The Hong Kong Polytechnic University in Figures
2001/2002


Student Statistics

Student Numbers for Programmes
Funded by University Grants Committee
By Award [Note 1]

2001 / 2002

Headcounts

Full-time Equivalents

Research Postgraduate

556

(3%)

479

(4%)

Taught Postgraduate

2383

(14%)

831

(6%)

Undergraduate

8124

(48%)

7453

(56%)

Subdegree

5896

(35%)

4592

(34%)

Total

16959

(100%)

13355

(100%)

 

Student Numbers for Programmes
Funded by University Grants Committee

By Mode by Faculty
[Note 1]

2001 / 2002

Headcounts

Full-time Equivalents

Full-time

11711

(69%)

11309

(85%)

Applied Science & Textiles

1736

(10%)

1730

(13%)

Business & Information Systems

2065

(12%)

1992

(15%)

Communication

1252

(7%)

1251

(9%)

Construction & Land Use

1758

(10%)

1717

(13%)

Engineering

2499

(15%)

2360

(18%)

Health & Social Sciences

2401

(14%)

2259

(17%)

Part-time

5248

(31%)

2046

(15%)

Applied Science & Textiles

1032

(6%)

367

(3%)

Business & Information Systems

1122

(7%)

386

(3%)

Communication

140

(1%)

52

(<0.5%)

Construction & Land Use

592

(3%)

227

(2%)

Engineering

1107

(7%)

458

(3%)

Health & Social Sciences

1255

(7%)

557

(4%)

Total

16959

(100%)

13355

(100%)

 

Student Profile for Programmes
Funded by University Grants
Committee [Note 1]
2001 / 2002
Full-time Part-time
Sex Ratio ( Male : Female ) 0.9 : 1 1.2 : 1
Average Age in Years 21 30

 

Other Postgraduate Student Numbers [Note 2]

2001 / 2002

Headcounts

Full-time Equivalents

Research Postgraduate

184

152

Taught Postgraduate

2866

885

Total

3050

1037

 

Note 1: The student numbers for taught programmes are as of September 2001 and for research programmes are as of June 2002.   For research postgraduate students, they are funded by the University Grants Committee and include all studying either within or beyond their normative period of studies.
Note 2: Other research postgraduate student numbers refer to those funded substantially by external funds; while other taught postgraduate numbers refer to those on self-financed programmes leading to PolyU awards.

 

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Extra-curricular Educational Programmes

Extra-curricular Educational Programmes
for Full-time Students

2001 / 2002

Number of Programmes

Number of Attendance

Physical Education Programmes

175

2884

Complementary Studies Programmes

173

5574

Student Development Programmes

343

10420

Leadership and Competence for Success

18

805

Dinner Talks

4

327

 

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Staff Strength

Staff Strength Funded by
University Grants Committee [Note 1]

2001 / 2002

Number of Staff

Academic Departments

1523

(55%)

Academic Grade Staff

1003

(36%)

Non-academic Grade Staff

520

(19%)

Non-academic Departments [Note 2]

1253

(45%)

Administrative & Professional Grade Staff

236

(9%)

General/Technical & Ancillary Grade Staff

1017

(37%)

Total

2776

(100%)

 

Note 1: Based on the actual staff numbers as of December 2001.  Excluding part-time, temporary and research staff.
Note 2: Non-academic departments include Offices of the President, faculty offices, administrative units and central support services.

 

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Research and Scholarly Activity

Allocations from Research Grants

2001 / 2002

HK$Million
University Grants Committee Block Grants

158.6

(56%)

Research Grants Council Competitive Earmarked Research Grant

59.9

(21%)

Other External Competitive Research Grants

30.5

(11%)

Research Grants Council Direct Allocation

11.5

(4%)

University Grants Committee Areas of Excellence Scheme

8.9

(3%)

Other Non-UGC Funds

14.1

(5%)

Total

283.5

(100%)

 

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

2001 / 2002

Cumulative Funding
HK$Million

Number

Faculty of Applied Science & Textiles

132.3

(21%)

317

(16%)
Faculty of Business & Information Systems

47.8

(8%)

273

(14%)
Faculty of Communication

26.3

(4%)

172

(9%)
Faculty of Construction & Land Use

166.9

(26%)

378

(20%)
Faculty of Engineering

200.0

(32%)

479

(25%)
Faculty of Health & Social Sciences

59.3

(9%)

317

(16%)
Total

632.6

(100%)

1936

(100%)

 

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Income and Expenditure

Income for Activities Funded by
University Grants Committee

2001 / 2002

HK$Million

General Income

2368.1

(73%)

UGC Recurrent Grants and Subventions [Note 1]

1704.8

(52%)

Fees Income

530.0

(16%)

Others

133.3

(4%)

Specific Income

889.7

(27%)

Earmarked Grants [Note 1]

390.6

(12%)

Capital Projects Grants

499.1

(15%)

Total

3257.8

(100%)

 

Expenditure for Activities Funded by
University Grants Committee

2001 / 2002

HK$Million

General Expenditure

2411.5

(71%)

Academic [Note 2]

1469.4

(43%)

Administration

185.0

(5%)

Support Services

330.6

(10%)

Maintenance of Premises and Grounds

255.9

(8%)

Student Facilities and Amenities

69.5

(2%)

General Educational Expenditure

35.4

(1%)

Other Operating Expenditure

65.7

(2%)

Specific Expenditure

980.3

(29%)

Expenditure Met from Earmarked Grants [Note 2]

373.9

(11%)

Expenditure on Capital Projects

606.4

(18%)

Total

3391.8

(100%)

 

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

 

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Student Unit Cost

 

2001 / 2002

HK$Thousand

Recurrent Expenditure Per Full-time Equivalent Student for Programmes Funded by University Grants Committee

206

 

Recurrent Expenditure Per Full-time Equivalent Student by Award for Programmes Funded by University Grants Committee

2001 / 2002

HK$Thousand

Research Postgraduate

459

Taught Postgraduate

240

Undergraduate

212

Subdegree

171

 

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