Associate of Science in Surveying (ASc S)

This curriculum applies to students admitted in 2018/19.

Mode of Study: Full-time
Normal duration: 2 years
Programme Leader: Dr Eric Cheng
Deputy Programme Leader: Dr Paul Ho
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General enquiry: bsinfo@cityu.edu.hk (e-mail) / 3442 7089 (hotline)



Programme Aims

The Associate of Science in Surveying aims to produce graduates to possess:

  1. specialist and content-based knowledge and skills related to the surveying profession to enable them to work as a competent associate professional in the surveying and construction industry; and
  2. intellectual abilities and transferable skills to apply skills and strategies in learning, to deal with problems creatively, to communicate, interact and work well with people, and to operate across disciplines and professional boundaries.
The graduates are expected to be equipped with the required broad-based academic foundation and practical skills in surveying enabling them to enter into an international workplace or to continue education in local and overseas universities.

Career Prospects

Graduates of this programme may work as Survey Officer / Valuation Officer / Works Supervisor etc. in the relevant government departments including Architectural Services Department, Buildings Department, Lands Department, Housing Department, Highways Department and Rating and Valuation Department etc.
Graduates may also work in the private and public sectors in the fields of project management, property development and valuation, estate agency, building surveying, quantity surveying, contract administration, property management and construction.

Admission Requirements

To be eligible for admission, you must satisfy the Entrance Requirements.

Programme Structure and Curriculum

A. Core Courses (51 credit units)

  1. Technology for Living Environment
  2. Science for Human Comfort
  3. Building Communication
  4. Economics
  5. Legal Studies
  6. Building Measurement 1
  7. Building and Environmental Control
  8. Design and Specification
  9. Construction Technology
  10. Construction Materials & Structure
  11. Building Services
  12. Property Management
  13. Building Cost Studies
  14. Maintenance Technology and Management
  15. Real Estate Valuation
  16. Estate Agency and Marketing
  17. Planning and Development

B. Elective (3 credit units) - students can choose one out of the eight electives

  1. Sustainable Built Environment
  2. Construction Contract Administration
  3. Building Measurement 2
  4. Procurement Practice
  5. Engineering Survey & Geoinformatics
  6. Independent Studies
  7. Business Management
  8. Project Management

Professional Accreditation and Recognition

This programme (for 2017 cohort or before) has been successfully accredited by:

  • The Hong Kong Institute of Surveyors (HKIS), graduates can undergo its training scheme called Assessment of Professional Competence to become a professional surveyor bearing the title AMHKIS and/or MHKIS. Re-accreditation will be sought for the 2018/19 admission cohort.

Articulation

This programme is also recognized by many local and overseas universities for admission with advanced standing into second or final year of their degree programmes.

Student activities

Students of this programme can join different activities including study tour, site visit and talk etc.