BEng in Artificial Intelligence: Systems and Technologies

JS4468 人工智能:系統與科技


Projected Enrolment

This is indicative admission quota which is subject to adjustment.


Duration of Study

The normative study period is 4 years.

Table of Content

Information you can find on this page:


Programme Highlights


2020 Requirements


Score Calculation


2019 Admission Grades

Programme Highlights

What our students say...


Becoming AI specialists

Artificial Intelligence (AI) focuses on technological innovations that enable computing systems to behave and discover new knowledge with human-like intelligence. AI covers many specialisations including finance, medicine, manufacturing, robotics, multimedia, telecommunications, computational linguistics, etc. This programme is designed to meet today’s need for well-trained talents in AI and related disciplines, in the both the local and global employment markets.


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Diverse Curriculum with 4 Optional Specialisations 

The programme offers four optional specialized streams for students to choose according to their own interests:
  • Biomedical Intelligence
  • Intelligent Multimedia Processing
  • Large-scale Artificial Intelligence : Theory and Systems
  • Intelligent Manufacturing and Robotics  


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Watch the following videos to find out:
1) CSE Department Video [3:13] in Cantonese / English
2) RTHK Programme 上網問功課 同行抗疫 第22集 (April 2020) [新興學科人工智能-課程簡介與行業前景] [52:07] in Cantonese

Read the Admission PowerPoint for detailed programme information and JUPAS admission requirements.

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Programme-specific Requirements (2020 Entry)

JUPAS applicants must fulfil the following minimum requirements to be considered by the programme concerned

Mathematics Note 25
Liberal Studies3
Elective 13
Elective 2 or M1/M23

Note 1: Other Language subjects (Grade E or above) will be considered as an unspecified elective subject in fulfilling the minimum eligibility for application of 4 core and 2 elective subjects.

Note 2: Candidates with Level 4 in Mathematics (Compulsory Part) and good results in other HKDSE subjects will be exceptionally considered on a case by case basis.

Note 3: The following elective subjects are preferred:

  • M1/M2
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Combined Science
  • Information and Communication Technology
  • Physics

Interview Arrangement

release of
HKDSE results:

Yes - on a selective basis
(Late June)

release of
HKDSE results:


For Admission Score Calculation

Score Conversion

Level 5** = 8.5
Level 5* = 7
Level 5 = 5.5

Level 4 = 4
Level 3 = 3
Level 2 = 2
Level 1 = 1

HKDSE Subject Weighting

Subjects with heavier weighting

English (x 1.25)

Chinese (x 1.25)

Mathematics (x 1.75)

M1 or M2 (x 1.75)

Biology, Chemistry, Combined Science, ICT, Physics (x 1.5)

Selection Principle

Best 5

The programme calculates admission scores based on the total score of Best 5 HKDSE subjects.

Bonus points will be awarded to the 6th and 7th subjects.

More than 1 HKDSE Sitting

No penalty will be imposed

Note 1: Please note that admission to the University is on a competitive basis. Apart from public examination results, applicants' other learning experiences, prior education, and interview performance (if any) will also be considered.

Note 2: For score conversion of Category C: Other Language subjects, Grade A = 5 / Grade B = 4 / Grade C = 3 / Grade D = 2 / Grade E = 1

Note 3For 2020 entry, the best result in the same subject taken by a candidate in his/her three most recent attempts of the HKDSE examination will be used for calculation of the admission score.

Admission Grades (2019 Entry)

Programme Selection Principle in 2019 entry: Best 5

Target Percentile
CHIENGMATHLSM1/M2Best Elective2nd Best Elective3rd Best ElectiveTotal Reference Score
UQ5*45*4 5*5*5*30
M55*5*4 5**5*530
LQ445*3 5**5527

Note 1: The Total Reference Score is the total score of the applicant calculated based on the programme selection principle (where level 5** = 7 / level 5* = 6 / level 5 = 5 / level 4 = 4 /  level 3 = 3 / level 2 = 2 / level 1 = 1 for Category A subjects. For Category C: Other Language subjects, Grade A = 5 / Grade B = 4 / Grade C = 3 / Grade D = 2 / Grade E = 1).

Note 2: In the admission process, some programmes may have additional requirements (such as specifying subject requirements, assigning heavier weighting to specific subjects, etc.) which are NOT reflected in the Total Reference Score above.

Note 3: Please note that as admission is NOT based on public examination results alone, and the overall scores of students admitted to each programme vary from year to year, the information provided is for reference only, and should not be used to predict the chance of admission to any programme in subsequent years.

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