Master of Science in Computer Science, HKU

Programme Overview


The MSc(CompSc) programme is a comprehensive postgraduate study programme provides advanced and in-depth learning in Computer Science. The programme is credit unit based, with courses of both applied and fundamental nature. Students can choose from a comprehensive and diversified study in Computer Science courses or focussed streams of study. Focussed streams of study represent a cohesive collection of related courses that provides both fundamental and in-depth exposure to students in a given ICT domain.

Admission 2024


To help you make a decision, here is a summary of the facts and details you will need - programme schedule, composition fees and application deadlines.

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The MSc(CompSc) programme is offered in both full-time and part-time modes.

There are 3 semesters in an academic year, i.e. semester 1: September – December, semester 2: January – May and the summer semester: June – August.

Part-time: 2 years
Full-time: 1 year

Classes are usually conducted in weekday evenings from 7:00 p.m., or during weekends. Some courses will be offered mainly for full-time students in weekday daytime.

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The tuition fees for 2024/25 intake are HK$210,800 (local) and HK$281,000 (non-local), subject to the University’s approval.

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Main round: 29 December 2023
Clearing round: 12:00nn (HKT), 12 April 2024

To be considered, you must submit a complete application, with supporting materials uploaded online, before the deadline. For more information, please click here for details.