CEF Courses 

The following courses have been included in the list of reimbursable courses for Continuing Education Fund (CEF) purposes:

HKU Course Code and Course Title CEF Course Code
For MSc(CompSc) Students
CEF Course Code
For MSc(ECom&IComp) Students
CEF Course Code
For MDASC Students
COMP7407 Securities transaction banking 36Z12373A 36Z123748
[Effective from January 2020]
N/A
COMP7408 Distributed ledger and blockchain technology 36Z123756 36Z123764
[Effective from January 2020]
N/A
COMP7502 Image processing and computer vision 36Z122369 36Z123829
[Effective from January 2020]
N/A
COMP7503 Multimedia technologies 36Z122377
[Effective from January 2020]
36Z123837
[Effective from January 2020]
42Z123846
[Effective from January 2020]
COMP7506 Smart phone apps development 36Z123853 36Z123861
[Effective from January 2020]
42Z123870
[Effective from January 2020]
COMP7507 Visualization and visual analytics 36Z123772
[Effective from January 2020]
36Z123780
[Effective from January 2020]
42Z12379A
[Effective from January 2020]
COMP7802 Introduction to financial computing 36Z122407 36Z123888
[Effective from January 2020]
N/A
COMP7903 Digital investigation and forensics 36Z123802
[Effective from January 2020]
36Z123810
[Effective from January 2020]
N/A
COMP7904 Information security: attacks and defense 36Z123713
[Effective from January 2020]
36Z123721
[Effective from January 2020]
N/A
COMP7906 Introduction to cyber security 36Z123683
[Effective from January 2020]
36Z123691
[Effective from January 2020]
42Z123706
[Effective from January 2020]

MSc(CompSc), MSc(ECom&IComp) and MDASC students may apply for the CEF for the above courses.  Students from other curricula are not eligible.

The mother programme (Master of Science in Electronic Commerce and Internet Computing) of these courses is recognized under the Qualification Framework (QF Level 6).

Before 1 April 2019,  eligible* applicants may be reimbursed with a maximum sum of HK$10,000 upon successful completion of a course.  For details and updates of eligibility, application, and reimbursement procedures (in particular the reimbursement period from the date of application), please check with Office of Continuing Education Fund at https://www.wfsfaa.gov.hk/cef/en/index.htm or 3142-2277 (24-hour enquiry hotline).

The enhancement measures were implemented with effect from 1 April 2019.  The maximum entitlement for new applicants is HK$20,000.  For applicants who have opened CEF accounts before 1 April 2019, they are eligible for claiming the additional HK$10,000 subsidy and the unused balance (if any) of the original subsidy of HK$10,000.  The co-payment ratios by learners (i.e. the percentage of fees to be borne by learners) for the first HK$10,000 subsidy is 20% of the course fee* and that for the second HK$10,000 subsidy is 40% of the course fee.  For details, please refer to CEF website:
https://www.wfsfaa.gov.hk/cef/en/news/news_20180516.htm

* Eligibility: Persons who
- are Hong Kong residents who have the right of abode or the right to land or to remain in Hong Kong without restriction.  Holders of one-way permits from Mainland China may also apply. (A copy of the one-way permit and the HKID card should be attached to the application form );
- must be aged between 18 and 70 (i.e. before reaching the age of 71) when an application is submitted and the application must be submitted within one year upon the successful completion of the course.  Late applications will not be accepted.

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