Faculty of Engineering
CODE
45100
SUBCODE
45100-SMF-SMP
ENTRY

Sept 2024 Entry

STUDY MODE
Mixed Mode
DURATION

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

CREDIT REQUIRED

30

FUND TYPE
Self-Financed
  • This programme is offered within the Postgraduate Scheme in Industrial and Systems Engineering.

Application Deadline
Local - Mixed Mode
Sept 2024 Entry - 30-Apr-2024
Non-local - Mixed Mode
Sept 2024 Entry - 30-Apr-2024
About Programme
How to Apply
Aims & Characteristics

Programme Aims

  1. To equip students with an in-depth knowledge of smart manufacturing technologies and developments.

  2. To endow students with the ability to develop smart manufacturing solutions by assessing industrial needs for real-life applications.

  3. To endow students with the ability to select, deploy and manage smart manufacturing for digital transformation and upgrading.

  4. To train students to integrate smart manufacturing into global supply chains.

  5. To prepare students for manufacturing management and instil an enthusiasm in them for lifelong learning on how to exploit the power of smart manufacturing.

 

Characteristics

  1. Experiential learning with industrial collaborators – field visits, case studies, guest lectures and company projects.

  2. Cultivation of cutting-edge Industry 4.0 capstone competencies – an innovative curriculum covering core technologies and skills related to hardware, software and analytics.

  3. Exposure to world-class research and development perspectives via projects and visits to high-impact research centres.

Recognition & Prospects

Graduates of this world-class master’s programme in smart manufacturing are equipped with core competencies and skills required for developing, applying and deploying smart solutions with cutting edge Industry 4.0 technologies for addressing a wide variety of industrial and business challenges. Thus, the programme trains successful professionals and leaders for industries and businesses involved in digital transformation.

Curriculum

Programme Structure

The programme curriculum consists of Compulsory, Core and Elective Subjects.

Students must complete:

  • 10 taught subjects, including 4 Compulsory Subjects, at least 3 Core Subjects and a maximum of 3 Elective Subjects; or

  • 7 taught subjects, including 4 Compulsory Subjects, at least 1 Core Subject and a maximum of 2 Elective Subjects, and a Dissertation.

 

Core Area of Study

The programme offers 4 Compulsory Subjects and 7 Core Subjects, and there is a wide range of Elective Subjects in the Postgraduate Scheme in Industrial and Systems Engineering available for selection upon registration.

 

Compulsory Subjects

  • Optimisation and Data Analytics for Industry 4.0

  • Cyber–Physical Industry 4.0 Systems

  • Advanced Manufacturing Processes

  • Frontiers in Industry 4.0

 

Core Subjects

  • Industrial Human–Robot Systems and Automation

  • Industrial Metaverse and Mixed Reality

  • Smart Manufacturing Operations Management

  • Smart Product-Service Systems

  • Industrial Blockchain and Applications

  • Process and Performance Measurement

  • Technology Project Management

 

Elective Subjects

  • Optimisation Modelling and Applications

  • Technology Audit and Assessment

 

Information on the subjects offered can be obtained at www.polyu.edu.hk/ise.

Credit Required for Graduation

30

Programme Leader(s)

Prof. George Huang
BEng., PhD., CEng., FASME, FCILT, FHKIE, FIET, FIISE

Prof. Sandy To
BEng., MPhil, PhD., MCIRP, MIEEE, MIET, MASPE

Subject Area
Smart Manufacturing
Entrance Requirements
  • A Bachelor’s degree in engineering, sciences, or a related discipline, or the equivalent.  Priority will be given to candidates with relevant work experiences.

     

If you are not a native speaker of English, and your Bachelor's degree or equivalent qualification is awarded by institutions where the medium of instruction is not English, you are expected to fulfil the University’s minimum English language requirement for admission purpose. Please refer to the “Admission Requirements” section for details.

 

Individual cases will be considered on their own merit.  Applicants may be required to attend interviews or tests to further demonstrate their language proficiency.

Enquiries

For information on academic matters and the curricula, please contact:
Prof. George Huang (tel: (852) 2766 6586; email: gq.huang@polyu.edu.hk);
or Prof. Sandy To (tel: (852) 2766 6587; sandy.to@polyu.edu.hk).

 

For information on general enquiries, please contact:
Dr Lenny Yip (tel: (852) 2766 6598; email: lenny.ws.yip@polyu.edu.hk);
or Ms Michelle Wong (tel: (852) 2677 4118; email: michele.wong@polyu.edu.hk).

Other Information

The teaching approach of the programme includes lectures, seminars, workshops and field trips outside Hong Kong.

Initial Registration Credits

6 for local students
12 for non-local students

Tuition Fee

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

Additional Documents Required
Transcript / Certificate

Required

Others

English Language test results (TOEFL, IELTS or other equivalent qualifications) are required for non-local applicants who have not obtained a degree from a recognised university of which the language of instruction in English.

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