The programme aims to enable computer professionals to effectively and systematically strengthen and upgrade their technical capabilities in meeting increasing demands in computer software systems and services development. The programme also aims to broaden the students' knowledge and deepen their understanding of critical issues in selected key areas in computer science, including information security, data science, knowledge engineering, 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.