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  • Regulations for the degree of Bachelor of Computing and Bachelor of Computing with Honours in Internet Technology
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    1. General
    1.1
    These regulations are made under paragraphs 1 to 4 of the Regulations for the Award of Undergraduate Degrees.
    1.2
    In these regulations definitions shall apply as in the Regulations for the Award of Undergraduate Degrees and in the Interpretation Section of the Academic Rules and Regulations.
    2.
    Entry Requirements
    2.1 To enter the Bachelor of Computing programme through Pathway 1 or the Bachelor of Computing with Honours in Internet Technology through Pathway 1, a student shall normally possess a recognized Associate Degree or Higher Diploma (or equivalent) in a directly computing related area from a local tertiary institution recognized by the University.
    3.
    Bachelor of Computing (BCOMP)
    3.1 To be eligible for the award of the degree of Bachelor of Computing, a student shall:
      3.1.1 comply with the Regulations for Admission, Registration and Maintenance of Status; and
      3.1.2 comply with the Regulations for the Award of Undergraduate Degrees; and
      3.1.3 obtain at least 120 credits of which no more than 40 credits shall be obtained at Foundation level; and
      3.1.4 obtain at least 100 credits in courses prescribed by regulations as appropriate to the degree for which notice has been given, including at least 20 credits in courses at Higher level.
      3.1.5 successfully complete the prescribed programme of studies.
    3.2 For the degree of Bachelor of Computing, the University has prescribed that a student must:
      3.2.1 successfully complete 20 credits from courses at Foundation level, including 10 credits from courses labelled FD and 10 credits from courses labelled FE in Table 1; and
      3.2.2 successfully complete 70 credits from courses labelled CD in Table 1; and
      3.2.3 obtain 10 credits from courses labelled EL or IT in Table 1; and
      3.2.4 successfully complete additional courses as necessary, from any Foundation, Middle or Higher level courses offered by the University, provided that, of the total 120 credits, no more than 40 are gained at Foundation level.
    4.
    Bachelor of Computing (through Pathway 1) (BCOMP1)
    4.1. To be eligible for the award of the degree of Bachelor of Computing, a student who entered the programme through Pathway 1 shall:
      4.1.1 comply with the Regulations for Admission, Registration and Maintenance of Status; and
      4.1.2 comply with the Regulations for the Award of Undergraduate Degrees; and
      4.1.3 obtain at least 40 credits in courses prescribed by the regulations as appropriate to the degree for which notice has been given.
    4.2 For the degree of Bachelor of Computing, the University has prescribed that a student who entered the programme through Pathway 1 must:
      4.2.1 successfully complete 30 credits from courses labelled CD in Table 1 of which 20 credits must be at Higher level; and
      4.2.2 obtain 10 credits from courses labelled EL or IT in Table 1.
    5. Bachelor of Computing with Honours in Internet Technology (BCOMPHIT)
    5.1 To be eligible for the award of the degree of Bachelor of Computing with Honours in Internet Technology, a student shall:
      5.1.1 comply with the Regulations for Admission, Registration and Maintenance of Status; and
      5.1.2 comply with the Regulations for the Award of Undergraduate Degrees; and
      5.1.3 obtain at least 160 credits of which no more than 40 credits shall be obtained at Foundation level; and
      5.1.4 obtain at least 40 credits in courses at Higher level; and
      5.1.5 successfully complete the prescribed programme of studies.
    5.2 For the degree of Bachelor of Computing with Honours in Internet Technology, the University has prescribed that a student must:
      5.2.1 successfully complete 20 credits from courses at Foundation level, including 10 credits from courses labelled FD and 10 credits from courses labelled FE in Table 1; and
      5.2.2 successfully complete 70 credits from courses labelled CD in Table 1; and
      5.2.3 obtain 10 credits from courses labelled EL or IT in Table 1; and
      5.2.4 successfully complete 40 credits from courses labelled IT with at least 20 credits at Higher level in Table 1; and
      5.2.5 successfully complete 20 more credits from any Foundation, Middle, or Higher level courses offered by the University, provided that, of the total 160 credits, no more than 40 are gained at Foundation level.
    6. Bachelor of Computing with Honours in Internet Technology (through Pathway 1) (BCOMPHIT1)
    6.1 To be eligible for the award of the degree of Bachelor of Computing with Honours in Internet Technology, a student who entered the programme through Pathway 1 shall:
      6.1.1 comply with the Regulations for Admission, Registration and Maintenance of Status; and
      6.1.2 comply with the Regulations for the Award of Undergraduate Degrees; and
      6.1.3 successfully complete the prescribed programme of studies.
    6.2 For the degree of Bachelor of Computing with Honours in Internet Technology, the University has prescribed that a student who entered the programme through Pathway 1 must:
      6.2.1 successfully complete 40 credits from courses labelled CD in Table 1 of which 30 credits must be at Higher level; and
      6.2.2 successfully complete 30 credits from courses labelled IT in Table 1 of which at least 20 credits must be at Higher level; and
      6.2.3 obtain a further 10 credits from courses labelled EL or IT in Table 1.
         
