Study Scheme

Study Schemes

The period of candidature for a fulltime programme is between one (1) to two (2) years, and for a part time programme is between two (2) to four (4) years.  The following tables show the various study schemes.

1 Year Full Time Study Schemes Only:

Course Type (Code)
(Unit)

September Intake: 1 Year (2 semesters + 1 Inter-Semester   Break + 1 Long Vacation Session)

Year I Semester I (September)

Unit

Year I
Semester II
(February)

Unit

Core (T)
(28 Units)

CCS591+

4

CCS590+ (3 + 12 + 5 units) [4 (Inter-Semester Break) + 19 (Semester II) + 7 (Long Vacation) = 30 weeks]

20

   

CCS592

4

Elective (E)
(12 Units)

Elective I

4

   

Elective II

4

   

Elective III

4

   

Total: 40 Units

 

16

 

24

 + Must be taken in two consecutive semesters, CCS591 followed by CCS590

Course Type (Code)

(Unit)

February Intake:  1 Year (2 semesters + 1 Long Vacation Session)

Year I Semester II (February)

Unit

Year I
Semester I
 (September)

Unit

Core (T)
(28 Unit)

CCS591+

4

CCS599(8 + 12 units)
[10 (Long Vacation) + 20 (Semester I) = 30 weeks]

20

CCS592

4

   

Elective (E)
(12 Units)

Elective I

4

Elective III

4

Elective II

4

   

Total: 40 Units

 

16

 

24

 + Must be taken in two consecutive semesters, CCS591 followed by CCS599

 

1.5 Year Full Time Study Schemes Only: 

Course Type (Code)

(Unit)

September Intake: 1.5 Years (3 Semesters + 1 Long Vacation)

Year I Semester I (September)

Unit

Year I Semester II (February)

Unit

Year II
Semester I
(Semtember)

Unit

Core (T)
(28 Unit)

 

 

CCS591+

4

CCS599(8 +12 units)
[10 (Long Vacation) + 20 (Semester I) = 30 weeks]

20

   

CCS592

4

   

Elective (E)
(12 Units)

Elective I

4

Elective III*

4

   

Elective II

4

       

Elective III*

4

       

Total: 40 Units

 

8/12

 

8/12

 

20

Must be taken in consecutive semesters - CCS591 followed by CCS599

* Alternative semester 

Course Type (Code)

(Unit)

February Intake: 1.5 Years (3 Semesters + 1 Inter-Semester Break + 1 Long Vacation)

Year I Semester II (February)

Unit

Year I Semester I (September)

Unit

Year II
Semester II
(February)

Unit

Core (T)
(28 Unit)

CCS592

4

CCS591+

4

CCS590( 3 + 12 + 5 units)
[4 (Inter-Semester Break)  + 19 (Semester II) + 7(Long Vacation) = 30 weeks]

20

Elective (E)
(12 Units)

Elective I

4

Elective II*

4

   

Elective II*

4

Elective III

4

   

Total: 40 Units

 

8/12

 

8/12

 

20

+  Must be taken in consecutive semesters - CCS591 followed by CCS590

* Alternative semester

 

2 Year Full Time or Part Time Study Schemes: 

Course Type (Code)
(Unit)

September Intake: 2 Years (4 Semesters + 1 inter-Semester Break + 1 Long Vacation)

Year I Semester I (September)

Unit

Year I Semester II
(February)

Unit

Year II Semester I
(September)

Unit

Year II
Semester II
(February)

Unit

Core (T)
(28 Units)

 

 

CCS592

4

CCS591+

4

CCS590(3 + 12 + 5 units)
[4 (Inter-Semester Break) +19 (Semester II +7 (Long Vacation) = 30 weeks]

20

Elective (E)
(12 Units)

Elective I

4

Elective III

4

       

Elective II

4

           

Total: 40 Units

 

8

 

8

 

4

 

20

+ Must be taken in two consecutive semesters, CCS591 followed by CCS590 

Course Type (Code)

(Unit)

February Intake: 2 Years (4 Semesters + 1 Long Vacation)

Year I Semester II
(February)

Unit

Year I Semester I (September)

Unit

Year II Semester II (February)

Unit

Year II
Semester I (September)

Unit

Core (T)
(28 Units)

CCS592

4

 

 

CCS591+

4

CCS599(8 + 12 units)

[10 (Long Vacation) + 20  (Semester I) = 30 weeks]

20

Elective (E)
(12 Units)

Elective I

4

Elective II

4

       
   

Elective III

4

       

Total: 40 Units

 

8

 

8

 

4

 

20

+ Must be taken in consective semesters, CCS591 followed by CCS599

 

2.5 Year Part Time Study Schemes Only: 

Course Type (Code)
(Unit)

September Intake: 2.5 Years (5 Semesters + 1 Long Vacation)

Year I Sem I
(Sep)

Unit

Year I Sem II
(Feb)

Unit

Year II Sem I
(Sep)

Unit

Year II Sem II
(Feb)

Unit

Year III
Sem I
(Sep)

Unit

Core (T)
(28 Unit)

   

CCS592

4

   

CCS591+

4

CCS599(8+12 units) [10 (Long Vacation) + 20  (Semester I) = 30 weeks]

20

Elective (E)
(12 Units)

Elective I

4

               

Elective II*

4

Elective II*

4

Elective III

4

       

Total: 40 Units

 

4/8

 

4/8

 

4

 

4

 

20

+ Must be taken in consecutive semesters, CCS591 followed by CCS599

* Alternative semester 

Course Type (Code) (Unit)

February Intake: 2.5 Years (5 Semesters +1 Inter-Semester Break 1 Long Vacation)

Year I Sem II
(Feb)

Unit

Year I Sem I
(Sep)

Unit

Year II Sem II
(Feb)

Unit

Year II Sem I
(Sep)

Unit

Year III
Sem II
(Feb)

Unit

Core (T)
(28 Units)

       

CCS592

4

CCS591+

4

CCS590(3+12+5 units) [4(Inter-Semester Break) +19 (Semester II +7 (Long Vacation) = 30 weeks]

20

Elective (E)
(12 Units)

Elective I

4

Elective II*

4

           

Elective II*

4

Elective III

4

           

Total: 40 Units

 

4/8

 

4/8

 

4

 

4

 

20

* Alternative semester

 +  Must be taken in consecutive semesters - CCS591 followed by CCS590

Course offering and timetable slots are given in the table below: 

Semester I (September)

Semester II (February)

CCS528, CDS503*

CCS592

CDS522, CCS526

CDS503*, CCS525

CCS516

CCS591*

CDS505, CCS527

CDS521

CCS591*

CDS523

* Offered in both semesters