Electronic and Electrical Engineering
Electronic and Electrical Engineering

Curriculum (2021 Entering Major)

▲ The former major title is “Bachelor of Engineering in Electronic and Communication Engineering”, has been renamed to “Bachelor of Engineering in Electronic and Electrical Engineering” starting from 2021-2022.

Major Intended Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this major programme, students should possess:

  1. An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science and engineering
  2. An ability to design and conduct experiments as well as to analyze and interpret data
  3. An ability to design a system, component, or process that conforms to a given specification within realistic constraints
  4. An ability to function on multi-disciplinary teams
  5. An ability to identify, evaluate, formulate and solve engineering problems
  6. Awareness of professional and ethical responsibilities
  7. An ability to communicate effectively
  8. Knowledge in contemporary issues and an awareness of the impact of engineering solutions in a broad, global and societal context
  9. Recognition of the need for life-long learning
  10. An ability to use necessary engineering tools
Implementation of 4-year Curriculum

The 4-year curriculum allows students to gain in-depth knowledge through major studies, and to broaden their learning experience with optional minors and electives as appropriate. Students will also benefit from a variety of Gateway Education (GE) courses on offer, in the areas of Academic English, Chinese Civilization – History and Philosophy, Arts and Humanities, Study of Societies, Social and Business Organizations, and Science and Technology.

Curriculum for Students Entering this Major in 2021

Co-curricular Activities and Learning Support

Placement Schemes

In collaboration with industry, the Department aims to equip students early with real work experience before graduation through different placement schemes. We have Industrial Attachment Scheme (IAS) and Overseas Internship Scheme (OIS), which offer local and overseas summer placement opportunities; and a One-year Professional Internship Programme.

Global Outreach

Uplifting students’ global outreach and international competitiveness through student exchange is one of the Department’s goals. Since 2017, more than 170 students have been sent out to top universities in Australia, Belgium, Canada, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Japan, Korea, mainland China, Netherlands, New Zealand, Spain, Sweden, Taiwan, the UK and the USA for semester-long exchange and summer exchange. Unfortunately, due to COVID, the programme was suspended in 2020 and 2021.

Student Learning Support Schemes

Student learning is always the Department's top priority, facilitated by the long-established Student Tutoring Scheme. The schemes aims to nurture good learning skills in our students, particularly during their first and second year with EE. Outstanding senior year students are selected to coach students their studies through regular meetings and out-of-classroom time. The Scheme has successfully created a positive learning ambience among peers and have been well received among students.


Each year, approximately 60 scholarships worth over HK$ 1 million are granted to students in the Department of Electrical Engineering.


Student Achievements

Over the years, CityU Electrical Engineering students have won many top prizes in various international, regional and local competitions and award schemes. Click here for more information.


Last Updated : 8 Aug 2021