The general aim of BSc (Hons) in Computer Science, with accreditation by the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers^, is to prepare students for a career in computer science or information technology related areas. Students will be equipped to work in the Information and Communication Technology industry or pursue postgraduate study in Hong Kong or abroad. Graduates of this programme will have learnt how to learn and, have the skills and confidence to meet the challenges in the rapidly changing information technology world.
This programme offers three concentrations of study#:
Computing and Software Technologies Concentration
This concentration equips students with concepts, principles and practices of computing and software technologies to contribute to technological innovations.
Information Systems and Analytics Concentration
This concentration equips students with knowledge and practices of information systems design, development and integration, as well as information analytics skills for creative applications in real-world organizations.
Data and Media Communication Concentration
This is an interdisciplinary concentration co-offered with the Department of Journalism, School of Communication. It emphasizes both 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.
^ Full accreditation has been granted for CST concentration, ISA concentration and double concentrations (CST+ DMC and ISA+DMC).
# Double Concentration Options: CST / ISA students are eligible to take DMC as the second concentration.
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
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 Chen Li (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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