Minor In Data Science & EngineeringMinor In Data Science & Engineering

This minor option is available for students from BEng (except BEng(CE) and BEng(CompSc)) and BEng[BME] degree programmes only. BEng / BEng[BME] students are not permitted to pursue 2nd Major in CS, Minor in CS and Minor in Data Science & Engineering at the same time.

Prerequisite: completion of BEng / BEng[BME] Year 1 study.

Eligible students are welcome to apply for the Minor near the beginning of each academic year (around August). Applicants are required to undergo a selection process. Please email enquiry@cs.hku.hk for more details.

2022-23 intake and thereafter

The curriculum comprises 36 credits of courses with the following structure, in which students are required to complete 12 credits of Core Courses and 24 credits of Elective Courses.

Core Courses (12 credits)

Elective Courses (24 credits to be chosen from the following list, including at least 12 and at most 18 credits of courses offered by the Department of Computer Science)


1. In principle, double counting is not permissible. BEng students who have completed a core course to satisfy another programme requirement are required to complete one more elective as replacement.

2. Course enrollment in elective courses is subject to the approval of the Department of Computer Science, in consideration of class quota and other academic issues.

3. Students should ensure that the required prerequisite and co-requisite of MATH/STAT courses are fulfilled before enrolling in the MATH/STAT electives.