FAQ for Minor in Computing

1. Can part-time students apply for the Minor in Computing?

The Minor in Computing is offered to all students (full-time or part-time) from any department, except students from the following major programmes: Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, Bachelor of Science in Computer Studies, Bachelor of Engineering in Computer Engineering, Bachelor of Science in Creative Media, and Bachelor of Engineering in e-Logistics and Technology Management. Starting from Cohort 2008 and thereafter, students of Bachelor of Engineering in Information Engineering, Bachelor of Engineering in Information Engineering (Business Intelligence Minor) and Bachelor of Engineering in Information Engineering (Law Minor) cannot take the Minor in Computing.

2. What documents do I need to submit to apply for the Minor in Computing?

Please follow the steps laid out by the Academic Regulations and Records Office to submit your application. Please note that approval from your home department and the minor programme offering department are required.

3. Must I apply it in year 1 or can I apply in year 2 or later?

There is no hard requirement in which year you should apply for the Minor in Computing. But the earlier you apply for it, the easier for you to allocate your time and devise your study schedule.

4. If I have successfully applied for the minor, can I withdraw it afterwards?

You can withdraw the Minor within the add/drop period of each semester as specified by ARRO.

5. Does the Minor in Computing allow credit transfer?

Credit transfer is also allowed to fulfill the minor programme requirements. Please note that there is a maximum of 6 credit units that can be transferred. You should follow the university's guideline and procedure to make the application.