• Application Deadline
  • 48 months
This Land Surveying and Geo-Informatics program at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University  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. 
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The Department has close links with professional bodies and invites industry experts to give guest lectures to students whenever appropriate.

 The aims of the Land Surveying and Geo-Informatics program at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University are to:

  • Provide a land surveying education to meet the requirements of Hong Kong and overseas professional bodies; and

  • Equip students with knowledge of geo-information technology and utility management, so that graduates can work competently and confidently as Geo-Information Systems (GIS) professionals in disciplines such as transport and logistics and environmental, socio-economic, commercial and construction surveying; or as utility professionals in disciplines related to the formation, maintenance and management of underground facilities.

Career Prospects

Graduates become professional land surveyors, geo-information technology specialists or utility specialists.


The programme is accredited by The Land Surveyors Board Malaysia (LSB). 

Detailed Programme Facts

Programme Structure

The compulsory subjects:

  • equip students with essential knowledge and skills and an introduction to advanced technologies
  • provides opportunities for students to pursue further knowledge through independent study

 Elective Subjects

  • are offered in alternate years to provide students with two chances to choose a particular subject throughout the 4-year study period

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • GCE A-level / International A-level: GCE Advanced Level or International Advanced Level with passes in 3 AL, OR 2 AL and 2 AS, subjects
  • International Baccalaureate (IB): A minimum score of 24 with at least grade 4 in 2 Higher Level subjects
  • SAT Reasoning Test/ACT/Advanced Placement Test: A High School (Graduation) Diploma and any one of the following: a total score of 1190 in the SAT Reasoning Test; or an American College Test (ACT) composite score of 24; AND grade 3 in two Advanced Placement (AP) subjects; or a score of 600 in two SAT Subject Tests

Tuition Fee

  • International

    18000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18000 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Hong Kong

  • 13720 - 23420 HKD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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