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The Chinese University of Hong Kong

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Data Science and Policy Studies 數據科學與政策研究

DSPS

Short Description

Data Science and Policy Studies is an interdisciplinary programme which integrates these two leading fields of knowledge and innovation. Students who would like to study in the Programme should have strong interest in both data science and policymaking. Data science is identified as the next frontier for innovation, competition and productivity; and policy studies seeks to transform knowledge and technologies into impactful solutions. Through our rigorous curriculum which includes internship, capstone project, and transformative overseas exchange experience, the Programme aims at training leaders, policymakers, analysts, and entrepreneurs. Our graduates would master the knowledge of data science to make technology-enabled and evidence-based policy decisions and communicate effectively with stakeholders.

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 3
Elective Subject(s) Minimum Level
ANY 2 SUBJECTSNOTE 3
NOTE: 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.


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/ApL2021 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 2021-22 entry will be finalised and posted at the admissions website (admission.cuhk.edu.hk).

First Year Tuition Fee

HK$ 42,100

Contacts

Enquiries:

Email: dsps@cuhk.edu.hk

Tel: 3943 4757

Statistics

Application Statistics (after Modification of Programme Choices)

Year Band A Band B Band C Band D Band E Total
2020 80 84 184 207 235 790
2019 113 85 149 180 168 695

Offer Statistics (as at the Announcement of the Main Round Offer Results)

Year Band A Band B Band C Band D Band E Total
2020 19 0 0 0 0 19
2019 20 0 0 0 0 20
Footnote(s)

(1) For latest information on interviews for 2021 entry, please visit http://admission.cuhk.edu.hk