• QS World University
         CUHK: #7 (#30) in QS 2020 in Computer Science in Asia (World)
         CUHK: #14 (#51-100) in QS 2020 in Statistics & Operational Research in Asia (World)
  • U.S. News Best Global Universities
         #4 (#11) in Best Global Universities for Computer Science in Asia (World)

Our programme synergizes teaching and research closely.

(1) Undergraduate research training

All students are required to do a 6-unit research-driven Final Year Project to work on real-world interdisciplinary problems.

(2) Central research computing cluster

  • The Central Research Computing Cluster (https://www.cuhk.edu.hk/itsc/hpc) consists of more than two thousand CPU cores and thirty-two professional-level graphics processing units (General-purpose GPU).
  • It has been supporting research work on scientific computing in different disciplines including Physics, Biomedical Sciences, Earth Sciences, Architecture and Engineering.
  • Students can leverage the computing cluster to solve challenging data-intensive research problems in their final year project.

(3) Local/international competitions

CUHK students have had outstanding records in international competitions.

International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC)
(formerly named as ACM Programming Competition)

  • 2019: ranked 12th (over 3000 universities)
  • 2012: ranked 8th
  • 2011: ranked 13th
  • 2001: ranked 8th

PwC’s HackaDay 2019

  • 2nd place

International Quant Championship 2018

  • National Winner
  • competed in the Global Final in Singapore

Both the hands-on experience and ranking from the competitions will be a huge plus for students’ future job search and career development.

(4) International collaboration and strong alumni network

  • Our faculty members have close collaborations with major IT enterprises and hospitals.
  • Our alumni span over IT industry, government agencies and financial and banking sectors.
IT Industry
Education / Government

Students will have opportunities to join site visits, internships, and undergraduate student research projects.