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Higher Diploma in Electronic and Information Engineering

Sept 2019 Entry
Programme code: JS3076

Faculty of Engineering
Department of Electronic and Information Engineering
Mode of Study Full-time

Normal Duration

2 years

Credits Required for Graduation

63 (plus 3 training credits) 

Students may be required to take an extra subject in Physics depending on their entry qualifications.

Programme Intake

88 (JUPAS and non-JUPAS)

Fund Type


Consider Second Choice Applications

Yes, but preference will be given to first choice applications.

Programme Leader(s)

Dr W.Y. Tam
BSc, MPhil, PhD, SrMIEEE


  • The credit requirements of this programme are indicative only. They are subject to review.

Aims & Characteristics

Programme Aims

This programme aims to produce graduates with the professional knowledge and skills that are relevant for a professional technologist in the field of electronic and information engineering. Graduates of the programme are ready to either advance to a higher level of study or pursue a career in the relevant fields.




Students gain a solid foundation in the mainstream of electronic and information engineering. They are also required to study general subjects such as mathematics, physics and English.

Graduates may be considered for admission to degree programmes in Hong Kong, including those programmes offered by the Department with credit transfers.

Recognition & Prospects

Career Prospects

The curriculum is designed to train technologists to meet the needs of the electronic and information engineering industry in both the manufacturing and service sectors. The local manufacturing industry requires incorporated engineers in the areas of design, research and development, testing and quality control. The industry's service sector mainly consists of service providers in the field of telecommunications and in the sales of electronic and information products such as computers and electronic equipment. These service providers require trained technical personnel for maintenance, customer service, field applications, technical support and marketing.


  • Year One covers Foundation Subjects in electronic and information engineering and general subjects, including mathematics, physics and English.

  • In Year Two, students receive more training in the core technical subjects. They can specialise in certain areas of study by choosing from amongst Elective Subjects.

  • Information on the subjects offered can be obtained here.

Entrance Requirements

Please click here to view the entrance requirements for non-JUPAS applicants.


For further programme information, please contact:

The General Office (tel: 2766 6211/2766 6223; email: eie.enquiry@polyu.edu.hk).