Sept 2021 EntryProgramme code: JS3387
121 (plus 1-credit industrial safety training & a non-credit bearing summer training)
Ir Dr Wallace Lai Wai-lok
BSc(Hons), PhD, MHKIE
Deputy Programme Leader
Dr Yan Wai Yeung
BSc(Hons), MSc, PhD
Programme Aims & Learning Outcomes
This programme is underpinned by the philosophy that our graduates should be capable of coping with rapidly changing market conditions in Hong Kong, the Chinese mainland and the region, and with the demands of their future professions in land surveying, geo-information technology and utility management and surveying. The Department has close links with professional bodies and invites industry experts to give guest lectures to students whenever appropriate.
The aims of the programme are to
On completion of the programme, students will be able to:
The programme curriculum enables students to develop careers in the land and utility surveying, and geo-informatics industry and includes both professional knowledge and subjects related to ethics and global engagement. The Compulsory Subjects equip students with essential knowledge and skills and an introduction to advanced technologies. The programme also provides opportunities for students to pursue further knowledge through independent study.
Compulsory subjects are offered every year, whereas in principle, all LSGI elective subjects will be offered once every two years to provide students with two chances to choose a particular subject throughout the 4-year study period.
The programme is accredited by The Land Surveyors Board Malaysia (LSB). Re-accreditation has been sought from The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and The Chartered Institution of Civil Engineering Surveyors (CICES). Re-accreditation will also be sought from The Hong Kong Institute of Surveyors (HKIS) and The Hong Kong Institution of Engineering Surveyors (HKIES).
Graduates become professional land surveyors, geo-information technology specialists or utility specialists.
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