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Certificate for Module (Quantity Surveying Practices for Contemporary Construction Projects)

CEF Reimbursable Course

CEF Reimbursable Course

Course Code
Application Code

Study mode
Start Date
To be advised
12 weeks
Course Fee
Deadline on 07 Nov 2022 (Mon)
2508 8805
2508 6403
How to Apply

This programme aims to enable experienced quantity surveying practitioners to enhance their performance in handling contemporary construction projects. It will develop students’ knowledge and skills to cope with the new and emerging quantity surveying practices arising from the adoption of advanced construction technologies and the growing demands for international cooperation in construction projects.

On completion of the Programme, students should be able to:

1.    Identify and explain the key features of contemporary construction projects;
2.    Critically evaluate the quantity surveying practices in managing advanced construction technologies;
3.    Discuss the benefits and risks for different contractual parties associated with the use of international contract in construction projects;
4.    Analyse the strategies of cost management for new  technologies and international cooperation in construction projects to achieve project goals. 



•    Key features of contemporary construction projects
•    Quantity surveying practices for construction projects with Building Information Modelling (BIM) 
•    Quantity surveying practices for construction projects with Modular Integrated Construction (MiC)
•    Quantity surveying practices for construction projects with other advanced construction technologies
•    Fédération Internationale Des Ingénieurs-Conseils (FIDIC): history, benefits and risks 
•    New Engineering Contract 4 (NEC4): history, benefits and risks
•    Project procurement and contract management for contemporary construction projects 
•    Cost planning and financial control for contemporary construction projects
•    Risk minimization for construction projects featured by advanced construction technologies and international cooperation


Type of Assessment


Individual Assignment





Total :  100%

It is a part-time programme of 12 credits. There will be a written examination after completion of all classes.  Students who complete the programme are required to achieve 70% attendance  and pass all the assignment/ examination, a Certificate for Module (Quality Surveying Practices for Contemporary Construction Projects) will be awarded within HKU system through HKU SPACE.


Application Code 2060-HB046A -

Days / Time
  • Saturday, 2:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
  • 3 hours per session for 12 weeks

Applicants shall:

(a) (i) hold a bachelor's degree in quantity surveying or in building related discipline awarded by a recognized university, or

(ii) be a member of a relevant professional body.


(b) have at least 5 years of relevant work experience in the construction industry.

Application Fee

HK$200 (Non-refundable)

Course Fee
  • Course Fee : HK$7,000
  • The CEF Institution Code of HKU SPACE is 100
CEF Courses
Certificate for Module (Quantity Surveying Practices for Contemporary Construction Projects)
COURSE CODE 31C133266 FEES $7,000 ENQUIRY 2508-8805
Continuing Education Fund Continuing Education Fund
This course has been included in the list of reimbursable courses under the Continuing Education Fund.

Certificate for Module (Quantity Surveying Practices for Contemporary Construction Projects)

  • This course is recognised under the Qualifications Framework (QF Level [6])

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.