This is a four-year programme and there will be two semesters of 14 weeks per year. Students will be required to complete at least 39 modules (120 credits) over the four years. Each module consists of 3 credits, except the Senior Project which consists of 6 credits. The Programme Structure comprises three components: (1) Major Studies in Applied Computing; (2) Common Core Curriculum; and (3) Business Education. The breakdown is shown in the following table:

Study areaCore (Credits)Elective (Credits)Total (Credits)Percentage (%)
1. Applied Computing48126050.0%
2. Common Core Curriculum
(i) General Education3182117.5%
(ii) Languages
– Chinese997.5%
– English997.5%
(iii) Quantitative Methods & IT Skills665%
3. Business Education665%
4. Free Elective997.5%
Total8139120100%

 

Study AreaYEAR 1YEAR 2YEAR 3YEAR 4
Common Core Curriculum
(15 modules)
(37.5%)
Chinese
Language
– CHN1000 Freshman Chinese– CHN1002 Chinese Literature Appreciation
– CHN2001 Applied Putonghua
English
Language
– ENG1010 English for Effective Communication
– ENG2010 English for Academic Purposes
– ENG2020 English for Business Communication
General Education#– GEN1000 Perspectives on General Education– General Education Elective 1– General Education Elective 2
– General Education Elective 3
– General Education Elective 4
– General Education Elective 5
– General Education Elective 6
Quantitative Methods & IT Skills– AMS1001 Introduction to Linear Algebra and Calculus
– COM1000 Contemporary Information Technologies
Sub-total6423
Business Education
(2 modules)
(5%)
Marketing and Management– MGT1001 Introduction to Business– MGT1002 Principles of Management
Sub-total1100
Applied Computing
(19 modules)
(50%)
Computing– COM1101/MSIM1201 Programming Methodology
– COM1102 Programming and Data Structures
– COM1103 Computer System
– COM2101 Computer Network
– COM2102 Discrete Mathematics and Algorithms
– COM2103/MSIM3201 Database Design and Management
– COM2104 Advanced Programming
– COM3101 Software Engineering
– COM3102 Computing Technologies in Web Applications
– COM3103 Artificial Intelligence
– COM4101 Senior Project
Human Centred Design and Society– COM2201 Graphic and Digital Design– COM3201 Human-Computer Interaction
– COM3301 Professionalism and Ethics in Computing
– COM4201 User Experience Designs
Major Electives– Major Elective 1
– Major Elective 2
– Major Elective 3
– Major Elective 4
Sub-total3574
Free Electives
(3 modules)
(7.5%)
– Free Elective 1– Free Elective 2
Sub-total0012
Total1010109