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  • 48 months
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Overview

The Broad Discipline of Computing from The Hong Kong Polytechnic University aims to give students the flexibility to decide on the final award in their first year of study.

  • The BSc(Hons) in Computing aims to equip graduates with solid computing foundations in areas such as programming, computational thinking and data structure so they can develop professional computer systems and software. Students gain strong problem-solving abilities and become highly competent in software development for virtually all sectors.
  • The BSc(Hons) in Enterprise Information Systems aims to provide graduates with a good balance of business and technical backgrounds. Graduates are equipped with strong competence in investigating business systems, identifying options for improving those systems and bridging the needs of business with the use of IT. They also gain abilities to develop information systems and manage business projects in the commercial sector.
  • The BSc(Hons) in Financial Technology and Artificial Intelligence aims to cultivate financial technologists who can develop intelligent software applications and innovative finance solutions, by equipping them with good fundamental computing knowledge. The focus is on AI, sound finance concepts and strong intellectual and practical skills, enabling them to apply computing technologies in finance and related areas. They are expected to be adaptive to the rapid changes in technological, economic and social environments.
  • The BSc(Hons) in Information Technology integrates three main IT technologies: software, infrastructure and networking. The programme offers state-of-the-art courses in areas such as game design and development, systems security, cloud computing, embedded systems, mobile computing and social computing. Graduates are trained to think creatively and systematically, ensuring their success in the IT industry.

Career

  • BSc(Hons) in Computing graduates can become programmers, system developers and software engineers, sales engineers or webmasters. Our graduates find employment opportunities in sectors such as the government, software houses, e-commerce, banking, finance, public facilities and freight forwarding.
  • BSc(Hons) in Enterprise Information Systems graduates can take up such technical positions as programmers, system analysts, system developers, software engineers and system administrators, and less technical positions including technical sales and sales engineers, project managers, web administrators and web services designers.
  • BSc(Hons) in Financial Technology and Artificial Intelligence graduates are expected to become financial technologists who can fill the talent gap of the fast growing FinTech field. Career opportunities in FinTech are enormous in Hong Kong and worldwide such as financial consultants, AI consultants, financial data analysts, FinTech system developers and entrepreneurs.
  • BSc(Hons) in Information Technology graduates can become analyst programmers, iPhone/Android programmers, network administrators, network managers and system integrators.

Detailed Programme Facts

Programme Structure

  • All students are admitted to the Broad Discipline of Computing. 
  • In the first year, they take a common set of subjects to lay a foundation for university study and gain a taste of the broad discipline. 
  • In the second year, they can select the individual awards and study the corresponding content. 
  • All these awards feature the minor option and an individual or a group integrative capstone project in the final year.

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    80

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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General Requirements

A High School (Graduation) Diploma and any one of the following:

  • ACT: Composite score of 24
  • AP: Grade 3 in 2 AP subjects
  • Redesigned SAT: Total score of 1190
  • SAT: Combined score of 1650, with a sub-score of 8 in essay writing
  • GCE A-level/International A-level: Passes in 3 AL subjects/2 AL and 2 AS subjects
  • IB: A minimum score of 24 with at least grade 4 in 2 Higher Level subjects

Tuition Fee

  • International

    18000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18000 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    18000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18000 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

HKD 140,000 per anunum

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

Up to a maximum of HKD 190,000/USD 24,000 per annum

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