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Architecture, Environment & Housing Construction, Safety & Built Environment

Becoming a Quantity Surveyor

Course Code
Application Code
Study mode
Start Date
15 Apr 2023 (Sat)
10 weeks
Cantonese, suppl with English
Course Fee
HK$5,100 per programme
Deadline on 06 Apr 2023 (Thu)
2508 8823
2508 6403
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This course aims to provide students with in-depth professional knowledge and technical know-how of a quantity surveyor in Hong Kong.

Target students will be current quantity surveying practitioners or those who are preparing for assessment of professional competence of the local professional institutions. The course will help them to fully understand the quantity surveyor’s expertise and update them with the current professional practices.

It will also help students to strengthen their professional knowledge to tackle contractual issues commonly faced in building and civil works projects, and acquire the distinctive competencies in quantity surveying practice associated with procurement strategies, valuation of variations, cost control, dispute resolution and contract administration necessary for professional assessments.

Each student who has attended 70% or above of the classes will be issued with a Statement of Attendance. 


  • Routes to Quantity Surveying qualifications
  • Cost planning and management
  • Valuation of payment and cost monitoring at post contract stage
  • Liquidated damages and extension of time
  • Insurance, bond and warranty
  • Direct loss and expense claims
  • Dispute resolution
  • Procurement strategies (main contract and subcontract)
  • New Engineering Contract 4
Application Code 2080-2362NW Apply Online Now
Start Date 15 Apr 2023 (Sat)
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Days / Time
  • Saturday, 2:30pm - 5:30pm
  • 10 session(s)
  • 3 hours per session

Applicants should hold a diploma, higher diploma or bachelor’s degree in the related field awarded by a recognized tertiary education institution.

Course Fee
  • Course Fee : HK$5,100 per programme

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Application Form Application Form

Enrolment Method
Payment Method
1. Cash, EPS, WeChat Pay Or Alipay

Course fees can be paid by cash, EPS, WeChat Pay or Alipay at any HKU SPACE Enrolment Centres.

2. Cheque Or Bank draft

Course fees can also be paid by crossed cheque or bank draft made payable to “HKU SPACE”. Please specify the programme title(s) for application and the applicant’s name.. You may either:

  • bring the completed form(s), together with the appropriate course or application fees in the form of a cheque, and any required supporting documents to any of the HKU SPACE enrolment centres;
  • or mail the above documents to any of the HKU SPACE Enrolment Centres, specifying  “Course Application” on the envelope.  HKU SPACE will not be responsible for any loss of payment sent by mail.
3. VISA/Mastercard

Applicants may also pay the course fee by VISA or Mastercard, including the “HKU SPACE Mastercard”, at any HKU SPACE enrolment centres. Holders of the HKU SPACE Mastercard can enjoy a 10-month interest-free instalment period for courses with a tuition fee worth a minimum of HK$2,000; however, the course applicant must also be the cardholder himself/herself. For enquiries, please contact our staff at any enrolment centres.

4. Online Payment

Online application / enrolment is offered for most open admission courses (course enrolled on first come, first served basis) and selected award-bearing programmes. Application fees and course fees of these programmes/courses can be settled by using "PPS by Internet" (not available via mobile phones), VISA or Mastercard. In addition to the aforesaid online payment channels, continuing students of award-bearing programmes, if their programmes offer online service, may also pay their course fees by Online WeChat Pay, Online Alipay and Faster Payment System (FPS). Please refer to Enrolment Methods - Online Enrolment  for details.


  • If the programme/course is starting within five working days, application by post is not recommended to avoid any delays. Applicants are advised to enrol in person at HKU SPACE Enrolement Centres and avoid making cheque payment under this circustance.
  • Fees paid are not refundable except under very exceptional circumstances (e.g. course cancellation due to insufficient enrolment), subject to the School’s discretion. In exceptional cases where a refund is approved, fees paid by cash, EPS, WeChat Pay, Alipay, cheque or PPS (for online payment only) will normally be reimbursed by a cheque, and fees paid by credit card will normally be reimbursed to the payment cardholder's credit card account.
  • In addition to the published fees, there may be additional costs associated with individual programmes. Please refer to the relevant course brochures or direct any enquiries to the relevant programme team for details.
  • Fees and places on courses cannot be transferrable from one applicant to another. Once accepted onto a course, the student may not change to another course without approval from HKU SPACE. A processing fee of HK$120 will be levied on each approved transfer.
  • Receipts will be issued for fees paid but HKU SPACE will not be repsonsible for any loss of receipt sent by mail.
  • For payment certification, please submit a completed form, a sufficiently stamped and self-addressed envelope, and a crossed cheque for HK$30 per copy made payable to "HKU SPACE" to any of our enrolment centres.