Programme Admissions

Application Deadline : 30 June 2024 (Non-local Applicants) or 24 August 2024 (Local Applicants)

Limited places are available, please apply as soon as possible

Programme Requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree in science, technology, engineering, mathematics, business or related disciplines from a recognized university; and
  • Fulfilment of one of the following English language proficiency requirements if the applicant’s bachelor’s degree was not obtained from a university/tertiary institution where English is the medium of instruction.
    • TOEFL / TOEFL iBT Special Home Edition@ ≥ 550 (paper-based), ≥ 79 (Internet-based)
    • IELTS / IELTS Online / IELTS Indicator@ ≥ 6.0
    • CET 6 ≥ 430 or “Pass” if the test was taken before June 2005
    • TEM-4 ≥ 70

@ TOEFL and IELTS results are considered valid two years from the test date.


Exceptional consideration will be made for applicants who fall short of the admission requirements. Five percent of the admission quota is reserved for the exceptional cases.

Tuition Fee

The tuition fee covers the whole programme. Deposit payment is HK$44,520 (local applicant)/HK$57,840 (non-local applicant).
All payments are non-refundable and non-transferable.

Local ApplicantHK$178,080 (Total 24 Credits)
HK$7,420 per credit
Non-local ApplicantHK$231,360 (Total 24 Credits)
HK$9,640 per credit


MSc-DSAI Entrance ScholarshipAmount: HKD $89,040 (Local applicant), HKD $115,680 (Non-local Applicant)
Eligibility:All students
Selection criteria: Academic merit and selection interview
Distinguished Graduate ScholarshipAmount: HKD $8,000 (Excellence award), HKD $3,500 (Merit award)
Eligibility:Completion of 8 MSc-DSAI modules
Selection criteria:Average GPA≥3.6 (Excellence award) / 3.4≤ Average GPA < 3.6 (Merit award)
HSUHK ‘Alumni Fee Reduction Scheme’Amount: HKD $17,808 (Local applicant), HKD $23,136 (Non-local Applicant)
Eligibility:HSUHK graduate or HSUHK / HSMC / HSSC Alumni
Selection criteria:Nil

Continuing Education Fund (CEF)

HKD $25,000
Eligibility1) Hong Kong residents who have the right of abode or the right to land or to remain in Hong Kong without restriction, i.e. “A” (right of abode), “R” (right to land) or “U” (remain in Hong Kong without restriction) should appear below the date of birth on the HK Smart Identity Card, or holders of one-way permit from Mainland China. Please refer to HKSAR Continuing Education Fund website for further information. https://www.wfsfaa.gov.hk/cef/en/index.htm;
2) Completion of COM6001 and COM6003 with at or above 80% attendance and overall course grade at or above 50 out of 100 marks.
Selection criteriaNil

Extended Non-Means-Tested Loan Scheme (ENLS)

This programme is an eligible course under the Extended Non-Means-Tested Loan Scheme (ENLS) of the HKSAR Government’s Student Finance Office.

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