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Curriculum for Students Entering this Major in 2021 and thereafter

▲ The renamed major title “Electronic and Electrical Engineering“ will take effect from 2021-2022. It applies to Normative 4-year Degree students of 2020 cohort and thereafter, and Advanced Standing students of 2021 admission and thereafter.

Degree Programme Requirement for BEng Electronic and Electrical Engineering

Degree Requirement Normative 4-year Degree Advanced Standing I Advanced Standing II
Major Requirements h Core Courses a 69 60 48-57
Technical Elective Courses b 15 15 15
Gateway Education Requirements English c
(GE1401 and GE2410)
6

 

6

 

3
(GE2410)
Chinese Civilization (GE1501) 3 3 Not required
Gateway Education (Area Requirements) e

Area 1: Arts and Humanities
Area 2: Study of Societies, Social and Business Organizations
Area 3: Science and Technology

12

(At least one course from each of the three areas)

 

6

(From two different areas)

3
College-specified Courses f 9 6^ 6^
College Requirements g 6 0 0
Total (Minimum credit units for graduation) d 120 96 75-84
Maximum credit units for graduation 144 114 84

Notes:

  1. i/ Including non-credit-bearing courses EE4096 Engineering Training I, and EE4097 Engineering Training II.
    ii/ EE1001, EE1002, EE1004 and GE1354 are not required for Advanced Standing I & II students.
    iii/ CS2311 is not required for Advanced Standing II students.
    iv/ Requirements on EE2000, EE2004 and EE2005 will be considered case by case based on ASII students’ backgrounds in the subjects.
    v/ All students are required to take EE1000 in the first Semester of their studies.

  2. Students are required to take at least FIVE electives (15 CUs) from the Elective List. 
  3. Normative 4-year Degree and ASI students entering without Level 4 in HKDSE English Language are required to take LC0200A English for Academic Purposes 1 & LC0200B English for Academic Purposes 2 (EAP) of 6 credit units before progressing to GE1401 University English and GE2410 English for Engineering. Early exit arrangement is available that students achieving a grade B or above in their overall course results for LC0200A will be permitted to exit at this point and progress to the GE English courses.

    The credits earned from the EAP course(s) will not be counted towards the minimum credit units required for graduation nor be calculated in students’ CGPA. Student who are not admitted through JUPAS are invited upon enrolment to take the English Placement Test or to provide proof of alternative qualifications to be exempted from the LC courses (details).

    ASII students are not required to take GE1401 nor LC0200A & LC0200B.

     

  4. Normative 4-year Degree and ASI students entering without Level 4 in HKDSE Chinese Language are required to take a 3-credit-unit course CHIN1001 University Chinese I. The credits earned will not be counted towards the minimum credit units required for graduation nor be calculated in students' CGPA.

  5. Normative 4-year Degree students are required to take a minimum of 3 CUs from each of the following specified areas – 1/ Arts and Humanities, 2/ Study of Societies, Social and Business Organizations, and 3/ Science and Technology.

    Advanced Standing I students are required to take their 6Cus from two different areas above.

  6. College-specified courses for fulfilling the Gateway Education requirements
    MA1200/
    MA1300
    Calculus and Basic Linear Algebra I/
    Enhanced Calculus and Linear Algebra I
    3 credit units
    MA1201/
    MA1301
    Calculus and Basic Linear Algebra II/
    Enhanced Calculus and Linear Algebra II
    3 credit units
    EE2066* Engineers in Society 3 credit units

    * Counted as “College-specified GE Course” for 4-year degree students, but counted as “Major Requirement” for Advanced Standing I/II students.

    ^ ASI and ASII students are required to take 6 credit units of MA courses from the above pairs.  Students exempted from either one or both of the above MA courses should take any course(s) not within the Major Requirement (including core courses and electives) to make up for the minimum curriculum requirement.


  7. Normative 4-year Degree students are required to take two courses (6CUs) of College requirements. Courses include CS1302 Introduction to Computer Programming (3CUs) and PHY1202 General Physics II (3CUs).

  8. Students having completed EE4081 Professional Internship Program (6CUs) will take one less elective (3CUs) and are not required to take EE2066 Engineers in Society (3CUs). For those who have completed 12-month internship in EE4081 are not required to take EE4097 Engineering Training II.

