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The Open University of Hong Kong

JS9719

Bachelor of Science with Honours in Cyber and Computer Security 網絡及電腦安全榮譽理學士

BSc(Hons) Cyber&ComSecy

Short Description

Cyber security is one of the most in-demand skillsets around the world, especially in countries that are developing smart cities. This programme aims to provide students with a breadth of knowledge of theories and professional practices in cyber and computer security. Students will gain an in-depth understanding of the specialized areas of computer network, network security, blockchain, IoT, and digital forensics. Graduates may pursue positions such as network engineer, system analyst, digital forensic expert, and cyber security specialist. Potential employers include mobile / network services providers, and corporations / organizations in various sectors, including government, finance, healthcare, and logistics.

Remarks:
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RequirementsUpdated

  • Programme Entrance Requirements
  • General Entrance Requirements
Same as General Entrance Requirements

Core Subjects Minimum Level
CHINESE LANGUAGE 3
ENGLISH LANGUAGE 3
LIBERAL STUDIES 2
MATHEMATICS COMPULSORY PART 2
Elective Subject(s) Minimum Level
One of the following elective subjects:
ANY 1 SUBJECT 2
  1. Unless otherwise stated in the Programme-specific subject requirements, HKDSE Category B subjects (Applied Learning) with attainment at “Attained” or above; or Category C subjects (Other Languages) with attainment at grade E or above can be counted as elective subjects.

  2. Mathematics Extended Part (i.e. Module 1 (Calculus and Statistics) / Module 2 (Algebra and Calculus)) will be counted as an elective subject. If applicants have taken both Module 1 and Module 2, only the module with best result will be taken into consideration.

  3. Non-Chinese Speaking (NCS) applicants, who have met the specified circumstances as announced by the Education Bureau (EDB), can use the following qualifications to replace HKDSE Chinese Language level 3 to meet the entrance requirement for Chinese Language:
    • ‘Attained’ or above in HKDSE Applied Learning Chinese
    • Grade E or above in GCE (A-Level / AS-Level / O-Level) Chinese
    • Grade E / Grade 3 or above in GCSE / IGCSE Chinese   
    For programmes with specific entrance requirements on the Chinese Language proficiency, please click here for details.

  4. In addition to the General Entrance Requirements, individual programme may require specific subject requirements. Also, some programmes may give higher weighting to certain subjects, core and/or elective, and some may also grant preference to certain elective subjects in admission selection.  Please refer to the ‘Programme-specific subject requirements’ for details or click here.

  5. The University accepts combined results of HKDSE examination. The best results will be counted for meeting the entrance requirements and for the calculation of admissions scores.

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

OUHK will consider the best grade attained for a particular subject from any sittings of HKDSE examination taken by the applicant. There is no grade penalty for multiple sittings.

First Year Tuition Fee

HK$ 79,640

Estimated Programme Fees
1st year: HK$79,640
Whole Programme: HK$318,560

Estimated Programme Fees after deducting NMTSS subsidy (HK$32,100/year), if applicable
1st year: HK$47,540
Whole Programme: HK$190,160

Remarks:

  1. The composite tuition/programme fees listed above have included laboratory/practicum/immersion course fees, etc., if applicable.
  2. Non-local students will be charged at a higher rate.
  3. There will be an annual adjustment of tuition fees which will be capped at the actual Composite Consumer Price Index (CCPI) to be announced by the Government. The estimated composite tuition/programme fees for the whole programme has not yet taken the CCPI for the second to fourth (or fifth) year, i.e. 2022/23 to 2024/25 (or 2025/26) academic year, into account.
  4. Students, who fulfilled the stipulated requirements set by the Education Bureau (EDB), are eligible for the Non-means-tested Subsidy Scheme for Self-financing Undergraduate Studies in Hong Kong (“NMTSS”) provided by the Government. For details of the scheme and eligibility, please visit http://www.cspe.edu.hk/nmtss.
  5. The NMTSS subsidy amount of HK$32,100/year set out above is for the 2020/21 academic year (AY).  The amounts for the 2021/22 cohort will be subject to review with reference to the CCPI in Hong Kong.
  6. A student’s eligibility for the NMTSS and the annual subsidy amount allocated in an academic year is subject to EDB’s final approval.
  7. Only local students are eligible for subsidy under NMTSS.

 

Contacts

Dr. Kevin Hung

Email: khung@ouhk.edu.hk

Tel: 2768 6824

Dr. Steven Choy

Email: sochoy@ouhk.edu.hk

Tel: 2768 6824