Study Scheme

The programme is offered on full-time basis with a minimum period of candidature of three (3) semesters and a maximum of six (6) semesters. The study schemes are as follows:

1.5-Year Study Schemes: 

Course Type (Code)

(Unit)

September Intake: 1.5 Years (3 Semesters)

Year I Semester I (September)

Unit

Year I Semester II (February)

Unit

Year II
Semester I (September)

Unit

Core (T)
(32 Unit)

CDS501

4

CDS504

4

CDS590+

8

CDS502

4

CDS506+

4

   

CDS503

4

       

CDS505

4

       

Elective (E)
(12 Units)

   

Elective I

4

Elective III

4

   

Elective II

4

   

Total: 44 Units

 

16

 

16

 

12

+ Must be taken in two consecutive semesters, CDS506 followed by CDS590

Course Type (Code)

(Unit)

February Intake: 1.5 Years (3 Semesters)

Year I Semester II (February)

Unit

Year I Semester I (September)

Unit

Year II
Semester II (February)

Unit

Core (T)
(20 Unit)

CDS501

4

CDS502

4

CDS590+

8

CDS503

4

CDS505

4

   

CDS504

4

CDS506+

4

   

Elective (E)
(24 Units)

Elective I

4

Elective II

4

Elective III

4

Total: 44 Units

 

16

 

16

 

12

+ Must be taken in two consecutive semesters, CDS506 followed by CDS590 

 

2-Year Study Schemes:

Course Type (Code)

(Unit)

September Intake: 2 Years (4 Semesters)

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)
(20 Unit)

CDS501

4

CDS504

4

CDS505

4

CDS590+

8

 

CDS502

4

   

CDS506+

4

     

CDS503

4

             

Elective (E)
(24 Units)

   

Elective I

4

Elective III*

4

Elective III*

4

 
   

Elective II

4

         

Total: 44 Units

 

12

 

12

 

8/12

 

8/12

 

+ Must be taken in two consecutive semesters, CDS506 followed by CDS590

* Alternative Semester

 

Course Type (Code)

(Unit)

February Intake: 2 Years (4 Semesters)

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)
(20 Unit)

CDS501

4

CDS502

4

CDS506+

4

CDS590+

8

CDS503

4

CDS505

4

       

CDS504

4

           

Elective (E)
(24 Units)

   

Elective I

4

Elective II

4

Elective III*

4

       

Elective III*

4

   

Total: 44 Units

 

12

 

12

 

8/12

 

8/12

+ Must be taken in two consecutive semesters, CDS506 followed by CDS590

* Alternative Semester

 

2.5-Year Study Schemes:

Course Type (Code)

(Unit)

September Intake: 2.5 Years (5 Semesters)

Year I Semester I (Sep)

Unit

Year I Semester II (Feb)

Unit

Year II
Semester I (Sep)

Unit

Year II
Semester II (Feb)

Unit

Year III
Semester I (Sep)

Unit

Core (T)
(20 Unit)

CDS501

4

CDS504

4

CDS502

4

CDS506+

4

CDS590+

8

CDS503

4

   

CDS505

4

       

Elective (E)
(24 Units)

   

Elective I

4

   

Elective II

4

Elective III*

4

           

Elective III*

4

   

Total: 44 Units

 

8

 

8

 

8

 

8/12

 

8/12

+ Must be taken in two consecutive semesters, CDS506 followed by CDS590

* Alternative Semester

 


Course Type (Code)

(Unit)

February Intake: 2.5 Years (5 Semesters)

Year I Semester II (Feb)

Unit

Year I Semester I (Sep)

Unit

Year II
Semester II (Feb)

Unit

Year II
Semester I (Sep)

Unit

Year III
Semester II (Feb)

Unit

Core (T)
(20 Unit)

CDS501

4

CDS502

4

CDS504

4

CDS506+

4

CDS590+

8

CDS503

4

CDS505

4

           

Elective (E)
(24 Units)

       

Elective I

4

Elective II

 

Elective III*

4

           

Elective III*

4

   

Total: 44 Units

 

8

 

8

 

8

 

8/12

 

8/12

+ Must be taken in two consecutive semesters, CDS506 followed by CDS590

* Alternative Semester

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

Semester I
(September)

Semester II
(February)

CDS501*, CDS522

CDS501*, CDS523

CDS502

CDS503*, CDS513

CDS503*, CDS511

CDS504

CDS505

CDS506

CDS506*

CDS512, CDS521

* Offered in both semesters