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BSc (Hons) in Computing Studies (Information Systems)

General Information Programme Requirements Programme Schedule Syllabus

Programme Requirements

This is a three-year full-time programme composed of 64 per cent Computing Studies courses, 15 per cent supporting courses of Mathematics and Business and 21 per cent in the Complementary Studies area. The courses included in the programme are as follows:

Major Required Courses 48 units
COMP 1000* Supplementary Computer Programming Laboratory 0 unit
COMP 1020 Introduction to Information Systems 1 unit
COMP 1150 Object Oriented Programming 3 units
COMP 1160 Database Management 3 units
COMP 1180 Structured Programming 3 units
COMP 1210 Data Structures & Algorithms 3 units
COMP 1320 Computer Organization 3 units
COMP 2010 Structured Systems Analysis & Design 3 units
COMP 2020 Object Oriented Systems Analysis & Design 3 units
COMP 2031-2 Group Project I & II 3 units
COMP 2040 Applied Information Systems Laboratory I 1 unit
COMP 2050 Applied Information Systems Laboratory II 1 unit
COMP 2320 Operating Systems 3 units
COMP 2330 Data Communications & Networking 3 units
COMP 2550 Internship 0 unit
COMP 3450 Information Systems Theory & Methodology 3 units
COMP 3460 Information Systems Management 3 units
COMP 3490 Information Systems Professional Practices 3 units
COMP 3551-2 Final Year Project 6 units
MATH 1000 # Supplementary Mathematics 0 unit


Major Elective Courses ## 12 units
COMP 3040 Internet & the World Wide Web 3 units
COMP 3050 Distributed and Cloud Computing 3 units
COMP 3060 Digital Media Computing 3 units
COMP 3070 Digital Media Computing and Communications 3 units
COMP 3080 Interactive Computer Graphics 3 units
COMP 3090 Social Computing and Web Intelligence 3 units
COMP 3110 Data Mining & Knowledge Discovery 3 units
COMP 3120 Intelligent Systems 3 units
COMP 3130 Information Retrieval & Search Engine 3 units
COMP 3140 Computer & Network Security 3 units
COMP 3150 E-technology Architectures, Tools & Applications 3 units
COMP 3160 Computer Vision & Pattern Recognition 3 units
COMP 3170 Artificial intelligence & Machine Learning 3 units
COMP 3180 Theory of Computation 3 units
COMP 3190 Principle of Programming Language 3 units
COMP 3210 Computer Architecture 3 units
COMP 3220 Database System Implementation 3 units
COMP 3230 Advanced Software Engineering 3 units
COMP 3240 Advanced Topics in Networking & Digital Media 3 units
COMP 3250 Advanced Topics in Theoretical Computer Science 3 units
COMP 3620 Human-Computer Interaction 3 units
COMP 3670 Mobile Computing 3 units
COMP 3710 E-Business Technology 3 units
COMP 3720 Business Intelligence & Decision Support 3 units
COMP 3740 Information Systems Evaluation & Policy 3 units
COMP 3790 Advanced Algorithm Design, Analysis and Implementation 3 units
COMP 3820 Information Systems Security & Auditing 3 units
COMP 3830 Health Information Technology 3 units
COMP 3840 Medical Image Processing & Applications 3 units
COMP 3860 Clinical Decision Support & Information Systems 3 units


Complementary Studies Courses 36 units
Core Requirements
LANG 1480 University Chinese 3 units
LANG 1491-2 English I & II 6 units
U.L. 1121-2 University Life 0 unit
Physical Education Courses 0 unit
Values and the Meaning of Life Course 3 units
Distribution Requirements
ACCT 1710 Introduction to Financial Accounting 3 units
BUS 1630 The World of Business 3 units
MATH 1130 Discrete Structures 3 units
STAT 1210 Probability & Statistics 3 units
Economics or Business Elective Course 3 units
Free elective courses ^ 9 units
Total: 96 units

* Students with grade D or above in A-Level Computer Studies are not required to take this course.


# Students with grade D or above in A-Level Pure Mathematics are not required to take this course.

## While stream specialization is not a graduation requirement for IS Programme, students are encouraged to consider selecting electives in the following streams according to their interest.
E-Transformation Technology Stream
COMP 3040 Internet & the World Wide Web 3 units
COMP 3140 Computer & Network Security 3 units
COMP 3150 E-technology Architectures, Tools & Applications 3 units
COMP 3620 Human-Computer Interaction 3 units
COMP 3710 Electronic Transformation in Business 3 units
COMP 3720 Business Intelligence & Decision Support 3 units

Database Technology Stream
COMP 3110 Data Mining & Knowledge Discovery 3 units
COMP 3130 Information Retrieval & Search Engine 3 units
COMP 3220 Database System Implementation 3 units
COMP 3720 Business Intelligence & Decision Support 3 units
COMP 3820 Information Systems Security & Auditing 3 units

Digital Media Communications Technology Stream
COMP 3040 Internet & the World Wide Web 3 units
COMP 3050 Distributed and Cloud Computing 3 units
COMP 3060 Digital Media Computing 3 units
COMP 3070 Digital Media Computing and Communications 3 units
COMP 3080 Interactive Computer Graphics 3 units
COMP 3140 Computer & Network Security 3 units
COMP 3220 Database System Implementation 3 units
COMP 3240 Advanced Topics in Networking & Digital Media 3 units
COMP 3670 Mobile Computing 3 units

Web Intelligence Technology Stream
COMP 3040 Internet & the World Wide Web 3 units
COMP 3060 Digital Media Computing 3 units
COMP 3090 Social Computing and Web Intelligence 3 units
COMP 3110 Data Mining & Knowledge Discovery 3 units
COMP 3120 Intelligent Systems 3 units
COMP 3130 Information Retrieval & Search Engine 3 units
COMP 3140 Computer and Network Security 3 units
COMP 3150 E-technology Architectures, Tools & Applications 3 units
COMP 3220 Database System Implementation 3 units
COMP 3620 Human-Computer Interaction 3 units

Health Information Technology Stream
In order to follow this stream, students must pass all four courses under this stream as listed and their final year project must be related to Health Information Technology.
COMP 3110 Data Mining & Knowledge Discovery 3 units
COMP 3830 Health Information Technology 3 units
COMP 3840 Medical Image Processing & Applications 3 units
COMP 3860 Clinical Decision Support & Information Systems 3 units

^ MATH 1140 Computational Mathematics is the prerequisite for some of the Level III major elective courses. Students may take this course as a free elective course.
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