MSc in Electronic Engineering
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Electronic Engineering
This program brings students up-to-date in the use of state-of-the-art technologies that are changing the way we work and interact in an increasingly interconnected world. It offers courses in a broad range of subjects in electronic engineering, and is deliberately broad in scope to provide a balanced view of the technology and maximum flexibility to the students.


Students are required to complete a total of 24 credits of coursework.  An Independent Study can also be undertaken for a maximum of 3 credits.  Subject to prior approval of the Program Director, students may take a maximum of 9 credits of courses offered by other MSc programs.  For details, please refer to the Postgraduate Program Catalog & Course Catalog

Admission and English Proficiency Requirements

Applicants must possess a bachelor's degree in Electrical, Electronic, Computer Engineering or a related field, or an equivalent qualification from a recognized university or tertiary institution. For English Proficiency Requirements, please refer to HKUST Fok Ying Tung Graduate School.

Program Fee

The nominal program fee for full-time study is HK$155,000 (paid in 2 installments) and part-time study is HK$135,000 (paid in 4 installments) respectively.  

Continuing Education Fund (CEF) 

This program has been included in the list of reimbursable courses under the Continuing Education Fund. It is recognized under the Qualifications Framework (QF Level [6]). After 1 April 2019, successful applicants who are HK citizens and are eligible for CEF may be reimbursed with a maximum sum of HK$20,000 upon successful completion of the entire program with an overall attendance rate over 70%. For details and updates of eligibility, application, and reimbursement procedures (in particular the reimbursement period from the date of application), please check the CEF Office or 3142-2277 (24-hour enquiry hotline).  

Attention: Effective from 1 April 2019, there will be a series of enhancement measures related to CEF applied to all new, currently valid and closed accounts.

Name of Institution 

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) 

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CEF Course Title 

Master of Science in Electronic Engineering 





All applications are considered on a competitive and rolling basis. Early online application is strongly recommended. For admission details and procedures, please refer to HKUST Fok Ying Tung Graduate School.

For 2022/23 Fall intake (September 2022):

Application Deadline Round 1 Round 2
Local Applicants 1 December 2021 1 March 2022
Non-local Applicants 1 December 2021 1 March 2022


Career Prospect

Upon completion of this program, many students had been landing jobs in various well-known companies such as China Mobile, Hong Kong Telecom, Huawei and HSBC.  Meanwhile, some students have continued to pursue PhD studies at HKUST or other universities.

QS World University Rankings by Subject 2021: Electrical & Electronic Engineering
#1 in Hong Kong for 9 times in 10 years
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HKUST does a great job in designing the curriculum that match the needs of the market and providing us enough training to prepare for career as well as further studies.
SHI Xiaohan
(Mainland China)
HKUST is a diverse community of outstanding scholars from all over the world with different cultures and backgrounds and it is a great pleasure to have the opportunity to study in such a dynamic university.
Seigfred Valderama PRADO
What makes the MSc(ELEG) program truly appealing to me is the combination of both hardware and software-related curriculum, which is crucial for electronic engineering students to receive a broad based training.
GENG Ruoyu
(Mainland China)