The general aim of the Computer Science programme, with accreditation by the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers#, is to prepare students for a career in computer science or information technology related areas or to pursue postgraduate study. It stresses on innovations in computing and information systems, and their applications to real-world problems.
Computing and Software Technologies Concentration
This concentration focuses on key concepts and principles behind the contemporary computing and software technologies, as well as the practices of the technological innovations in the ICT industry.
Information Systems and Analytics Concentration
This concentration emphasizes on key concepts and best practices related to information systems design and integration, as well as information analytics for creative applications in organizations and enterprises.
Data and Media Communication Concentration (**newly launched with effect from 2017/18 intake**)
This concentration is offered together with Department of Journalism with an interdisciplinary nature with special emphasis on data analytics and journalistic principles and skills for media organizations as well as related industries.
Students are able to gain IT work experience training through summer internship and 1-year placement opportunities. Also, the programme offers diversified overseas outreach opportunities for students such as study tours, overseas internship, overseas summer research programme and overseas study exchange.
#An HKIE reaccreditation has been undergone in 2017.
Faculty Advising Coordinator
The Faculty Advising Coordinator assumes overall responsibility for coordinating all academic advising/mentoring activities in the Faculty, and to work closely with Academic Advisors and Mentors at all levels to take care of students' development during their studies.
Prof Yuen Pong Chi, Associate Dean of Science
Science Faculty Counsellor
Together with other supporting units of the University, to provide guidance and support to Year 1 students on situations not directly related to academic issues such as adjustment to University life and other personal difficulties.
Prof Albert Lee
Each programme/concentration has an academic advisor to provide guidance to Year 1 students who are interested to study his/her programme, to provide information on relevant courses such as study schedule, course selection and to advise students on any academic issues.
Dr Feng Jian (Computer Science - concentration in Computing and Software Technologies)
Dr Fion S L Lee (Computer Science - concentration in Information Systems and Analytics)
Dr William K W Cheung (Computer Science - concentration in Data and Media Communication)
The mentor will meet with the student regularly to provide a friendly and supportive environment so that students can approach the mentor for advice on personal, social and/or other problems, if necessary.
Programme Director: Dr Byron K K Choi
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