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The Chinese University of Hong Kong

JS4446

Information Engineering 信息工程學

IERGN

Short Description

Information Engineering discipline deals with the generation, distribution, analysis, and use of information, data, and knowledge in systems for building a smart and secure information society. The comprehensive yet flexible curriculum unlocks a broad spectrum of career opportunities in various sectors to our students, such as: 

  • Data generation/coordination: Internet-of-things/Cyber-physical systems
  • Distribution: Wireless and optical (beyond-5G) communications, computer networks
  • Analysis: Artificial intelligence, big-data analytics, computer vision
  • Processing: Multimedia, cloud computing
  • Protection: Cybersecurity, cryptography, privacy, blockchain, e-payment
  • Theoretical aspects: Information theory, signal processing, machine learning, control theory

Details at: https://www.ie.cuhk.edu.hk/programmes/ierg_overview.shtml 

Remarks:
For details of the undergraduate curriculum, please click here.

Programme Website

Requirements

  • Programme Entrance Requirements
  • General Entrance Requirements
Core Subjects Minimum Level
CHINESE LANGUAGE 3
ENGLISH LANGUAGE 3
LIBERAL STUDIES 2
MATHEMATICS COMPULSORY PART 4
Elective Subject(s) Minimum Level
One of the following elective subjects:
BIOLOGY or CHEMISTRY or PHYSICS or COMBINED SCIENCE 3
MATHEMATICS EXTENDED MODULE 1 OR 2 3
One of the following elective subjects:
ANY 1 SUBJECTNOTE 3
NOTE:
Preferred subjects: Mathematics Extended Module I or II, Biology, Chemistry, Combined Science, Design and Applied Technology, Information and Communication Technology and Physics.

REMARK:
The programme accepts specific Applied Learning course(s) with "Attained with Distinction I/II" as an extra elective subject.
Please refer to http://www.cuhk.edu.hk/adm/jupas/ApL2022 for details.
Core Subjects Minimum Level
CHINESE LANGUAGENote1 3
ENGLISH LANGUAGE 3
LIBERAL STUDIES 2
MATHEMATICS COMPULSORY PART 2
Elective Subject(s) Minimum Level
ANY 2 SUBJECTSNote2 3

Note 1
Applicants with very special circumstances may be granted waivers of this requirement on a case-by-case basis. For details, please click here.

Note 2:
The two subjects may include:
(i) 2 New Senior Secondary elective subjects#; or
(ii) 1 New Senior Secondary elective subject and Mathematics (Extended Part) Module I or Module II.    

#Other Language subjects (Grade E or above) will be considered as an unspecified elective subject in fulfilling (i) above.


Note 3:

"Attained with Distinction I/II" in Applied Learning subjects will be accepted by some programmes as an extra subject for awarding bonus points. For details, please click here.     

Calculation of scores for applicants with more than 1 sitting in HKDSE Examination

Most programmes offered by CUHK consider the best results in the same subject taken by a candidate in more than one sitting of HKDSE.  Some programmes may have specific arrangements and the admission scores of candidates seeking admission on the strength of results from more than one sitting of HKDSE may be adjusted.  Details of calculation of scores in more than one sitting of HKDSE for the 2022-23 entry will be finalised and posted at the admissions website (admission.cuhk.edu.hk).

First Year Tuition Fee

HK$ 42,100

Contacts

Prof. Sherman Chow

Email: dept@ie.cuhk.edu.hk

Tel: 39438385

Footnote(s)
(1) For latest information on interviews for 2022 entry, please visit http://admission.cuhk.edu.hk