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Internet Technology (Honours), BComp

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
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Overview

Introduction

Graduates at the honours level will also have an in-depth understanding of a specialized sub-area of computing, that is Internet Technology, especially in developing applications on and for the Internet.

The Internet Technology (Honours) programme of the Open University of Hong Kong, which is in full-time face-to-face mode, was first offered in 2004. It has since produced over 1000 graduates.

Graduates of OUHK Computing are renowned in the IT industry for their good work ethics, broad technical competence, and being well versed in software development and system integration tools. They are found in major IT companies, public organizations, and large and small startups, using their knowledge and skills to contribute to the local innovative economy.

Career Prospects

Graduates are qualified to work as programmers, software engineers, analyst programmers, information technology officers, and other entry-level roles in the exciting and growing field of IT. The training received by the graduates would allow them to continuously develop their technical skills in selected areas. They would also acquire skills and knowledge of the business and industrial world beneficial for possible future promotion to a managerial or leadership position.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    160 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Computing Fundamentals
  • Internet Application Development
  • Computer Programming
  • Data Structures, Algorithms, and Problem Solving
  • Java Programming Fundamentals
  • Discrete Mathematics

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    70

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  • Minimum required score:

    5.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    525

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General Requirements

  • Applicants with Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education (HKDSE) qualifications are required to obtain Level 3 or above in Chinese Language and English Language, as well as Level 2 or above in Mathematics, Liberal Studies and an elective subject (or equivalent).
  • Applicants with local academic qualifications other than HKDSE are required to:
  • Complete Year 1 study of a recognized Associate Degree or Higher Diploma programme; or
  • Obtain Grade E or above in AS Chinese Language & Culture and Use of English, and 2 AL / 1 AL plus 2 AS / 4 AS subjects in the Hong Kong Advanced Level Examination (or equivalent).
  • Applicants with non-local academic qualifications are required to obtain:
  • Grade E or above in 2 AL / 1AL plus 2 AS subjects5 in the General Certificate of Education AL / International AL; or
  • An overall minimum score of 24 in the International Baccalaureate Diploma; or  
  • Other equivalent overseas academic qualifications (as determined by the University).

Tuition Fee

  • International

    10983 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10983 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    4273 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4273 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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  • National: 33,120 HKD per year
  • International: 85,124 HKD per year

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.

Funding

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