City University of Hong Kong

Curriculum

(For students admitted in 2018/19 and before)

Programme Structure (for 2019/20 intake and thereafter)

The MPhil programme consists of 7 credit units and the PhD programme consists of 14 credit units. The submission of a thesis is also required.

Please refer to SGS website for more information

Master of Philosophy (MPhil)

  Coursework Structure
Research Methodology and Ethnics Course 2 credit units
Elective Courses 5 credit units
Total 7 credit units
Other Requirement
(not counted towards the University's coursework requirement)
Teaching Students: First Steps (SG8001) (1 credit unit)

Research Methodology and Ethics Course for MPhil Students (2 credit units)

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CS8695 Research in Computer Science R8 2


Please refer to SGS website for more information

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

  Coursework Structure
Core Courses 9 credit units
Research Methodology and Ethnics Course 2 credit units
Elective Courses 3 credit units
Total 14 credit units
Other Requirement
(not counted towards the University's coursework requirement)
Teaching Students: First Steps (SG8001) (1 credit unit)

Core Courses for PhD Students (9 credit units)

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CS6491 Topics in Optimization and its Applications in Computer Science P6 3
CS8692 Comprehensive Studies in Selected Topics in Computer Science R8 3
Choose one out of the following two courses :
CS5487 Machine Learning: Principles and Practice P5 3
CS5489 Machine Learning: Algorithms and Applications P5 3

Remarks:
PhD students admitted for 2019 cohort and thereafter have to choose one course from either CS5487 or CS5489 to fulfil Programme Core requirements with the approval from their supervisor. The remaining one can be selected to fulfil Programme Elective requirements.


Research Methodology and Ethics Course for PhD Students (2 credit units)

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CS8695 Research in Computer Science R8 2

Elective Courses:

Please click HERE for the details of Approved Courses for Research Degree Students.

Last Updated : 30 JUL 2019