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What will I learn?

This MSc programme addresses the demands on professionals of information systems and technologies, with hands-on experience on relevant practical applications, tools and software. It is positioned as the front-line educational programme of practical technologies in Advanced Information Systems (AIS), targeting postgraduate-level students in Hong Kong and Mainland China, as well as the overseas. It is unique and timely in the following ways.

  • It emphasizes on technologies, i.e., applications, tools and software, in the field of Information Systems (IS).
  • Its curriculum is specially designed for equipping students with practical skills and enhancing their immediate competitiveness in a career related to emerging areas of Information Systems, e.g., Enterprise Information Systems, Financial Information Systems and Health Information Systems.
  • Its curriculum provides students with solid technological background and expertise for meeting market demands where the course contents can be directly mapped between the skills learned and requirements of related jobs in local and regional areas.

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Science

Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
HK$140,000.00 (14,16,287) per year
Application deadline

Expected April 2023

More details

Start date

Expected September 2022


Hong Kong Baptist University

Kowloon Tong,

Kowloon City, Hong Kong, Kowloon

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants should normally hold a Bachelor's degree for admission to a Taught Postgraduate degree programme; English Language Requirements: TOEFL - 550 (Paper-based), 79 (Internet-based); or IELTS (Academic): Overall Band at 6.5; or CET-6 (College English Test band 6): 450.

For international students

  • A bachelor's degree in science, engineering, IT or relevant fields from a recognised university; or
  • Equivalent qualifications.

If applicants did not use English as the medium of learning in their bachelor’s degree programmes, they should satisfy any one of the following English proficiency requirements:

  • IELTS overall band score of at least 6.0; or
  • TOEFL score of at least 537 (paper-based) or 74 (Internet-based); or
  • Other equivalent qualifications. (e.g. CET-6 score of at least 450)


For exceptional cases in which applicants have other qualifications and substantial experience in IT, applicants' suitability will be determined with reference to individual merits and interviews.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.


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