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College of Engineering City University of Hong Kong MSc in Multimedia Information Technology
College of Engineering City University of Hong Kong

MSc in Multimedia Information Technology

Hong Kong, Hong Kong

1 Years

English

Full time, Part time

31 Mar 2024

Sep 2024

HKD 6,400 / per credit *

On-Campus

* For students admitted in 2024/25. The tuition fee indicated in the above schedule will apply until the end of your study in this programme.

Introduction

Programme Aims and Objectives

The programme provides well-structured training for IT professionals who want to keep abreast with the dynamics in multimedia and information technology. It aims at equipping students with in-depth knowledge of the state-of-the-art multimedia information technology and the necessary skills to meet the needs of the community. On completion of the programme, students with different technical backgrounds and aspirations can:

  • Have a strong theoretical foundation in multimedia systems and applications, mobile computing, internet computing and networking.
  • Acquire analytical ability that enables them to conduct high-level research and development in the rapidly changing IT industry.
  • Enhance their capacity to continue professional and career development.

Key Facts

  • Mode of Study: Combined †
  • Mode of Funding: Non-government-funded
  • Intermediate Award: Postgraduate Diploma in Multimedia Information Technology (PGD)
  • Indicative Intake Target: 53
  • Minimum Number of Credits Required:
    • 45 (Master's Degree with Industrial Research option); 45 (Master's Degree with Business Management option); 30 (Master's Degree); 24 (Postgraduate Diploma)
  • Class Schedule:
    • Daytime and evening sessions
  • Normal Study Period:
    • Full-time: 1 year, 1.5 years for Industrial Research option and Business Management option
    • Part-time: 2 years, 3 years for Business Management option
  • Maximum Study Period:
    • Full-time: 2.5 years, 3.5 years for Industrial Research option and Business Management option
    • Part-time: 5 years, 7.5 years for Business Management option
  • Mode of Processing:
    • Applications are processed on a rolling basis. Review of applications will start before the deadline and continue until all places are filled. Early applications are therefore strongly encouraged.

† Combined mode: Local students taking programmes in combined mode can attend full-time (12-18 credit units per semester) or part-time (no more than 11 credit units per semester) study in different semesters without seeking approval from the University. For non-local students, they will be admitted to these programmes for either full-time or part-time studies. Non-local students must maintain the required credit load for their full-time or part-time studies and any changes will require approval from the University.

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