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Engineering Discipline

Higher Diploma in Surveying

Programme code EG524111

The following section presents the programme information offered in September 2021. Information of programmes to be offered in academic year 2022/23 will be announced in Mid May 2022.
Modules (Credit)
Semester 1 :
  • English and Communication: Workplace Interaction (6)
  • Information Technology Essentials – Smart Living (6)
  • Construction Materials (10)
  • Construction Drawings (6)
  • Mathematics for Surveying (6)
Semester 2 :
  • English and Communication: Workplace Correspondence (6)
  • Vocational Chinese Communication : Putonghua Conversation and Reports (6)
  • Tendering and Contractual Procedures (10)
  • Construction Technology and Temporary Work (8)
  • Engineering Science for Construction B  (6)
Semester 3 :
  • English and Communication: Persuasive Presentations  (9)
  • Building Law (10)
  • Building Services  (6)
  • Practical Training (Year-long-module) (1/2) (2)
Semester 4 :
  • Whole Person Development - Mindshift: Achieving Personal Growth & Effectiveness (6)
  • Measurement for Building Works (Year-long-module) (1/2) (9)
  • Building Information Modelling for Surveying (10)
  • Practical Training (Year-long-module) (2/2) (2)
Semester 5 :
  • Whole Person Development - Collaboration, Teamwork & Social Engagement (6)
  • Measurement for Building Works (Year-long-module) (2/2) (10)
  • Building Inspection and Maintenance (8)
  • Construction Project Management (10)
Semester 6 :
  • Industrial Attachment (10)
  • Property Investment and Construction Economics (8)
  • BIM for Reinforced Concrete Structure (10)
  • Enrichment Module (6)
Semester 7 :
  • English and Communication: Promotional Materials (10)
  • Construction Technology and Green Structure Design (10)
Elective Set (1) - for Building Surveying includes
  • Real Estate Maintenance and Management for Building Surveying (12)
  • Building Regulations and Codes of Practice (9)
  • Integrated Project on Building Surveying (12)#
Elective Set (2) - for Quantity Surveying includes
  • Measurement for Civil Engineering and E&M Works in Quantity Surveying (12)
  • Cost Estimating (9)
  • Integrated Project on Quantity Surveying (12)#
Semester 8 : 
  • English and Communication: Reports (9)
  • Vocational Chinese Communication : Putonghua Presentations, Administrative and Technical Text Writing (9)
  • Property and Facilities Management (10)
  • Industry-Based Student Project (Year-long-module) (1/2) (16)
Semester 9 :
  • Whole Person Development - Enhancing Competencies in the 21st Century Workplace (3)
  • Construction Contract Management (8)
  • Industry-Based Student Project (Year-long-module) (2/2) (16)
# Module offered in Semester 8
(Students are required to study the elective modules sets either for Building Surveying or for Quantity Surveying, but which is consistent with the previous choice in semester 7 and semester 8)

[Required No. of Credits for Graduation: 316]
Notes :
  • Some modules of the programme, e.g. Practical Training and Industrial Attachment, etc., may be conducted in the daytime.
  • All students will be required to take and pass all of the Whole Person Development modules before graduation. Students possessing at least two-year full-time work experience (from the date of attaining the qualifications that can meet the entry requirements of Higher Diploma Programme) can apply for module exemption subject to passing the related assessment. Please click here  for details.