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Engineering Discipline

Higher Diploma in Geospatial Science and Land Surveying

Programme code EG114143

Duration of Study
2 Years
Mode of Study
Offering Campus(es) / Venue(s)
(Planned Places)
IVE (Sha Tin) - 30

(Some modules of this programme offered by IVE(Sha Tin) would be conducted at IVE(Morrison Hill).)

Admission Score (For reference)  (Note 1)
Average Result : 14
Score Range : 10 - 19
Programme Aims
The programme aims to train para-professionals on land surveying and geographic information technology.
To support Hong Kong Smart City Blueprint, allow students to develop a 3D spatial database and apply spatial data in the innovative development of smart cities.

The programme will also provide 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 Department will seek the following professional institutions to recognise our graduates from this programme satisfying the academic requirement of its Associate membership:
  1. The Hong Kong Institute of Surveyors (HKIS) - Land Surveying Division
  2. Chartered Institution of Civil Engineering Surveyors (CICES)
 The level of exemption will be considered on individual basis.

Graduates with relevant work experience and academic qualifications are eligible to pursue become land surveying professionals.
  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 Engineering :
    IVE (Sha Tin) : 2256 7500