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Entrance Year Sept 2024

Programme Code 45100

Stream Code

SMF (Full-time)
SMP (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

Non-Local Application Deadline 30 Apr 2024

Tuition Fees

HK$7,000 per credit for local and non-local students

Programme Leaders

Prof. George Huang

Prof. Sandy To


  • This programme is offered within the Postgraduate Scheme in Industrial and Systems Engineering.

Aims and Characteristics

Programme Aims

The Master of Science in Smart Manufacturing programme is with aims as follows:

  1. To equip students with an in-depth knowledge of smart manufacturing technologies and developments;
  2. To prepare students with the capabilities of developing, selecting, deploying and managing smart manufacturing solutions by assessing industrial needs for real-life applications of digital transformation and upgrading;
  3. To train students with the ability to integrate smart manufacturing into global supply chain context; and
  4. To prepare students with the ability of manufacturing management and the enthusiasm of enrolling themselves into the process in a lifelong learning setting by leverage the power of smart manufacturing.


Intended Learning Outcomes (ILOs)

The programme has the following intended learning outcomes:

  1. Professional knowledge: Graduates from the programme will possess professional knowledge and skills in the smart manufacturing area. They will be able to apply their professional knowledge learned from this programme to develop and enhance their future professional careers.
  2. Competence of specialists and leadership: Graduates will have their professional competence in the areas of smart factory and industrial analytics.
  3. Systems and innovative thinking: Graduates will be able to think holistically in dealing with complex problems and situations pertinent to their professional practices in Industrial 4.0. They will be versatile problem solvers with good mastery of critical thinking and innovative skills.
  4. Lifelong learning capability: Graduates will be able to recognize the need for, and engage in lifelong learning.

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