Applications for Taught Postgraduate Programmes in 2017 entry are now closed. Applications for 2018 entry will start in mid-November 2017 tentatively and updated programme information will be available by that time. The programme information for 2017 entry listed below is for reference only.
|Year of Entry||2017|
|Mode of Funding||Non-government-funded|
|Mode of Programme||Part time|
|Class Schedule||Weekday evenings and/or Saturdays|
|Indicative Intake Target||5|
|Minimum No. of Credits Required||12|
|Normal Duration of Programme||1 year|
|Maximum Study Period||2.5 years|
|Programme Website||Click here to open|
|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.|
Dr YU Yuen Tak
BSc CertEd HK, GradDip PhD Melb, MIEEE, MACM
+852 3442 8580
This programme is designed to provide IT professionals with a solid background in the theory and practice of information security. The student will acquire in-depth understanding of state-of-the-art techniques in the design of secure information systems, encompassing issues in the protection of data during processing, storage and transmission, and the implementation of secure computer systems and networks. A set of elective courses provide additional exposure to such topics as information security management policies, cryptography and cloud computing.
To be eligible for admission, you must satisfy the General Entrance Requirements and have:
Applicants whose entrance qualification is obtained from an institution where the medium of instruction is NOT English should also fulfill the following minimum English proficiency requirement:
Students are required to complete a total of 12 credits in which 3 credits come from the required course and 9 credits from the elective courses, including at least 3 credits of courses in Group I. Each course is worth 3 credit units.
The required course is:
Elective courses that may be offered are:
Upon graduation, students may continue their studies by applying for the Master of Science in Computer Science programme, with credit transfer of a maximum of 9 credit units. Alternatively, students may opt to continue their studies by applying for programme transfer to the Master of Science in Computer Science programme, with credit transfer of a maximum of 12 credit units.