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Computer Science

The University of Hong Kong

M.Sc.
12 months
Duration
21800 USD/year
5367 USD/year
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About

The Master of Science in Computer Science curriculum at The University of Hong Kong offers the option of four focused streams of study, a general one and specialised streams in Financial Computing, Cyber Security and Multimedia Computing.

Overview

The General Stream offered by the The University of Hong Kong covers a broad, comprehensive range of Computer Science subjects, including a wide range of courses which students can choose from.

The Cyber Security Stream is a multidisciplinary area of study and professional activity concerned with state-of-the-art technology in cyber security.  The curriculum covers different aspects of cyber security from different perspectives, including technical, organisational, human-oriented and legal.

The Financial Computing Stream is the study of data and algorithms used in finance and the mathematics of computer programs that realise financial models or systems. Financial Computing emphasises practical numerical methods and focuses on techniques that are directly applicable to business and financial analysis. The emphasis will be in the computing aspect of the financial industry.

The Multimedia Computing Stream focuses on multimedia computing, communications, analytics, visualisation and applications. Students will gain theoretical and practical skills that will enable them to develop innovative and creative multimedia computing technologies.

Students are required to successfully complete 72 credits to graduate. The mode of study may comprise 48 credits of courses plus a dissertation (equivalent to 24 credits) or 60 credits of courses plus a project (equivalent to 12 credits).

Programme Structure

Mode of Attendance

  • Full Time (minimum one year, maximum two years, with classes mainly on weekday evenings and weekends)
  • Part Time (minimum two years, maximum three years, with classes mainly on weekday evenings and weekends)
  • Lectures of a few courses may be given during daytime of weekdays to suit mainly full time students. There are two semesters and one summer semester in an academic year.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

72 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Comply with the General Regulations; and
  • Hold a Bachelor's degree of this University or a qualification of equivalent standard from this University or another comparable institution accepted for this purpose.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    21800 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 21800 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    5367 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5367 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.

Local Students

  • 42,100 HK$
Non-local Students
  • 171,000 HK$

Funding

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