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What will I learn?

The M.Sc Programme in E-Commerce and Logistics Technologies was established in 2001. It aims to educate a new generation of talents equipped with a combined knowledge in two areas: advanced Internet-centric technologies, and enterprise solutions, to manage and support Internet business and operations in the 21st Century. The programme was originally offered as a part-time, course-based programme, and hundreds of business executives and professionals working in banks, investment firms, logistics companies, IT companies, and government departments have studied and graduated from the programme since its inauguration. The programme has recently further introduced a full-time study mode, to provide the opportunity for non-local students to study in Hong Kong.

E-commerce technologies have been widely and successfully used for management and operations of business firms and organizations today. Typical examples include: e-banking, online trading of stock markets, procurement of enterprises through Internet, online shopping, Internet marketing, e-government services, etc. For supply chains involving multi-national operations, Internet has become a necessary means to facilitate business transactions and coordination. "Logistics technologies" studied in our programme deal with not only traditional transportation logistics of moving cargos from one location to another, but also all kinds of operational logistics associated with running business making use of Internet technologies. The curriculum of our programme has been carefully designed to reflect the latest technological developments and to meet the needs of industries, to prepare our students for success upon graduation and leadership in the future.

The programme is organized by the Department of Systems Engineering and Engineering Management, in collaboration with other sister departments in The Chinese University of Hong Kong. Our faculty members are renowned for their world-class research and development work. The programme is also supported by a set of advanced teaching and learning facilities, including the Centre for Logistics Technologies and Supply Chain Optimization, the Lab for Enterprise Resource Planning/Supply Chain Management, Lab for E-Services Systems, and the Lab for Financial Engineering.

The programme is suitable for applicants with background in engineering, science, business management, and other related areas. Non-local applicants are particularly encouraged to apply to our full-time study mode.


This is a taught master's programme, which requires a student to take a minimum of 8 courses (24 credits in total) within a nominal period of two year (part-time mode) or one year (full-time mode), including 4 required courses and 4 elective courses.

Career Prospects

Our MSc programme offers advanced and professional training on engineering management, information systems and financial engineering. It opens doors to wide variety of careers opportunities in Hong Kong and mainland China. Most of our graduates filled responsible positions in financial institution and engineering.

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Engineering

Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
HK$165,000.00 (16,69,196) per year
Start date

Expected September 2022


The Chinese University of Hong Kong


Sha Tin, Hong Kong, New Territories

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants must have a graduated from a recognized university and obtained a Bachelor's degree, normally with honours not lower than Second Class; or graduated from an honours programme of a recognized university with a Bachelor's degree, normally achieving an average grade of not lower than "B"; or completed a course of study in a tertiary educational institution and obtained professional or similar qualifications equivalent to an honours degree. English Language Requirements: TOEFL: 550 (Paper-based)/79 (Internet-based); IELTS (Academic): 6.5; GMAT (Verbal): Band 21.

For international students

In addition to the general requirements of the Graduate School, applicants should have

  1. graduated from a recognized university and obtained a Bachelor’s degree in engineering, science, business administration or related fields, normally with Second Class Honours or higher, or an average grade of “B” or better in his/her undergraduate courses; or
  2. completed a course of study in a tertiary educational institute and obtained professional or similar qualifications equivalent to an honours degree in related fields.

To fulfill the University’s minimum English language requirements for admission to postgraduate programmes, applicants should have:

obtained a degree from a university in Hong Kong or taken a degree programme of which the medium of instruction was English; or

achieved scores in the following English Language tests2 as indicated:

  • TOEFL: 550 (Paper-based)/79 (Internet-based);
  • IELTS (Academic): 6.5;
  • GMAT (Verbal): Band 21; or

obtained a pass grade in other English language requirements equivalent to HKDSE or

obtained a recognized professional qualification, provided that the examination was conducted in English.

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


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