Code : 2023024
Event Name : PQSL Short Course: Planning Practice, Law and Ethics in Hong Kong
CPD Code : Formal Events
Event Date : 2023-01-17
Event Time : 6:30pm – 8:30pm in every Tuesday (17 January 2023 – end of April 2023)
Registration Closing Date : 2023-01-13
CPD Hour(s) : 24
Divisional PQSL Hour(s) : 24
Venue : Face to face on HKU campus (exact location TBC)
Division : PDD
Organizer : Planning & Development Division
Fee : HK$ 9,980 for HKIS members
Priority : First-come-first-served
Language : English
Details :

The PDD of HKIS collaborates with the Department of Urban Planning and Design (DUPAD) of the University of Hong Kong (HKU) and offer the course of "Planning Practice, Law and Ethics in Hong Kong" to the HKIS members. This course is a Core Course of the degree of Master of Science (Urban Planning) run by the DUPAD. This course is also recognized by HKIP as one of the papers of their qualifying examination. This course is open to the HKIS Corporate Members who have proven property development experience but do not have Planning Practice and Experience in Hong Kong.


6:30pm – 8:30pm in every Tuesday (17 January 2023 – end of April 2023)


Syllabus of the course:

This short course provides a detailed understanding of professional planning practice in Hong Kong. It deals with the practical dimensions of planning in both the public and private sectors. The course reviews the history, policies, strategies, administrative and legal procedures of planning. It also examines issues surrounding the ethical basis of professional planning activity.


60%-70% continuous coursework assessment and 30%-40% examination



Exam period: 8 – 23 May 2023



Successful applicants shall apply a library card for students' access to the Library of HKU.

Remarks :

Closing Date: 13 January 2023

Online registration is NOT accepted for this PQSL course.

To register, please fill in the attached Standard Reservation Form and return together with cheque payment to the HKIS Secretariat.

For any further enquiries, please contact HKIS Education Department – Ms Kate Wu at 2526-3679.

Payment : HKD 9800
Face-to-Face/Zoom : Face-to-Face