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Electronic and Information Engineering, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #91 (QS) Hong Kong, Hong Kong (SAR)
This programme aims at providing graduates of electronic and information engineering, electrical engineering, telecommunications engineering, computer science and other related disciplines an opportunity for further study at postgraduate level. 

Overview

Students will embark on a broad choice of core subjects in multimedia technologies, telecommunications and electronic engineering that enable them to meet new challenges and tap new opportunities in relevant fields. Students can also acquire the latest technical know-how by registering for specialized subjects in a chosen area that focus on the cutting edge issues facing the engineering profession today. Students who have managerial responsibilities can take electives on business or management according to their interest and career needs.

Characteristics

  • Application-oriented and practical curriculum addressing latest technologies and their applications
  • Modern and flexible teaching approach with some subjects being delivered in workshop mode
  • Subjects are taught by eminent international and local experts
  • Emphasise interactive and student-centred learning
  • Authentic and work-related assessments allowing students to fully demonstrate their competence

Students have the flexibility to vary their studies from semester to semester according to their personal aspirations (except for non-local students, who are constrained by visa requirements). For example, a student can study full-time in one semester and choose to switch to part-time study in the next semester, and vice versa. Students can manage their own pace of study, subject to certain regulations on registration and assessment.

Programme Structure

Curriculum

Students must complete:

  • 7 taught subjects, including at least 4 EIE Core Subjects, and a Dissertation;
    OR
  • 10 taught subjects, including at least 6 EIE Core Subjects.

This is a brief summary of the core areas of study. Students are provided with detailed information on the subjects for selection upon registration.

  • Computer Engineering & Intelligent Systems
  • Integrated Circuits Design & Consumer Electronics
  • Multimedia Signal Processing & Technologies
  • Wireless Communications & Networking

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 30 months
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    80

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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General Requirements

  • An Honours degree in engineering, science or technology, or Chartered Engineer (CEng) status, or an equivalent qualification.

Consideration will also be given to candidates without Honours degrees, but who have other relevant qualifications that are supplemented by appropriate work experience.

If you are not a native speaker of English, and your Bachelor's degree or equivalent qualification is awarded by institutions where the medium of instruction is not English, you are expected to fulfil the University’s minimum English language requirement for admission purpose. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    549 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 549 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    447 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 447 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
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  • HK$3,500 per credit for local students
  • HK$4,300 per credit for non-local students

Living costs for Hong Kong

  • 13720 - 23420 HKD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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