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City University of Hong Kong


Division of Building Science and Technology (options: ASc Building Services Engineering, ASc Construction Engineering and Management, ASc Surveying) 建築科技學部 [選項: 理學副學士(屋宇裝備工程學)、理學副學士(建造工程及管理學)、理學副學士(測量學)]


Short Description

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The Division of Building Science and Technology currently offers government-funded Associate Degree awards with three respective majors:

  • Building Services Engineering
  • Construction Engineering and Management
  • Surveying

The mission of the Division is to:

  • provide high-quality higher vocational education that will equip students to meet the changing needs of the building and design industry;
  • enhance students' learning skills and encourage the continuous development of their personal potential;
  • contribute to the advancement of knowledge in the building industry through applied research and consultancy; and
  • reach out to the community by servicing, interacting and co-operating with other higher education institutions, building-related professional bodies, government organisations, employers and the building industry.

Off-campus learning is emphasised through participation in internships and site visits to provide opportunities for students to acquire knowledge outside the classroom.

CityU and the Division offer various kinds of learning support, including mentoring schemes and English language support, to enrich students’ learning experiences.

Additional details about the curriculum, further study opportunities and the career prospects of the three majors are available on this website.

Admission Arrangements

JUPAS HKDSE students will apply for admission at the Division of Building Science and Technology. Admitted students will study the core-curriculum courses of the Associate of Science (Building Services Engineering/Construction Engineering and Management/Surveying) programme, English and/or Chinese languages and Gateway Education (GE) courses in the first semester of study. At the end of the first semester, students will be allocated a major of their choice, subject to their academic performance, the availability of places and the selection criteria set by the Division of Building Science and Technology.


Assessment of Applications
JUPAS Admissions Score Reference


  • Programme Entrance Requirements
  • General Entrance Requirements
Same as General Entrance Requirements


  • Students who plan to select Building Services Engineering OR Construction Engineering and Management are advised to study M1/M2 and preferably Physics, Combined Science (Physics and Biology) or Combined Science (Physics and Chemistry).
  • "Attained with Distinction I or II" in the following Applied Learning subjects may be accepted as one subject for JS1091:
    • Environmental Engineering
    • Building Technology
Core Subjects Minimum Level
Elective Subject(s) Minimum Level


  • Chinese Language and English Language are excluded.
  • Besides Category A elective subjects, Mathematics extended modules (M1/M2), Category C other language subjects (at grade E or above) and some Category B Applied Learning (ApL) subjects can be used to meet the requirement for "Any 3 Subjects". If students take both M1 and M2, the two modules are counted as one subject only. Please refer to the entrance requirements webpage for details.


  • For details of the alternative Chinese Language qualifications acceptable by the University for Non-Chinese Speaking (NCS) students, please click here.

Calculation of scores for applicants with more than 1 sitting in HKDSE Examination

CityU accepts repeat results and will use the best results in assessing whether applicants fulfil the entrance requirements and to calculate admission scores.

First Year Tuition Fee


Division of Building Science and Technology


Tel: 3442-7089

Admissions Office
Online enquiry form:

Tel: 3442-9094


Application Statistics (after Modification of Programme Choices)

Year Band A Band B Band C Band D Band E Total
2020 811 604 498 558 682 3153
2019 867 698 596 716 912 3789
2018 1120 812 761 853 1062 4608
2017 1048 868 872 1046 1257 5091
2016 1519 1326 1066 1189 1415 6515
2015 2109 1644 1430 1417 1828 8428
2014 3132 2292 2067 1935 2780 12206
2013 3310 2574 2363 2126 3111 13484
2012 2735 2379 2161 1762 2398 11435

Offer Statistics (as at the Announcement of the Main Round Offer Results)

Year Band A Band B Band C Band D Band E Total
2020 333 95 65 78 111 682
2019 412 152 163 198 226 1151
2018 688 310 248 259 295 1800
2017 655 357 144 137 126 1419
2016 730 320 0 0 0 1050
2015 784 166 0 0 0 950
2014 1100 0 0 0 0 1100
2013 996 4 0 0 0 1000
2012 320 0 0 0 0 320

(1) Indicative intake quotas for JUPAS and non-JUPAS admissions, subject to change

(2) Please refer to the interview arrangements for JUPAS HKDSE applicants webpage for details.

The information provided is subject to ongoing review. The University reserves the right to amend the information from time to time.