Major Programme Features

The first year of this major includes basic courses in electronics and electrical engineering that focus on topics such as analogue, digital and programming to prepare students for more advanced courses in the major’s later years. There is plenty of hands-on experience through laboratory work and upon completion of the basic courses, more advanced courses follow to give students the necessary background for the specialised courses in the final stage of the major.

Core subjects include Principles of Communications, Logic Circuit Design, Electronic Devices and Circuits, Signals and Systems, Microcomputer Systems, Computer Programming, Systems and Control, Introduction to Electric Power Systems, Introduction to Electric Machines and Drives, and Applied Electromagnetics. The majority of core courses are supported by relevant laboratory work. Moreover, students (in teams) will also participate in a design project course in the second year of the major to learn how to collaborate and apply their basic knowledge in an interdisciplinary and holistic provision for solving real-life problems and applications.

The technical electives in the final stage of the major cover specialized subject areas, with choices ranging from Microwave Circuits for 5G Wireless Product Design, Fundamentals of Antenna Design, Mobile Data Networks, Optical Fibre Communications, Introduction to Integrated Photonics, Sustainable Energy Systems, Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence to Data Engineering and Learning Systems. Students will also be required to work independently on their Final Year Project, in which they will be required to solve problems at a high technological level. For those students who want to gain on job working experience before graduation may also join the Professional Internship Program at their final year of study.

Curriculum Structure for BEng in Electronic and Electrical Engineering

List of Core Courses: 69 Credit Units 
Course Code Course Title

Credit Units

EE1000 Programme Induction

3

EE1001 Foundations of Digital Techniques

3

EE1002 Principles of Electrical Engineering

3

EE1004 Foundations of Information Systems and Data Analysis

3

GE1354 Introduction to Electronic Design

3

EE2000 Logic Circuit Design

3

EE2004 Microcomputer Systems

3

EE2005 Electronic Devices and Circuits

3

EE2066 Engineers in Society# 3
EE2104 Introduction to Electromagnetics

3

EE2108 Computational Engineering Analysis

3

EE3008 Principles of Communications

3

EE3070 Design Project

3

EE3109 Applied Electromagnetics

3

EE3114 Systems & Control

3

EE3115 Applied Optoelectronic Devices

3

EE3121 Differential Equations for Electrical Engineering

3

EE3122 Analogue Circuit Fundamentals

3

EE3123 Introduction to Electric Power Systems

3

EE3124 Introduction to Electric Machines and Drives

3

EE3210 Signals and Systems

3

EE4080 Project

6

EE4096 Engineering Training I

0

EE4097 Engineering Training II

0

CS2311 Computer Programming

3

MA2001 Multi-variable Calculus and Linear Algebra

3

# EE2066 is counted as “College-specified GE Course” for 4-year degree students, but counted as “Major Requirement” for Advanced Standing I/II students.

Students having completed EE4081 Professional Internship Program (6CUs) will take one less elective (3CUs) and are not required to take EE2066 Engineers in Society (3CUs). For those who have completed 12-month internship in EE4081 are not required to take EE4097 Engineering Training II

Elective Requirement: 15 Credit Units
Students are required to take at least 5 electives from the elective list.
Course Code Course Title

Credit Units

EE2331 Data Structures and Algorithms

3

EE3009 Data Communications and Networking

3

EE3101 Communication Engineering

3

EE3206 Java Programming and Applications

3

EE4015 Digital Signal Processing

3

EE4016 Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence

3

EE4017 Internet Finance

3

EE4035 Optical Fibre Communications

3

EE4036 Wireless Communications

3

EE4045 Computer Controlled Systems

3

EE4101 Sustainable Energy Systems

3

EE4105 Principles of Lasers

3

EE4107 Microwave Circuits for 5G Wireless Product Design

3

EE4108 Fundamentals of Antenna Design

3

EE4115 Audio-Visual Engineering

3

EE4142 Introduction to Integrated Photonics

3

EE4146 Data Engineering and Learning Systems

3

EE4209 Digital Audio Technology

3

EE4215 Cybersecurity Technology

3

EE4221 Cloud Computing Systems

3

EE4316 Mobile Data Networks

3

Optional One-year Internship
Course Code Course Title

Credit Units

EE4081 Professional Internship Program

6

Students having completed EE4081 Professional Internship Program (6CUs) will take one less elective (3CUs) and are not required to take EE2066 Engineers in Society (3CUs). For those who have completed 12-month internship in EE4081 are not required to take EE4097 Engineering Training II.

 

Last Updated : 22 Oct 2020