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What will I learn?

This taught programme is offered with the following objectives:

To provide advanced training for engineers and professionals who aspire to take up more management responsibilities in their careers, and

To offer students a well-rounded education through a selected set of courses on state-of-the-art subjects and cutting-edge technologies.

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.

Course Structure

All students are required to take a minimum of 8 postgraduate courses (24 credits in total), within a normal period of two years (Part-time mode) or one year (Full-time mode) of which 3 should be required courses and 5 elective courses. An exemption from a required course may be sought provided that the student has sufficient background and knowledge in the required course. The exempted course must be replaced with an approved elective course. Other M.Sc. courses from the Faculty of Engineering may be taken as electives with the approval of the Division Head. The degree of Master of Science will be conferred upon students who have completed the prescribed coursework with a cumulative grade-point average of 2.0 or above.

  • Required Courses
  • Elective Courses

Area I: Engineering Management
Area II: Information Systems
Area III: Financial Engineering

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Engineering

Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
HK$165,000.00 (16,76,148) 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

  • 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
  • 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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