Sept 2021 EntryProgramme code: JS3519
121 (plus training credits)
Dr Bonnie Law
BEng, PhD, SrMIEEE
Info Seminar (to be confirmed)
Following the rapid expansion and dissemination of information and smart communication technologies in our daily life, professionals in the areas of communication networks, multimedia and information technologies are in great need. This programme aims to meet that need by providing professional knowledge and training to our graduates for careers in the field of Internet and multimedia technologies. Specifically, the programme aims at producing graduates with:
The programme offers a good mix of basic theory, hands-on practice and application examples. In the latter part of Year Three, students make use of the knowledge that they have acquired to conduct a multimedia-based Integrated Project. They can focus on selected areas by choosing relevant Electives. In the Final Year, students have to finish a final-year project.
Students can join an exchange programme through which they study in an overseas institution for one semester. Financial subsidies may be provided by the Faculty of Engineering. The exchange programme provides an excellent opportunity for students to study abroad and broaden their horizons, and allows them to appreciate the cultures of other countries.
The programme covers the fundamental and advanced knowledge and applications of Internet and multimedia technologies.
Core subjects cover the theories and applications of computers, data science, AI, mobile systems, programming, data and computer communications, databases, intelligent multimedia technologies, 3D graphics, computer animation, IP networks, web systems and technologies, together with an integrated project and final-year project / computer game development project (6 credits) (select any 1 out of these 2 subjects).
In Year Three and Year Four, students can select from a pool of the following Electives.
Information on the subjects offered can be obtained here.
The programme has been granted full accreditation by the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers (HKIE) as a Computer Science Programme. Graduates of the programme will satisfy the academic requirements for Corporate membership of the HKIE.
Internet and multimedia technologies are amongst the key technologies that support worldwide economic growth. Products and services with intelligent multimedia features such as digital audio-visual gadgets and smart mobile devices are in great demand, and new models and apps are being developed every day. Moreover, with the increasing popularity and technological advancement of AI, wired and wireless communications, more and more multimedia content is being created, delivered and shared on the Internet. Upon graduation, students will acquire sufficient knowledge to commence careers in the following areas.
Choosing the right programme is a big decision and not everyone is certain of what they want to study. Talk to your teachers, parents and read through faculty and department descriptions to get an idea of what might be right for you. Please find out the details from here.
To apply for PolyU programmes, you are required to fulfil the English language and academic requirements. Please find out the details from here.
All applicants are required to pay a HKD $450 application fee. If you would like to apply for a scholarship, please submit your scholarship application with your university application. Submit your application online here.
Log in to the system frequently to check for updates. You will be informed when additional documents are required. An interview may be necessary, and this is usually arranged online.
Successful applicants will receive their admission offer online. Admission results are usually announced from late January to May. Scholarship results will be announced at the same time.