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Architecture, Environment & Housing Architecture

Cultural Heritage Entrepreneurship

Course Code
Application Code
Study mode
Start Date
To be advised
2 days
English, supplemented with Cantonese
Course Fee
HK$1920 per programme
3762 0071
2214 1870
How to Apply


This course is designed for those interested in starting a heritage-based creative startup that safeguards the significance of the heritage without weakening the traditional values and practices. 

Through the application of three UNESCO culture convention namely, 

1. Convention for the protection of world natural and cultural heritage, 

2. Convention for the safeguarding of intangible culture heritage, and 

3. Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the diversity of cultural expressions

Programme Details

Students will: 

  • Learn the key concept of three UENSCO Culture Convention 
  •  Discuss successful case studies 
  • Be able to develop a startup proposal that echoes conventions and sustainable development. 
Application Code 2180-2383NW -


Start Date

  • To be advised

Days / Time

  • To be advised


  • Duration: 2 days

  • Contact hours: total 12 hours, 6 hours per day


Medium of Instruction

  • English (supplemented with Cantonese) 

Teacher Information

Ms. Anna Yau



Ms. Anna Yau is an Accredited Heritage Conservationist of the International Committee of Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS), Council Member of the Hong Kong Institute of Architectural Conservationists (HKICON), Museum Advisory Committee and History Sub-Committee of the HKSAR Culture, Sports and Tourism Bureau, and the first member of the UNESCO Convention for Safeguarding Intangible Cultural Heritage Global Network Facilitator.


Course Fee
  • Course Fee : HK$1920 per programme

Entry Requirements

Anyone who is interested in starting a heritage startup to safeguard cultural heritage. 


Application Form Download 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. 
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