BEng in Computer Science

What is Computer Science?

  • Computer science is not just programming and study of computers, but rather is about problem solving – the study of algorithms and information representation to make productive use of computing technologies.

  • The discipline ranges from theoretical studies of computation to design and implementation of complex computer systems.

  • A young but fast growing discipline.

  • Having profound impact on the society and our daily lives.

Wiring that forms the backbone of the CS Department’s Gideon-II Super Cluster

Teaching Areas

  • Algorithms and Data Structures
  • Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
  • Bioinformatics
  • Computer Organization and Architecture
  • Computer Graphics and Vision
  • Computer Networks and Internet Technologies
  • Databases
  • Financial Technology and Cyber Security
  • Mobile and Game Application Development
  • Operating Systems
  • Parallel and Distributed Computing
  • Programming Languages and Compiler
  • Quantum Computing
  • Robotics
  • Software Engineering

Career Prospects

Our graduates work as IT professionals in different sectors of the society, say banking & finance, building & construction, the government, education, IT & telecommunication, property, and manufacturing, etc. Many of them are now working in leading international companies, such as HSBC, UBS, Credit Suisse, JPMorgan Chase, Thomson Reuters, IBM, Microsoft, and Oracle. Some of them even work abroad with big names in the IT industry, such as Apple, Facebook, Google, and Uber. Alternatively, you can pursue a master or doctoral degree in HK or overseas. Our graduates are welcome by institutions worldwide, e.g. Cambridge, CMU, Oxford, Stanford and UIUC.


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