City University of Hong Kong

Admissions (for Direct / Non-JUPAS)


(Programme Code: 1561A)

Major Structure

This major has a three year structure. Students acquire fundamental computer science knowledge as well as general knowledge in their first year of study. With satisfactory attainment, students will take the year-long course of IT Professional Placement (ITPP) to gain real-world like work experience. Alternatively, subject to job availability and study schedule, students may choose to work in companies joining our placement scheme. During the placement year, students will take one day off weekly from their work to complete a number of elective courses. Students will also take up a year-long project in which they work independently under the supervision of a faculty member in the last year.

Entrance Requirements

To be eligible for admission, you must satisfy the General Entrance Requirements.

You will be considered as having met the major entrance requirements if you hold a Higher Diploma or an Associate Degree in a computing-related discipline, or an equivalent qualification.

For senior-year admission, applicants are normally expected to have completed the AD/HD award with a CGPA of >=3.0, or an equivalent overall mark or credit award.

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Admissions Interviews

Shortlisted applicants will be invited to interview. You may watch the video below to learn more about how to prepare for admissions interviews.

Entrance Scholarships and Grants

  • The Department of Computer Science Special Admission Scheme Scholarships

  • The Department of Computer Science Entrance Grants

Tuition Fee Information

For local students admitted in 2019/20

Academic Year Tuition Fee
2019/20 HK$42,100 per annum

The tuition fee is subject to annual review. If there are changes to the tuition fee set by the HKSAR Government, the tuition fee may be adjusted.

For non-local students

Academic Years Tuition Fee
2013-2018 HK$120,000 per annum
2019/20 HK$140,000 per annum

The tuition fee is subject to annual review. Once the tuition fee level is approved, the tuition will apply until the end of the student's study in the programme/degree.