Control an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle - HKU SPACE: Aviation courses
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Control an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle

Course Code
Application Code
Study mode
Start Date
To be advised
6 days
English supplemented with Cantonese
Course Fee
HK$3600 per programme
How to Apply
Deadline on 11 Jul 2018 (Wed)
3416 6413
2508 6403

This course is designed for students who are interested in understanding the control principle and operation of Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV).


The course consists of 18 contact hours including 12 hours of lecture and 6 hours of UAV building workshop.


Learning activities

Learning hours



General aviation terminology

Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) familiarizations

Basic UAV control principle

Basic aviation law governing UAV operations

Potential risk and safety awareness for UAV operations

12 hrs


UAV building workshop

6 hrs




18 hrs


2)Course Delivery & Award

  • Medium of Instruction: English supplemented with Cantonese.  Course materials will be in English. 
  • Students will be issued a “Statement of Attendance” achieving at least 70% of class attendance.


3)Minimum Entry Requirement

Applicants are expected to be of age 15 and above.

Application Code 1692-1145NW -
Venue Kowloon East Campus (classroom and school hall)

Days / Time
  • Wed, Sat, 9:30am - 12:30pm
  • Applicants are expected to be of age 15 and above.
Course Fee
  • Course Fee : HK$3600 per programme
Enrolment Method


Applicants shall

a) complete the enrolment form and enrol in the course(s)

(i) at the Enrolment Centres of HKU SPACE (please refer to the ‘Enrolment Centre’ section) by cash, EPS, cheque/bank draft or credit cards (VISA / MasterCard);
(ii) by mail with cheque/bank draft to ‘HKU SPACE Summer School Office, 11/F, 250 King’s Road, Hong Kong’

Cheque/Bank draft should be made payable to ‘HKU SPACE’ with applicant’s name and course(s) applied written on the back.  A photo of the applicant (in plain colour background, 45mm(W) x 55mm(H)) is also required.

b) apply through the School’s online enrolment system and pay by credit card or PPS.

All applicants who are below age 18 on 17 July 2018 MUST complete and submit the ‘Parent/Guardian Consent Form’ together with the Enrolment Form.

If you are applying for more than one course, please check to ensure that there is no clash of class schedules before submitting your application.


  1. Fees and places on courses cannot be transferred from one applicant to another.  Once accepted to 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 approved transfers.
  2. Receipts will be issued for fees paid but HKU SPACE will not be responsible for any loss of receipt sent by mail.
  3. Receipts will only be issued once.  For additional copies of proof of payments, please send a stamped, self-addressed envelope with a completed form and a crossed cheque for HK$30 per copy made payable to ‘HKU SPACE’.  Such copies will only normally be issued at the end of a course.

For details of admission, information for students, enrolment centres and other information related to HKU SPACE Summer School, please visit our Summer School webpage.

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