The primary aim of the programme is to enable professionals to effectively and systematically upgrade their technical capabilities in meeting increasing demands in computer systems and services development. Students will obtain in-depth understanding of contemporary computer systems and services, covering the theoretical foundations, technologies and applications in the fields of computer networks and the Internet, software engineering, data sciences, information security, and multimedia, mobile and e-commerce technologies. The programme also prepares graduates to take up advanced innovative development work in the industry as well as to pursue higher research degree qualifications.
Upon completion of the programme, students should be able to apply the acquired theories and techniques to various technical aspects of computer systems and services development. The programme provides great flexibility through extensive choices of electives to respond to rapidly changing industry needs as well as students' interests.