|Academic Year of Entry||2022/23|
|Mode of Funding||Government funded|
|Mode of Study||Full time|
|Minimum No. of Credits Required||90|
|Normal Duration of Programme||3 years (for advanced standing I)|
|Programme Website||Click here to open|
|Tuition Fee||Click here for more information|
|Major Leader and Admissions Tutor||
Dr Xiang ZHOU
PhD – Princeton University, USA
+852 3442 7887
To be considered for admission, you must satisfy the General Entrance Requirements.
Associate Degree (AD)/ Higher Diploma (HD) graduates or final year students may apply for admission with Advanced Standing. Applicants are normally expected to have completed the AD/HD award with a CGPA of ≥3.0, or an equivalent overall mark or a credit award.
For details about the curriculum structure of the programme, please visit the 'Undergraduate Catalogue' (Note: The catalogue for the 2021 cohort is for reference only. The 2022 catalogue will be published around July 2022.)
Scholarships are available, please refer to the details at https://www.cityu.edu.hk/scholarship/.
The unique power of data science knowledge and technology is gaining unprecedented attention in the job market, as big data analytics, data mining, machine learning and artificial intelligence become more and more relevant to mainstream industries. It is no wonder that data science has been heralded by the Harvard Business Review as one of the hottest fields in the 21st century. Data scientists solve some of the hardest problems that businesses face, and their work is relevant to almost all realms of business.
CityU’s BSc Data Science is a unique programme to offer students a rigorous theoretical and methodological knowledge of data science along with in-depth analysis and evaluation for applied problems. Graduates with such solid theoretical knowledge and rich practical experience capable of working alongside domain experts are in great demand in virtually all fields, including but not limited to the following.
• Finance and Banking
• Innovative Industry
• IT and Software Companies
• Smart City
• Logistics and Transportation Systems
• Retail and Digital Marketing
• Power and Energy
• Healthcare and Medical Research
• Government and Public Organisations
• Education and Research
• Small Business, Start-ups, Multi-industry Opportunities
The School provides student exchange and internship opportunities to our students to gain international perspectives, global engagement and industry experience.
Students may choose between the overseas student exchange opportunities at world-leading institutions provided by the School or the University. Paying the tuition at CityU, students will spend a study semester abroad and may transfer the academic credits earned at the host institution to fulfil the graduation requirement.
The School also partners with premier corporates in a wide range of sectors to offer internship opportunities relevant to our majors. With these placements, students are expected to gain practical knowledge and hands-on experience in real-world applications.