    7. Each degree with Honours shall be conferred with a classification of First Class, Second Class (Upper Division), Second Class (Lower Division) and Third Class save that exceptionally a degree may be conferred without classification.
    8. Subject to the requirements of the relevant programme of study, each person on whom an Honours degree is to be conferred shall be assigned to a classification determined by the University according to its regulations.
    9. For the calculation of scores for classification purposes in the degree of Bachelor of Computing with Honours in Internet Technology, the University has deemed that "Group (a)" shall consist of the best 20 credits in courses labelled CD in Table 1 at Higher level plus the best 20 credits in courses at Higher level listed in Table 1, and that "Group (b)" shall consist of the best 40 credits in courses at Higher or Middle level listed in Table 1, where such credits are not taken into account in "Group (a)". Further, that "X" shall equal two, that is "Group (a)" shall be weighted at twice the value of "Group (b)". (Refer to the paragraphs on Classification of the Degree with Honours of the Regulations for the Award of Undergraduate Degrees.)

    Table 1

    Course Code

    Course Title

    Credits

    BCOMP / BCOMPHIT

    Honours Classification Group

    Foundation level

    BUS B100 1,5,6 Business Communication
    5
    FE
    --
    BUS B103 1,6 English and Communications for Business I
    5
    FE
    --
    ENGL E100 1,5,9 English for Effective Communication I
    10
    FE
    --
    ENGL E110 1,9

    English for Effective Communication I: Listening and Speaking

    5
    FE
    --
    ENGL E120 1,9

    English for Effective Communication I: Reading and Writing

    5
    FE
    --

    IT E150 1

    Information Technology for Learning

    5
    FE
    --

    IT E150C 1

    Information Technology for Learning

    5
    FE
    --

    IT L150 1,5

    Foundations in Microcomputing and WWW

    5
    FE
    --
    IT S101 Introduction to Information and Communications Technology
    10
    FD
    --
    IT S123 Introduction to Internet Services and Applications
    10
    FE
    --
    MATH S121 1,2 A Foundation in Pure Mathematics
    10
    FE
    --

