The Hong Kong Polytechnic University in Figures
2000/2001


Student Numbers for Programmes Funded by
University Grants Committee [Note]

By Award

2000 / 2001

Headcounts

Full-time Equivalents

Research Postgraduate

400

(2%)

350

(3%)

Taught Postgraduate

2352

(14%)

809

(6%)

Undergraduate

8258

(48%)

7519

(56%)

Subdegree

6218

(36%)

4704

(35%)

Total

17228

(100%)

13382

(100%)

 

By Mode by Faculty

2000 / 2001

Headcounts

Full-time Equivalents

Full-time

11753

(68%)

11287

(84%)

Applied Science & Textiles

1821

(11%)

1820

(14%)

Business & Information Systems

2003

(12%)

1943

(15%)

Communication

1092

(6%)

1087

(8%)

Construction & Land Use

1792

(10%)

1754

(13%)

Engineering

2635

(15%)

2492

(19%)

Health & Social Sciences

2410

(14%)

2191

(16%)

Part-time

5475

(32%)

2095

(16%)

Applied Science & Textiles

1001

(6%)

350

(3%)

Business & Information Systems

1118

(6%)

374

(3%)

Communication

160

(1%)

81

(1%)

Construction & Land Use

680

(4%)

238

(2%)

Engineering

1155

(7%)

461

(3%)

Health & Social Sciences

1361

(8%)

593

(4%)

Total

17228

(100%)

13382

(100%)

 


Student Profile for Programmes Funded by
University Grants Committee [Note]

2000 / 2001
Full-time Part-time
Sex Ratio ( Male : Female ) 1 : 1 1.3 : 1
Average Age in Years 21 30

 

Note: The student numbers are as of October 2000 for taught programmes and of June 2001 for research programmes.   Excluding research postgraduate students who were studying beyond the formal time limit or who were counted outside the research postgraduate student number target as approved by the University Grants Committee.

 

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Extra-curricular Educational Programmes
for Full-time Students

2000 / 2001

Number of Programmes

Number of Attendance

Physical Education Programmes

178

2927

Complementary Studies Programmes

169

4926

Student Development Programmes

398

10556

Leadership and Competence for Success

4

160

Dinner Talks

3

283

 

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Staff Strength Funded by University Grants Committee [Note 1]

2000 / 2001

Number of Staff

Academic Departments

1509

(54%)

Academic Grade Staff

987

(35%)

Non-academic Grade Staff

522

(19%)

Non-academic Departments [Note 2]

1308

(46%)

Administrative & Professional Grade Staff

237

(8%)

General/Technical & Ancillary Grade Staff

1071

(38%)

Total

2817

(100%)

 

Note 1: Based on the actual staff numbers as of December 2000.  Excluding part-time, temporary and research staff.
Note 2: Non-academic departments include Offices of the President, faculty offices, administrative units, central support services and staff club.

 

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Research and Scholarly Activity

Expenditure Met from Research Grants

2000 / 2001

HK$Million
University Grants Committee Block Grants

216.0

(79%)

Research Grants Council Competitive Earmarked Research Grant

31.8

(12%)

Research Grants Council Direct Allocation

8.6

(3%)

Research Grants Council Co-operative Research Centres Scheme and Germany/HK Joint Research Scheme and NSFC/RGC Joint Research Scheme

2.0

(1%)

Research Grants Council Central Allocation

1.0

(<0.5%)

University Grants Committee Teaching Development

13.2

(5%)

University Grants Committee Interface between Tertiary and School Sectors

0.5

(<0.5%)

Total

273.1

(100%)

 

On-going Research Projects Funded by Research Grants & External Funds

2000 / 2001

Cumulative Funding HK$Million

Number

Faculty of Applied Science & Textiles

173.6

(21%)

375

(17%)
Faculty of Business & Information Systems

66.8

(8%)

272

(12%)
Faculty of Communication

36.0

(4%)

161

(7%)
Faculty of Construction & Land Use

214.5

(25%)

477

(21%)
Faculty of Engineering

264.2

(31%)

611

(27%)
Faculty of Health & Social Sciences

86.2

(10%)

350

(16%)
Total

841.3

(100%)

2246

(100%)

 

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Income and Expenditure for Activities Funded by
University Grants Committee

Income

2000 / 2001

HK$Million

General Income

2476.0

(79%)

UGC Recurrent Grants and Subventions [Note 1]

1751.0

(56%)

Fees Income

537.7

(17%)

Others

187.3

(6%)

Specific Income

652.3

(21%)

Earmarked Grants [Note 1]

372.5

(12%)

Capital Projects Grants

279.8

(9%)

Total

3128.3

(100%)

 

Expenditure

2000 / 2001

HK$Million

General Expenditure

2683.4

(78%)

Academic [Note 2]

1668.8

(49%)

Administration

193.5

(6%)

Support Services

357.8

(10%)

Maintenance of Premises and Grounds

302.6

(9%)

Student Facilities and Amenities

64.8

(2%)

General Educational Expenditure

30.8

(1%)

Other Operating Expenditure

65.1

(2%)

Specific Expenditure

739.1

(22%)

Expenditure Met from Earmarked Grants [Note 2]

370.0

(11%)

Expenditure on Capital Projects

369.1

(11%)

Total

3422.5

(100%)

 

Note 1: Including grants for research activities.
Note 2: Including expenditure for research activities.

 

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Student Unit Cost for Programmes Funded by
University Grants Committee

Recurrent Expenditure
Per Full-time Equivalent Student

2000 / 2001

HK$Thousand

209

 

Recurrent Expenditure Per Full-time Equivalent Student
by Award

2000 / 2001

HK$Thousand

Research Postgraduate

569

Taught Postgraduate

277

Undergraduate

200

Subdegree

185

 

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