After completing the first year, students in Science Faculty may select BSc (Hons) in Computer Science as their major subjected to the Selection Criteria.

General Information

The general aim of BSc (Hons) in Computer Science, with accreditation by the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers^, is to prepare students for a career in computer science or information technology related areas. Students will be equipped to work in the Information and Communication Technology industry or pursue postgraduate study in Hong Kong or abroad. Graduates of this programme will have learnt how to learn and, have the skills and confidence to meet the challenges in the rapidly changing information technology world.

This programme offers four concentrations of study# (21 units for each): (1) Computing and Software Technologies (CST), (2) Information Systems and Analytics (ISA), (3) Artificial Intelligence (AI), and (4) Data and Media Communication (DMC). The CST concentration equips students with concepts, principles and practices of computing and software technologies to contribute to technological innovations. The ISA concentration equips students with knowledge and practices of information systems design, development and integration, as well as information analytics skills for creative applications in real-world organizations. The AI concentration is designed to provide students with a working knowledge of Artificial Intelligence (AI), and Machine Learning (ML) to participate in AI-related projects using computational methods. DMC is an interdisciplinary concentration co-offered with the Department of Journalism, School of Communication. It emphasizes both data analytics and journalistic principles and skills for media organizations as well as related industries. The students will determine their concentrations of study in Year 2 Semester 2.

^ Full accreditation has been granted for CST concentration, ISA concentration, AI concentration and double concentrations (CST+ DMC, ISA+DMC and AI+DMC).
# Double Concentration Options: CST / ISA / AI students are eligible to take DMC as the second concentration.

In addition to the university-wide whole person education, the specific objectives of the programme are to equip students with:
Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:
The following are the different types of courses offered by CS programme:
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