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The University of Hong Kong

Faculty of Education

Admission Requirements for Senior Year

Programme Year 3 Entry
BASc in Social Data Science Local candidates holding a recognised full-time Higher Diploma or Associate Degree programme of at least two years in duration from a community college in Hong Kong in a relevant discipline such as Data Science and Analytics, Engineering, Computer Science, Information Technology, Statistics, Applied Science, Social Sciences, and having English language at IELTS 7 or equivalent and Mathematics at DSE Level 3.
BSc in Information Management Local candidates holding a recognised full-time Higher Diploma or Associate Degree programme in any discipline of at least two years duration from a community college in Hong Kong.

Details of Entrance Requirements

BASc in Social Data Science

BSc in Information Management

Internship Opportunities

Students will engage in an internship in an overseas or a local organisation for up to 3 months. Some involved organisations are listed below:

Asia Art Archive Music Office, Leisure and Cultural Services Department
Clifford Chance National Taiwan Normal University (NTNU)
Compass Group HK Ltd Orient Overseas Container Line Limited
Gratia Christian College Renaissance College
Hong Kong Federation of Youth Groups Jockey Club Media 21 Singapore International School (Hong Kong)
Hong Kong Trade Development Council Strategic Digital Marketing Company Limited
Hospital Authority The ISF Academy
Morrison & Foerster

Graduate Prospects

BASc in Social Data Science

  • Innovative and information technologies
  • Marketing, financial services and consulting
  • Health care, academia and education
  • Government, public services and NGOs

BSc in Information Management

Information professionals are a diverse occupational group in great demand in public, academic and special libraries, government agencies, and industrial and commercial companies such as IT, banking, advertising, publishing, and mass media. The BSC(IM) degree from HKU is an excellent basis for a wide range of careers. Graduates have obtained operational, managerial and research positions in a very wide variety of posts.
Career Prospects
  • Data and Information Technology: Data analyst, web developer and designer, database administrator, project manager and executive, service desk administrator, and information technology officer
  • Information and Library Management: Information and library service manager, library project assistant and manager, records manager, archival officer, customer information manager, and knowledge management consultant in schools and other organisations
  • System and Business Management: Business risk information manager, business intelligence manager, business system analyst, and other specialist roles in advertising, banking and finance, insurance, marketing, digital media industry, and publishing industries
Further Studies
Graduates interested in further studies after graduation may be able to continue in the following:
Professional Recognition
The BSc(IM) programme is professionally accredited by the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals (CILIP), UK.