Faculty of Engineering
Computer Science
Offered As: Major Minor
URL: https://engg.hku.hk/Portals/0/UG/syllabuses/Syllabus-CS-22-23-4Y.pdf https://engg.hku.hk/Portals/0/UG/syllabuses/Syllabus-CS-22-23-4Y.pdf#Minor-in-CS
*Open to students of other Faculties: (except major in Decision Analytics, Computing and Data Analytics, Computer Science and DS&E) (except major in Decision Analytics, Computing and Data Analytics, Computer Science and DS&E)
Credits: 84 42
What is it about? The major/minor in Computer Science provides students with a substantial foundation in key computer science subject areas and modern software technologies. On completion, students will be well-equipped with both basic and advance knowledge in computer science, and are better prepared to launch their career in IT industry and/or to pursue postgraduate studies in Computer Science.
Offering Faculty/ Department/ School/Institute Department of Computer Science

Pre-requisite requirements and/or other conditions for declaring the major/minor Level 3 or above in HKDSE Mathematics or equivalent
Career opportunities Computer Science graduates work as IT professionals in different sectors of the society, say banking & finance, the government, education, IT & telecommunication, etc. The problem solving skills and analytical abilities that they have developed during their study proved to be very valuable in many areas of endeavour. For further information, please check with Department of Computer Science and CEDARS (Careers & Placement).
Further information https://www.cs.hku.hk/
Contact Dr. TW Chim
Tel: 2857 8272
Email: twchim@cs.hku.hk
* Note: Students pursuing curricula with major / minor programme(s) must complete at least one major programme from their home Faculties upon graduation. Disclaimer: The information mainly applies to students admitted in 2023-24 and thereafter. For students from different cohorts, the information is only for reference. Please check with Faculty/offering department for details. The pre-requisite requirements / conditions are subject to changes by Faculties from time to time, and students are advised to check with their Faculty Office in case of doubt.