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Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Surveying

Bachelor of Science (Honours) Surveying

Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Surveying

DepartmentDepartment of Design and Architecture

Programme NameBachelor of Science (Honours) in Surveying

JUPAS Catalogue No. – For Year 1 Entry Apply NowJSSV08 (Application for Year-1-entry subsidised places under Study Subsidy Scheme for Designated Professions/Sectors [SSSDP] via JUPAS

Programme Code – For Year 3 EntryDS145107 (Application for Year-3-entry subsidised places under SSSDP via VTC Web-based Admission System)

Mode, Year of Study Accepting Entry & Duration of StudyFull-time: 4 Years (Year-1-entry) / 2 Years (Year-3-entry)

Medium of InstructionEnglish

Venue(s)Teaching would be conducted in THEi (Chai Wan) campus.


Qualifications Framework Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Surveying
QF Level: 5
QR Registration No.: 16/000216/L5
Registration Validity Period: 01/09/2016 to 31/08/2026

Programme Aims

There is a significant demand for surveying services and quality graduates. The programme provides a highly vocational-oriented surveying degree supported by practical studies and work-integrated learning placement. It also provides a choice of two multiple specialisations to enhance professional expertise and employability, namely (1) Quantity Surveying and Property & Facility Management (QS and PFM) Stream, and (2) Building Surveying, General Practice and Planning & Development (BS, GP and PD) Stream.


The programme covers the core surveying areas of construction technology, real estate and development management, land and construction law and real estate economics and investment, which back up the professional roles and tasks at planning, development, construction, and occupancy phases of the building life cycle. It also emphasises general education and work-integrated learning. Graduates from this programme will therefore be professionally competent and contribute to social and global issues.

Career Prospects

Graduates will be employed in both public and private sectors as follows.

  1. Quantity surveyors: Architectural Services Department, Highways Department, Housing Department, Urban Renewal Authority, professional QS consultancy firms, developers, building and civil engineering contractors, insurance companies, etc.
  2. Property and facility management surveyors: Government Property Agency, developers, in-house service departments, property consultants, FM and property management companies, asset and property management companies, etc.
  3. Building surveyors: Buildings Department, Housing Department, Architectural Services Department, Hong Kong Housing Society, Urban Renewal Authority, developers, local and international property consultants, estates and technical departments in institutions and corporations, etc.
  4. General practice surveyors: Lands Department, Rating & Valuation Department, Housing Department, Government Property Agency, property and valuation consultants, developers, etc.
  5. Planning and development surveyors: Planning Department, town planning and development consultants, developers, etc. 


  1. Master degrees in specialty areas such as construction project management, real estate investment, urban planning, housing management, transport planning and construction law.
  2. MPhil or PhD research studies in surveying related areas.

Professional Recognition

The programme is fully accredited by the Hong Kong Institute of Surveyors (HKIS), the Hong Kong Institute of Facility Management (HKIFM) and the Chartered Institiute of Housing Asian Pacific Branch (CIHAPB). 

Study Subsidy Scheme for Designated Professions/Sectors

This programme is under HKSAR Government's Study Subsidy Scheme for Designated Professions/Sectors (SSSDP). Please press here for more details. Admission to the Year-1-entry subsidised places can be made through the Joint University Programmes Admissions System (JUPAS), whereas admission to the Year-3-entry subsidised places can be made through VTC Web-based Admissions System.

Entrance Requirements

Entrance Requirements for Year 1:
Please refer to the General Entrance Requirements for details. 


Programme-specific Requirements :

  1. For HKDSE, a maximum of any two Applied Learning (ApL) subjects can be counted for admission purpose except those in the area of Applied Learning Chinese (for non-Chinese speaking students).
  2. Applicants may be required to attend an interview.


Entrance Requirements for Year 3:
Higher Diploma OR equivalent sub-degree qualifications/studies in a relevant area of study.

  1. Additional core modules are required (with fee charged) for sub-degree graduates according to the educational background of individuals.
  2. All applicants are screened and selected by an Admission and Interview Panel. All interviews are conducted in English.
  3. If you have questions about the programme, please contact Department of Design and Architecture (telephone no.: 3890 8323, email address:

Tuition Fee

  • The tuition fees are charged according to the number of credit points taken during a semester.
  • The tuition fee for academic year 2024/25 is $3,235 per credit point (for Local Students) and $3,720 (for Non-local Students). Tuition fees are subject to annual reviews.



Students who are employed by a company in the construction field not less than 36 days in 3 months, and are studying a construction-related degree programme at the same time, are eligible for the subsidy under ‘On-the-job Training Allowance' Scheme.  Eligible students could earn a maximum amount of allowance at HK$90,000.  Please press here for more details.