, your online application must be complete by this date. Once you apply for a program, you commit to pay the $350 program fee. This program fee will be charged to each student's account upon acceptance and is non-refundable unless admission is denied.  Applicants will be notified of acceptance by October 9, 2017. Once accepted, you must provide your flight itinerary and accommodations requests by October 30, 2017. Further information will be provided to accepted students.  If you have already opened an online application, continue working on it by visiting the direct login page.

Visa Information

Accepted students should apply immediately for any necessary tourist visas. Students are solely responsible for obtaining their own visas. If you are required to obtain a visa, you may apply directly through the host country's consulate for a tourist visa or contact Allison Howitt, Academic Programs Manager, for a visa service referral. The information provided below applies to U.S. citizens. If you are not a U.S. citizen, see if you need a visa for Hong Kong and Macau.

Macau

A valid passport is required for U.S. citizens to enter Macau. Macau does not require U.S. citizens to obtain a visa prior to arrival pending the duration of their trip does not exceed 30 days. Those traveling on non-U.S. passports should determine if they need a visa to enter Macau by visiting the Visa HQ website.

Hong Kong

A valid passport is required for U.S. citizens to enter Hong Kong. Hong Kong does not require U.S. citizens to obtain a visa prior to arrival pending the duration of their trip does not exceed 90 days. Non-U.S. citizens and students planning to travel into Mainland China will require an entry visa and should plan to apply through the Chinese Consulate or a visa referral agency.
 

Additional Questions

Allison Howitt, Academic Programs Manager
Ahlers Center for International Business
University of San Diego
Coronado Room 114
5998 Alcalá Park
San Diego, CA 92110
tel: +1 (619) 260-4847
fax: +1 (619) 260-4198


 


To open an application, contact Study Abroad Program Advisor (see box below for contact information)