Code : 2021136
Event Name : PQSL Short Course: Planning Practice, Law and Ethics in Hong Kong
CPD Code : Structured learning and programmes
Event Date : 2021-09-01
Event Time : 6:30pm – 8:30pm, every Wednesday for 12 weeks starting from 1 September 2021
Registration Closing Date : 2021-08-27
CPD Hour(s) : 24
Divisional PQSL Hour(s) : 24
Venue : LE8, Library Extension, The University of Hong Kong
Division : PDD
Organizer : The Department of Urban Planning and Design (DUPAD) of University of Hong Kong (HKU) in collaboration with the HKIS Planning and Development Division
Fee : HK$ 9,800 for HKIS Corporate Members only
Priority : Priority is given to HKIS Corporate members and YSG members who intend to join the PDD; Maximum quota for 2021 intake by DUPAD is 10 HKIS members.
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 on every Wednesday for 12 weeks starting from 1 September 2021


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



Examination period: 8 – 23 Dec 2021, results to be released in January 2022. Notification letter of results will be sent to student directly and copied to HKIS for the issuance of attendance certificate with satisfaction.



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

Remarks :

Closing Date: 27 August 2021

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 Kitty Lai at 2526 3679.

Payment : HKD
Face-to-Face/Zoom : Please refer to the remarks