HK$6,000 per credit
Prof. Yang Xiao-qi
BSc, MSc, PhD
Deputy Programme Leader
Dr Lou Yijun
BSc, MSc, PhD
Assistant Programme Leader
Dr Guo Xin
BSc, MPhil, PhD
This programme aims to provide students with up-to-date theoretical and practical knowledge in statistics, operations research and scientific computing relevant to decision making and practical problem solving in engineering, finance and management. It also covers essential mathematical modelling and computational techniques that enhance students' generic skills for solving real-life problems.
Our programme provides graduate-level subjects with an emphasis on the advanced methodologies and techniques of mathematical modelling that are useful to engineers, scientists, technologists and managers.
Our focus is on applications and the use of software packages to handle real-world data and solve practical problems.
Our graduates become leading professionals in engineering, management and finance.
A student studying for the MSc (DS) award must complete
* Elective Subjects refer to subjects offered by other postgraduate schemes/programmes, as long as pre-requisite requirements are satisfied.
For details of the programme structure, please refer to www.polyu.edu.hk/ama/pg/63022/Pages/program.
Core Areas of Study
A Compulsory Subject:
Core Subjects from the following list or a Dissertation:
Information on the subjects offered can be obtained at www.polyu.edu.hk/ama/pg/63022/Pages/curriculum.
If you are not a native speaker of English, and your Bachelor's degree or equivalent qualification is awarded by institutions where the medium of instruction is not English, you are expected to fulfil the University’s minimum English language requirement for admission purpose. Please refer to the "Admission Requirements" section for details.
Some of the subjects in this programme have been included in the Continuing Education Fund (CEF) list of reimbursable subjects (for course commencement before March 2023).
The CEF list includes:
For further information, please contact:
Prof. Yang Xiao-qi, Programme Leader
(tel: (852) 2766 6954; email: email@example.com);
or Dr Lou Yijun, Deputy Programme Leader
(tel: (852) 3400 3980; email: firstname.lastname@example.org);
or Dr Guo Xin, Assistant Programme Leader
(tel: (852) 3400 3751; email: email@example.com);
or Ms Jojo Au (tel: (852) 2766 6949; email: firstname.lastname@example.org);
or visit our website at www.polyu.edu.hk/ama/pg/63022.
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