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Engineering Discipline

Higher Diploma in Surveying

Programme code EG114111

Duration of Study
2 Years
Mode of Study
Offering Campus(es) / Venue(s)
(Planned Places)
IVE (Morrison Hill) - 40
IVE (Tsing Yi) - 70
Admission Score (For reference)  (Note 1)
Average Result : 14
Score Range : 10 - 19
Programme Aims
The programme prepares students for surveying professional careers in: (1) Building Surveying – planning, design and managing building projects; inspection of new and existing buildings; or (2) Quantity Surveying – financial planning and management, tendering and contract administration, value assessment and project management for construction projects.
The programme is designed with an emphasis on generic and language training, whole-person development and workplace experience to better prepare students for further studies and employment after graduation.

Click here to view the programme highlights video (narration in Cantonese)
Professional Recognition
The programme has been recognised as academic qualifications being of sufficient academic standard for entry to the Assessment of Professional Competence by the Hong Kong Institute of Surveyors (HKIS). Graduates with relevant working experience can apply as Probationer to undertake prescribed professional training (Normally not less than 36 months) and apply for HKIS Assessment of Professional Competence to admit as Associate Member or Member of HKIS.
The programme is widely accepted by the construction industry. It is also accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and the Hong Kong Institute of Construction Managers as a required academic qualification for their Associate Membership.
Graduates with relevant work experience are eligible to become Grades T1 to T3 of Technically Competent Person (TCP) of specific streams and scopes under the Site Supervision Plan System of the Buildings Ordinance. (apply to graduates of the BS Elective Module Set only).
Graduates completed the required module of the programme will be issued with Green Cards which fulfills the Mandatory Basic Safety Training requirement for working in construction sites.

The programme is a CIC-accredited BIM Coordinator (CCBC) Course*.
*Including a pass in the elective module “BIM for Reinforced Concrete Structure.”
  1. Admission score in 2023 refers to score of the best 5 HKDSE subjects, including Chinese Language and English Language of admitted students in 2023. For reference only.
    (Scoring scale: 5**=7 points; 5*=6 points; 5=5 points; 4=4 points; 3=3 points; 2=2 points; 1=1 point)
  2. Students may be required to attend classes on other VTC campuses. VTC reserves the right to cancel any programme, revise programme title, content or change the offering institute(s) / campus(es) / class venue(s) if circumstances so warrant.
  3. For details please contact Department of Construction :
    • IVE (Morrison Hill) : 2835 8359
    • IVE (Tsing Yi) : 2436 8503