City University of Hong Kong



To be eligible for admission, you must satisfy the General Entrance Requirements and have:

  • a recognised bachelor's degree in a computing discipline such as Computer Studies, Information Technology, Computer Engineering, Information Systems, or equivalent; or
  • a recognised bachelor's degree in a related discipline such as Electronic Engineering, Applied Mathematics, Manufacturing Engineering, Quantitative Analysis, or equivalent, together with applicable working experience in information technology.

Applicants whose entrance qualification is obtained from an institution where the medium of instruction is not English should also fulfill the following minimum English proficiency requirement:

  • TOEFL score 550 (paper-based test) or 59 (revised paper-delivered test) or 79 (internet-based test) on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL); or
  • overall band score 6.5 in International English Language Testing System (IELTS); or
  • score 450 in the new College English Test Band 6 (CET-6) of Chinese mainland or pass in the old CET-6 test; or
  • other equivalent qualifications.
For University General Entrance Requirements, please click HERE.
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Other facts about the MSc Computer Science Programme

Award Title: Master of Science in Computer Science
Mode of study: Combined mode
Normal duration of programme: One year for full-time study
Two years for part-time study
Minimum no. of credit units required: 30
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