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Electrical and Electronic Engineering-General Stream, M.Eng.

Electrical and Electronic Engineering-General Stream, M.Eng.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months


In the light of its recent leading-edge research achievements in various areas of forefront technologies in Electrical and Electronic Engineering, the EEE discipline, the Master of Science in Engineering (Electrical and Electronic Engineering) [MSc(Eng)(EEE)] curriculum has been significantly updated and improved.

The Faculty of Engineering is one of the two founding faculties of The University of Hong Kong when it was first established in 1912. It is one of the largest comprehensive engineering faculties in Hong Kong. It encompasses most if not all disciplines of engineering and has a strong tradition of research in both traditional and novel areas. The Faculty has five departments: Civil Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering.

The Faculty of Engineering continues to attract the best students from Hong Kong and elsewhere to study a range of diverse programmes. It offers nine undergraduate programmes, twelve taught postgraduate curricula and two research postgraduate programmes, with an enrollment of over 2,000, 1,590 and 550 students respectively. The Faculty has more than 200 academic staff and more than 150 non-academic staff.

Programme Structure

The curriculum, based on three subject groups of cutting-edge technologies and management subjects, aims at providing a challenging opportunity for practitioners and industry leaders to refresh their knowledge of EEE, covering theory and practice in advanced topics such as biomedical engineering, computer systems, multimedia systems, networking, power systems, signal processing and wireless communications. Candidates who want updated broad foundation knowledge can pursue the General Stream of study, while candidates who want to specialise may pursue the Communications Engineering Stream or the Power Engineering Stream.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

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

    • Full-time duration 12 months
    • Average part-time duration 36 months
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Credits
    12 modules alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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  • Minimum required score:


    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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Academic Requirements

Programme Entrance Requirements
  • Comply with the General Regulations; and
  • Hold a Bachelor's degree in a relevant field (Engineering or Computer Science) of this University or a comparable institution accepted for this purpose.

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    18686 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18686 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National Applies to you

    5388 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5388 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

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.


The University administers a multitude of scholarships and prizes which are awarded primarily on the basis of academic merits at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Most of these scholarships are by faculty/departmental nominations while some are open for applications and on a competitive basis.

Government Grants and Loans
Students admitted to an exclusively UGC-funded full-time curriculum needing financial assistance for their studies at the University are strongly encouraged to apply for the Tertiary Student Finance Scheme (TSFS) which is a means-tested grant and loan scheme administered by the Student Financial Assistance Agency (SFAA) of the Hong Kong SAR Government. To qualify for assistance they must have the right of abode in Hong Kong or have resided in Hong Kong continuously for three years prior to the admission to the University (this does not cover students studying in Hong Kong on a student visa). The application form can be downloaded from the SFAA website at
University Financial Assistance
University funds are in general used to supplement government grants and loans. A limited number of bursaries and loans are available primarily to local students who are in financial need. However, these are of limited value and should not be seen as an alternative to Government support. Applications are invited in early September each year. Emergency assistance is also available anytime during the year. Please visit the CEDARS website on financial assistance at for details.

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