Programme Information (BSc BS Top-Up)

BSc (Hons) Building Surveying (Top-up) (NCR registration no.: 252440)

Start date
6 April or 27 September 2021

Application date
Apply by 22 February 2021 for April 2021 intake

Mode of delivery
Online learning

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Industry-recognised qualification that provides academic preparation for a career as a Chartered Surveyor.

Building Surveying is a growing, international, professional discipline dealing with the inspection, maintenance and refurbishment of existing buildings. industry-recognised BSc (Hons) Building Surveying is designed to prepare you for a successful career in building surveying. It provides a rigorous understanding of the principles and practice involved in building surveying.

If you have studied a related qualification* that is at level 4 or 5 on the UK Regulated Qualifications

Framework, or equivalent (e.g. Associate Degree, Higher Diploma, BTEC Higher National Diploma etc), you may be able to transfer credits to one of our BSc programmes, allowing you to reduce the cost and time of your studies.

* A related qualification is one awarded in a surveying, building, or construction management discipline.

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Entry requirements

You should have 96 UCAS tariff points (for example, three HKDSEs at Grade 4). You can check your tariff points online at
Applicants with one of the following qualifications are also eligible for entry:

➜ Associate Degree

➜ Higher Diploma

➜ Professional Diploma


English and maths entry requirement

All applicants are required to demonstrate their English and maths proficiency. The following qualifications fulfil our entry requirements:

➜ An English proficiency of 5.5 (with at least 5.5 in the reading and writing modules) in the Academic IELTS test and a relevant maths qualification as listed below.

➜ A cognate sub-degree (Level 5) qualification taught and assessed in English from the University of Hong Kong or City University of Hong Kong and a relevant maths qualification as listed below;


➜ HKDSE Grade 3 or above in English Language and grade 2 or above in maths;


➜ HKCEE Grades A-D or 5*-3 in English (syllabus B only) and Grades A-E or 5*-3 in maths;


➜ HKALE Grade E or above in English (advanced and advanced supplementary levels); and D or above in maths (advanced level).


Graduates of our BSc (Hons) Building Surveying can apply for the Probationer Membership of the following professional bodies:

  • The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS)
  • Hong Kong Institute of Surveyors (HKIS)
  • Chartered Association of Building Engineers (CABE)
  • The Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB)
  • Hong Kong Institute of Construction Managers, Limited (HKICM)


Expected workload and contact hours

15-20 hours a week for 42 weeks per annum.









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This programme is registered with the Hong Kong Non-local Courses Registry (NCR). It is a matter of discretion for individual employers to recognize any qualification to which this programme may lead.

These programmes are eligible programmes under the Extended Non-means-tested Loan Scheme administered by the Student Finance Office (SFO), Working Family and Student Financial Assistance Agency (WFSFAA).