Department of Electrical Engineering (Bachelor of Engineering)


Major Options and Major Allocation

A. Major Options

EE offers three majors. They are:

  1. Computer and Data Engineering (CDE)
  2. Electronic and Electrical Engineering (ELEL)
  3. Information Engineering (INFE)

B. Major Allocation

Towards the end of Semester B, the top 40% of students who meet the University, College and Department specified requirements will have a free choice of majors offered under Department of Electrical Engineering. The other 60% of students will be allocated a major of their choice, subject to the availability of places and selection criteria set by individual majors.

Top 40% Major Allocation
Selection based on:

  1. Cumulative grade point average (CGPA) at the end of Semester B;
  2. No failed grades in any courses in Semester A and B;
  3. Completion of at least 30 credit units in Semester A and B, including the number of credit units earned from College Requirements, College-specified GE courses and courses as required by the Department.

Remaining 60% Major Allocation
Selection based on:

  1. Cumulative grade point average at the end of Semester B
  2. Student’s choice

Note: Students who are admitted in Semester B 2021/22, or on leave of absence in either Semester A or Semester B 2021/22 will still be included in the majors allocation exercise, but they will not be eligible to join Phase One majors allocation. They will be allocated a major in Phase Two allocation.

Key Dates for Major Allocation in 2021/22 
Key dates will be announced in due course. For reference purpose, the following dates were for 2020/21.

Date Event
1 – 7 June 2021 Students to indicate their choice of majors via the online system after the release of Semester B 2020/21 course grades
8 June 2021 Phase One majors allocation exercise
From 9 June 2021 Students being allocated a major to view the allocation result via the online system
9 – 16 June 2021
  • Colleges/School to stipulate a quota for each major in order to facilitate the Phase Two majors allocation exercise (the quota will be shown in the online system for students’ reference)
  • School/Departments to prioritize the remaining students who have not been allocated a major in the Phase One majors allocation exercise
17 June 2021    Phase Two majors allocation exercise
From 18 June 2021    Remaining students to view the allocated major via the online system

Last Updated : 22 Aug 2021