City University of Hong Kong

Curriculum

Sample Study Schedules

Each student should plan his/her own study schedule to earn credit units for the MSc in Computer Science award. The plan can be formulated with the assistance and advice from academic staff. The following shows an example schedule for part-time study and one for full-time study.

Refer to Taught Postgraduate Catalogue for more information of individual courses.

Full-time Study Example (Graduation in one year)

Semester A CS5222
Computer Networks and Internets
CS5351
Software Engineering
CS5481
Data Engineering
CS5487
Machine Learning: Principles and Practice
CS6534
Guided Study
Semester B CS6520
Project
CS5182
Computer Graphics
CS5296
Cloud Computing: Theory and Practice
CS5188
Virtual Reality Technologies and Applications
 
Summer Term CS6520
Project (continued)
       

Part-time Study Example (Graduation in two years)

Year 1
Semester A CS5222
Computer Networks and Internets
CS5481
Data Engineering
 
Semester B CS5182
Computer Graphics
CS5296
Cloud Computing: Theory and Practice
 
Summer Term CS6534
Guided Study
   
Year 2
Semester A CS5351
Software Engineering
CS5285
Information Security for eCommerce
CS5488
Big Data Algorithms and Techniques
Semester B CS5489
Machine Learning Algorithms and Applications
CS6290
Privacy-enhancing Technologies