What will I learn?

Programme Aims

This programme aims at providing graduates of electronic and information engineering, electrical engineering, telecommunications engineering, computer science and other related disciplines an opportunity for further study at postgraduate level. Students can embark on a broad range of core subjects in multimedia technologies, the Internet of Things (IoT), telecommunications and electronic engineering that enable them to meet new challenges and tap new opportunities in relevant fields. Students can also acquire the latest technical know-how by registering for specialised subjects in a chosen area that focuses on the issues facing the engineering profession today. Students who have managerial responsibilities can take electives in business or management according to their interest and career needs.

Specialism in Internet of Things

The programme offers a new specialism in the Internet of Things (IoT) to cater to the emerging needs of IoT experts in the industry. This specialism covers cutting-edge technologies in wireless communications, sensor networks, IoT applications, etc., enabling students to explore advanced knowledge and develop their skills in the related field.

Specialism in Multimedia Signal Processing and Communications

The specialism in Multimedia Signal Processing and Communications provides postgraduate-level professional and technical training for practitioners in the area to enable them to tap the ever-growing market needs and business opportunities related to multimedia technology.

Characteristics

  • Application-oriented and practical curriculum addressing latest technologies and their applications
  • Modern and flexible teaching approach with some subjects being delivered in workshop mode
  • Subjects are taught by eminent international and local experts
  • Emphasise interactive and student-centred learning
  • Authentic and work-related assessments allowing students to fully demonstrate their competence

Students have the flexibility to vary their studies from semester to semester according to their personal aspirations (except for non-local students, who are constrained by visa requirements). For example, a student can study full-time in one semester and choose to switch to part-time study in the next semester, and vice versa. Students can manage their own pace of study, subject to certain regulations on registration and assessment.

Recognition & Prospects

The MSc in Electronic and Information Engineering programme is an ideal choice for those who wish to pursue advanced studies in Electronic and Information Engineering. The programme is featured on its application-oriented curriculum. It addresses latest technologies and their applications, enabling students to explore new technology innovations that are highly relevant to their professions and interests. Graduates of this programme build upon their existing knowledge and expertise and are prepared to undertake advanced technical and managerial work in different fields and industries.

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Engineering

Study options

Full Time (1.5 years)

Tuition fees
HK $5,465 per credit
Application deadline

30 April 2022

More details

Start date

September 2022

Venue

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

ST305, 3/F, Ng Wing Hong Building,

Hung Hom,

Kowloon City, Hong Kong, Kowloon

Entry requirements

For international students

You must satisfy the following specific requirements of this programme:

  • An Honours degree in engineering, science or technology, or Chartered Engineer (CEng) status, or an equivalent qualification.

Consideration will also be given to candidates without Honours degrees, but who have other relevant qualifications that are supplemented by appropriate work experience.

If you are not a native speaker of English, and your Bachelor's degree or equivalent qualification is awarded by institutions where the medium of instruction is not English, you are expected to fulfil the following minimum English language requirement for admission purpose, unless otherwise specified by individual programmes concerned:

A Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) score of 80 for the Internet-based test or 550 for the paper-based test;
OR
An overall Band Score of at least 6 in the International English Language Testing System (IELTS).

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

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About The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Ranking 75th worldwide (QS World University Rankings 2021),6th in the QS Top 50 under 50 Rankings 2021 and 25th in QS Asia University Rankings 2020.

  • Recognised worldwide for its academic reputation
  • Enjoys impactful research practices in different fields
  • Boasts world-class facilities
  • Welcomes international students from 30 countries

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