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 2018


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 part-time and full-time mode.

There are 3 semesters in an academic year. The curriculum in full-time mode shall take a minimum of 4 semesters of study. For the part-time mode, the curriculum shall normally take eight semesters of study.

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

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The composition fee for each 6-credit course in MSc(CompSc) curriculum is HK$11,000*. The dissertation, which is equivalent to 24 credits, has a composition fee of HK$44,000*. The total composition fees are therefore as follows:

48 credit-units (8 courses) + dissertation:

(HK$11,000* x 8) + (HK$44,000*) = HK$132,000*

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* Pending for University's approval

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Main round: December 31, 2017
Clearing round: 12:00nn (HKT), April 16, 2018

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.

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Details of the information sessions:

Date Time MSc(CompSc)
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09 March 2018 (Friday) 6:30-7:30pm
MSc(CompSc) Information Session 2018
Theatre C, LG1/F,
Chow Yei Ching Building,
The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam Road

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22 December 2017 (Friday) 10:30-11:30am
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