Professional Diploma in Building Technology

Higher Diploma in Building Technology This two-year part-time programme provides academic pathway in disciplines related to building technology to obtain higher level of qualification.
This two-year part-time programme provides academic pathway in disciplines related to building technology to obtain higher level of qualification.
Professional Qualification

The part‐time programme is accredited by 

  • Chartered Association of Building Engineers (CABE), graduates who fulfil the specified education with adequate working experience requirements are eligible to apply for student membership of CIOB and CABE; 
  • The Institute of Clerks of Works, UK (ICWCI) and The Institute of Clerks of Works, Hong Kong (HKICW), graduates who fulfil relevant working experience are eligible to apply for membership of ICWCI; and also 
  • Hong Kong Institute of Construction Managers (HKICM), graduates who fulfill specified education and professional development requirements are eligible to apply for Associate Membership of HKICM.



The course is divided into six semesters in a 2-year duration and students are required to take two to three modules in each semester. Students have to complete all six semesters and each module consists of 22-33 face-to-face contact hours with lecturers.
Programme Features
  • Industry Connection: Lectures are mainly conducted by well-experienced practitioners or professionals. Students could learn more the trends in the industry
  • Career Opportunity: The programme offers practical skills and knowledge, which are catered to market demand.  Graduates are equipped with the necessary practical skills and knowledge to succeed in technical positions
  • Diverse Entry Requirement: Applicants with related working experience are welcome to apply
  • Articulation Pathway: Students who have completed this 2-year higher diploma programme can directly articulate to the BSc (Hons) Construction Project Management*(Reg No.: 251152) or BSc (Hons) Facilities Management*(Reg No.: 250793) conferred by the University of Central Lancashire in UK, and could obtain a Bachelor’s Degree offered by the University in 15 months
*It is a matter of discretion for individual employers to recognize any qualification to which these courses may lead.This programme is operated by Hong Kong College of Technology International Limited and awarded by University of Central Lancashire, UK.


Teaching Facilities 

Engineering & Construction Laboratory

The Engineering & Construction Laboratory is available for engineering and construction students to conduct a variety of experiments and tests. It provides equipment for material testing, structural analysis, energy efficiency evaluation, and more. Students can explore new construction design methods and concepts using different materials and technologies, and evaluate the feasibility and performance.

Year 1 

  • Elementary Construction Technology and Design Studies 
  • Construction Materials and Environmental Science 


  • Business Environment 
  • Site Surveying 
  • Structural Mechanics 


  • Information & Decision Making 
  • Management
  • Pre-contract Studies 

Year 2 

  • Sustainable Construction 
  • Legal Studies 
  • Economics and Financial Management 


  • Building Design Services and Environment 
  • Health and Safety Studies 
  • English Communication Skills 


  • Professional Practice & Project 
  • Business Environment II 
  • Elective Modules 
    • Construction Management or 
    • Contract Administration or 
    • Building Maintenance and Adaptation or
    • Building Inspection and Maintenance Technology 

+ Course content is subject to review and changes without prior notice. 

Mode of Study

Part Time

Teaching Mode

Face to face

Commencement of Study

Every September, January and May

Entry Year

Year 1


2 Years

Entry Requirements
  • Applicants should be holders of Ordinary Certificate or Diploma in Building related disciplines; or
  • Mature entrants aged 23 or above and have relevant working experience,
  • Holders of Higher Certificate in Building-related disciplines; or Advanced Course for Clerks of Works or Mature Entrants Course for Clerks of Works; or equivalent may apply for admission into Year 2.

Total $45,810 (in 6 installments)

HKCT Alumni Fee Reduction*

  • Applicants who have graduated from the Centre of International Education of HKCT (CIE) and have successfully completed a one-year or longer programme within the past 3 academic years, and who have successfully enrolled in a higher-level programme provided by CIE are eligible for this benefit.
  • 3% of the total tuition fee reduction for the higher-level programme will be deducted from the final instalment of the tuition payment.

HKCT Early Bird Discount*

  • Applicants who have completed the application procedure for September intake on or before 31 July 2024 are eligible to benefit from HK$1,000 tuition fee reduction that will be deducted from the final instalment of the tuition payment. 

*Remark: Applicants are eligible for either one of HKCT Alumni Fee Reduction or Early Bird Discount. In the event of any dispute, the decision of HKCT shall be final.

Tel: 2276 8514 / 2926 1222

Tuition fees and subsidies are to be reviewed and adjusted annually on various factors.