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The programme focuses on the concepts and practices of information systems and covers three themes for advanced information systems (namely, Data Analytics, Artificial Intelligence and Intelligent Information Systems). Students learn solid concepts and gain hands-on skills in these themes, so that they could apply these concepts and skills to solve real-world information system problems.
The programme includes 14 units of core courses and 15 units of elective courses.
The elective courses are organized into three streams, namely, Data Analytics, Artificial Intelligence and Intelligent Information Systems and MSc Practicum & Research. Students can select elective courses freely.
Remarks: There may be minor revisions to the curriculum.
The programme is offered in both one-year full-time mode and two-year part-time mode. Most classes are conducted on weekday nights and Saturdays, so that both part-time and full-time students can attend these classes. Some courses may be offered in the daytime for full-time students.
For full-time study, the normal study schedule is as follows:
For part-time study, the normal study schedule is as follows:
The tuition fee for the entire programme is:
Local student: HK$120,000
Non-local student: HK$140,000
If a student cannot complete the programme within the normal study schedule, he/she is required to pay extra tuition fee.
Continuing Education Fund:
The Hong Kong SAR Government has set up a Continuing Education Fund (CEF) to subsidize Hong Kong residents to pursue continuing education. Some core and elective courses of this M.Sc. programme have been included in the list of reimbursable courses for CEF purposes. For details, please visit: http://www.wfsfaa.gov.hk/sfo/eng/index.htm
High Distinction/Distinction/Merit Scholarships are provided to students with very good academic performance. Each student can obtain at most HK $24,000.
Entrance Scholarships are provided to freshmen with excellent academic records in their undergraduate studies. Each recipient can receive at most HK $50,000.
The medium of instruction is English. All teaching and learning materials are in English.
All professors are highly qualified with Ph.D. degrees awarded by renowned universities in Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom, Australia, Switzerland, and Hong Kong.
After obtaining the M.Sc. degree awarded by the Hong Kong Baptist University, a mainland student may be eligible to work and stay in Hong Kong. For details and the most up-to-date information, please refer to the Hong Kong Immigration Department and its Guidebook.
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Hong Kong is ranked number 4 in World Regions Safety and Security Ranking, according to the Legatum Institute Think Tank (United Kingdom).
Application deadline (Local student): Aug 21, 2020
Application deadline (Non-local student): Jun 30, 2020
Applicants can apply for admission at: https://iss.hkbu.edu.hk/amsappl_pg/
For further information, please visit https://gs.hkbu.edu.hk/admission/taught-postgraduate-programmes/application or read the Postgraduate Prospectus.
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Note: The above information is correct to the best of our knowledge at the time of writing. In case of discrepancy, the information provided by the Hong Kong Baptist University and the Hong Kong SAR Government prevails.