    Middle level

    COMP S201 1,3

    Computing Fundamentals with Java

    10
    CD
    b
    COMP S258 Computer Programming and Problem Solving

    10

    CD

    b

    COMP S260 1

    Computer Architecture and Operating Systems

    10

    CD

    b

    COMP S263 11

    Discrete Structures

    10

    CD

    b

    ELEC S211

    Fundamentals of Communications Technology

    10

    EL

    b

    ENGG S238 1,5,8

    Quality and Reliability

    10

    EL

    b

    IT S234

    Web Site Design

    10

    EL

    b

    Higher level

    BIS B322 1

    Networking Applications and Electronic Commerce

    10

    IT

    a or b

    BIS B423 1

    Data Warehousing and Knowledge Management

    10

    IT

    a or b

    COMP S311 1,4

    Advanced Java Programming and Mobile Application Development

    10

    CD

    a or b

    COMP S356 1,4

    Software Engineering and Project Management

    10

    CD

    a or b

    COMP S358 1,4,5,7

    Relational Databases

    10

    CD

    a or b

    COMP S359 1,4,7

    Relational Databases: Theory and Practice

    10

    CD

    a or b

    COMP S368 1

    Networks and Distributed Systems

    10

    IT

    a or b

    COMP S411 1,5

    Advanced Topics in Computing: Digital Multimedia and Mobile Game Development

    10

    IT

    a or b

    COMP S450 1 / COMP S451 1

    Applied Computing Project

    10

    IT

    a or b

    COMP S491 1

    Artificial Intelligence and Applications

    10

    IT

    a or b

    COMP S333F 10

    Advanced Programming and Problem Solving

    5

    IT

    a or b

    COMP S362F 1,10

    Concurrent and Network Programming

    5

    IT

    a or b

    COMP S363F 1,10

    Distributed Systems and Parallel Computing

    5

    IT

    a or b

    COMP S380F 10

    Web Applications: Design and Development

    5

    IT

    a or b

    COMP S381F 10

    Server Side Technologies and Cloud Computing

    5

    IT

    a or b

    COMP S382F 10 Data Mining
    5

    IT

    a or b

    COMP S390F 10 Creative Programming for Games
    5

    IT

    a or b

    COMP S492F 10 Machine Learning
    5

    IT

    a or b

    COMP S412F 1,10

    Digital Multimedia

    5

    IT

    a or b

    COMP S413F 1,10

    Application Design and Development for Mobile Devices

    5

    IT

    a or b

    ELEC S321

    Internet Technology for Business Applications

    10

    IT

    a or b

    ELEC S396 5

    Artificial Intelligence for Technology

    10

    IT

    a or b

    ELEC S305F 10 Computer Networking
    5

    IT

    a or b

    ELEC S363F 10 Advanced Computer Design
    5

    IT

    a or b

    ELEC S425F 10

    Computer and Network Security

    5

    IT

    a or b

    SCI S319 1,5,8

    Quality Management for Science and Technology

    5

    EL

    a or b

    SCI S409 1,5,8

    Safety and Reliability for Science and Technology

    5

    EL

    a or b

    TC S319 1,8

    Quality Management for Science and Technology

    5

    EL

    a or b

    TC S409 1,8

    Safety and Reliability for Science and Technology

    5

    EL

    a or b

    Notes:

    1. Courses form excluded combinations with other courses. Only one of the courses of the excluded combinations can count towards an OUHK award. Students should refer to the attached list for details.
       
    2. MATH S111 has been replaced by MATH S121. If students have successfully completed MATH S111, they are deemed to have satisfied the requirements for MATH S121.
    1. COMP S210 has been replaced by COMP S201. If students have successfully completed COMP S210, they are deemed to have satisfied the requirements for COMP S201.
       
    2. 20 credits from compulsory courses at Higher level (labelled CD) must count in "Group (a)" for Honours classification purposes.
       
    3. Courses no longer available.
       
    4. If students have successfully completed BUS B100, they are deemed to have satisfied the requirements for BUS B103.
       
    5. If students have successfully completed COMP S358, they are deemed to have satisfied the requirements for COMP S359.
       
    6. ENGG S238 has been replaced by SCI S319/TC S319 and SCI S409/TC S409. If students have successfully completed SCI S319/TC S319 and SCI S409/TC S409, they are deemed to have satisfied the requirements for ENGG S238.
       
    7. ENGL E100 has been replaced by ENGL E110 and ENGL E120. Successful completion of ENGL E100 is considered as completion of ENGL E110 and ENGL E120.
       
    8. Courses presented in full-time face-to-face mode and they are not available for students in the distance learning mode. Students who have successfully completed these courses may count these courses towards the BCOMP and BCOMPHIT for graduation.
       
    9. If students have successfully completed MATH S261, they are deemed to have satisfied the requirements for COMP S263.
       

    July 2020

     
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