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Full time & Part time September MSc Full-time: 1 year; Part-time: 2 years
Computer Science (8)

About the course

The program addresses the latest trends in AI development and aims to meet the growing demand for skilled AI practitioners. It is tailored to both recent graduates and working professionals seeking to enhance their expertise in this exciting and rapidly evolving field. The program aims to equip students with advanced skills and latest knowledge in AI and educate the next generation of AI professionals in various application sectors. Through courses and practicum training, students will gain a comprehensive understanding of the fundamental principles and concepts of AI, enabling them to design, deploy, evaluate, and manage AI systems while upholding ethical and legal standards.

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Entry Requirements

Applicants must possess a bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science or a related discipline. Applicants with a bachelor’s degree in other disciplines must have at least two years of post-qualification work experience relevant to the program.

For English Proficiency Requirements, please refer to the program website.




Fees

2025/26 Fall intake: HK$360,000 (~US$46,200)
- full-time study to be paid in 2 installments
- part-time study to be paid in 4 installments

For other fees, please visit the university website.

 Course Content

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Where will I study?

Where is The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

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Scholarships

Applicants may apply for an Entrance Scholarship offered by HKUST. The scholarship is to attract and financially support academically and professionally outstanding students to join the program. Students with outstanding performances and recommendations in the following area may consider to apply for the scholarship:

- Academic qualification
- Professional qualification
- Work experiences
- Extra-curricular Activities / Community Services / Other Achievements
- References

Value of Scholarship(s)

the amount for each award may vary

Application Procedure

Complete the online application by the deadline.


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Eligibility

Full-time or part-time students from most HKUST SENG MSc programs are eligible. Preference will be given to students who have 2 to 5 years of work experiences, or have great potential in the career development of the related fields. For details, please refer to the web page.

Application Procedure

Complete online application by the deadline.


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Value of Scholarship(s)

Covers tuition, lodging and daily subsistence costs for the students' study in Hong Kong

Eligibility

- To be admitted to a full-time HKUST SENG MSc program; and
- A non-local student from East, Southeast, or South Asia (Past Scholars include Chinese, Japanese, Indian, Indonesian, Korean, Malaysian, Filipino).


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School of Engineering, HKUST

School of Engineering, HKUST

As the largest school of HKUST, School of Engineering (SENG) is a global engineering powerhouse nurturing generations of engineers and professionals who have made profound impacts across various sectors. With a comprehensive range of specialized disciplines, top research facilities, and strong industry ties, SENG emphasizes engineering’s power in overcoming challenges. Through innovative teaching and research, SENG fosters talent, multidisciplinary collaborations and diversity. It continues to expand its influence in an era of innovation and strive to address global challenges.

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Why Study at HKUST

  • Located in Hong Kong – A vibrant cultural and business hub in Asia and a gateway to mainland China.
  • A board range of specializations available – Ensure students’ academic potential and interests are fulfilled.
  • Affordable tuition – Between one-third and one-half of a comparable MSc in the US and the UK.
  • Guaranteed 24-month visa to work in Hong Kong – Enable non-local students to explore the myriad of opportunities available to them.
  • International faculty – Majority originate from the world-class universities.
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International Success

HKUST is a relatively new institution at only 32 years old, but it has consistently been ranked amongst the world’s top research universities over the past decade.

  • 2nd World’s Top 600+ Young Universities in Times Higher Education Young University Rankings 2023
  • 26th World’s Top 1300 Universities in Engineering (No.1 in Hong Kong, No.3 in Greater China) in Times Higher Education World University Rankings by Subject 2023
  • 30th Global Employability University Ranking 2022 (No. 1 in Hong Kong, No.3 in Greater China) in Emerging, published by Times Higher Education

Diverse Range of Engineering MSc Programs

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Scholarships & Financial Aids

Various scholarships are available, including:

  • Arthur and Louise May Scholarship
  • Asian Future Leaders Scholarship Program
  • Entrance Scholarship
  • Excellent Student Scholarship

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How to Apply

Discover all the helpful details in the step-by-step 'How to Apply' guide.

Get in Touch

Website: seng.hkust.edu.hk/programs

Email: sengmsc@ust.hk

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