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Entrance Year Sept 2024

Programme Code 46010

Stream Code

EE (Full-time)
EET (Part-time)

Mode of Study Mixed Mode

Normal Duration

1.5 years (Full-time)
2.5 years (Part-time)

Fund Type Self-Financed

Credits Required for Graduation


Initial Registration Credits

6 for local students
12 for non-local students

Local Application Deadline 30 Apr 2024 * Early Round Application Deadline: 2023-11-16 Main Round Application Deadline: 2024-04-30

Non-Local Application Deadline 30 Apr 2024 * Early Round Application Deadline: 2023-11-16 Main Round Application Deadline: 2024-04-30

Tuition Fees

HK$6,100 per credit for local and non-local students

Programme Leaders

Prof. NIU Shuang-xia
BSc(Eng.), MSc(Eng.), PhD


Note to Applicants

We have a limited quota of admission. Early applications are strongly encouraged.


MSc Dissertation Scholarship

To encourage MSc in EE students with good performance and potential to pursue dissertation and research work, the MSc Dissertation Scholarship was established for MSc in EE students undertaking their MSc dissertations.  


Targeted Taught Postgraduate Programmes Fellowships Scheme   
A total of 12 fellowships shall be awarded to local students. Please click here for details. 


PolyU reserves the right to change or withdraw the scholarship/fellowship at any time. In case of any dispute/disagreement, PolyU’s decision is final. 

Aims and Characteristics

Programme Aims

We provide advanced study opportunities for electrical engineers who work in power and electricity utilisation industries, electrical product manufacturing industries, government organisations, and contracting and consulting companies. Our students gain in-depth knowledge of state-of-the-art advancements in modern electrical science and technology, such as power systems, the industrial utilisation of electrical energy, power electronics, railway systems and drive control, automation, and optoelectronics.


The multidisciplinary nature of this programme encourages students to develop a broad perspective and allows them to take subjects in related technical fields, such as communications, computing, marketing, management and information sciences. The programme also allows students to take a combination of subjects and provides two specialism options:

  • ​​MSc in Electrical Engineering (Electrical Power Systems)#
    電機工程學理學碩士學位 (電力系統)#
  • MSc in Electrical Engineering (Railway Systems)*
    電機工程學理學碩士學位 (鐵路系統)*


# The HK Electric Institute assists in teaching some of the designated subjects.
* MTR Academy assists in teaching some of the designated subjects.

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