M.Phil. On Campus

Mechanical and Automation Engineering

24 months
5363 USD/year
5363 USD/year
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Mechanical and Automation Engineering at The Chinese University of Hong Kong vision is to be one of the best departments in Asia for educating and conducting research in Mechanical and Automation Engineering, as well as Energy and Environmental Engineering.


This programme in Mechanical and Automation Engineering at The Chinese University of Hong Kong aims to educate and cultivate future technology innovators and leaders based on fundamental knowledge, analytical skills, practical training, and ethics in the areas of mechanical engineering, robotics, automation, energy and environmental engineering, and beyond.


Students graduating from our programme find career opportunities in research, development, and management in high-tech companies in the field of mechanical, manufacturing, assembly, biomedical, aerospace, construction, entertainment, and service engineering. 

Our graduates are favored by the industries for their broad based training in control, robotics, computational tools, electronics, materials, rapid prototyping, CAD/CAM, image analysis, electro-mechanical devices, product design, and system integration. 

Many of our graduates are making strong impact as chief engineers, administrators and managers in companies in Hong Kong and the Pearl-River Delta Region. Some are working as consultants or as entrepreneurs for their own startup companies.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Computer Architecture
  • Techniques for Data Mining
  • Image Processing and Computer Vision
  • Computer and Network Security
  • Information Retrieval and Search Engines
  • Big Data Analytics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Clearing Round: 31 March (Applications in Clearing Round will only be considered subject to availability of places.)


12 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

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  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • graduated from a recognized university and obtained a bachelor's degree, normally with honours not lower than Second Class; or
  • graduated from an honours programme of a recognized university with a bachelor's degree, normally achieving an average grade of not lower than "B"; or
  • completed a course of study in a tertiary educational institution and obtained professional or similar qualifications equivalent to an honours degree.
  • English Proficiency

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    5363 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5363 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    5363 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5363 USD per year during 24 months.

HK$42,100 per annum 

Living costs for Hong Kong

13720 - 23419 HKD /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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