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Electronic and Computer Engineering (Honours), B.Eng.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
Hong Kong, Hong Kong (SAR)
The Electronic and Computer Engineering (Honours) programme of the Open University of Hong Kong aims to equip students with the academic knowledge necessary for a professional engineer in the fields of electronic engineering and computer engineering.
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4-Year Restructured Honours Programme Based on HKDSE

The Electronic and Computer Engineering (Honours) programme of the Open University of Hong Kong is a challenging programme for students who aspire to become leaders in the technological world, and who wish to contribute to the development of electronic, computer and communication systems in the ever-changing knowledge-based economy.

The Core courses in the first two years cover a wide variety of subjects in electronic engineering and computer engineering. In Year 3 and 4, students will select areas of specialization based on their own personal and career interests. The specialization courses cover a wide range of subjects, including mobile and wireless network, digital signal processing, biomedical engineering technologies, digital multimedia and software engineering. Apart from these technical subjects, students will also study several peripheral subjects essential to their future employment as professional engineers.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Computer Engineering
  • Basic Sciences for Engineers
  • Basic Electronics
  • Engineering Mathematics
  • Electronic Circuit Design
  • Computer Programming

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


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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

    12620 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12620 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    9708 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9708 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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  • National: 75,240 HKD per year
  • International: 97,812 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.


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