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Technology, Engineering & SciencesInformation Technology

Bachelor of Science (Honours) Computer Networks

Awarded by
Middlesex University, London
Course Code
Application Code
Study mode
Start Date
02 Oct 2018 (Tue)
Next intake(s)
3 years
Course Fee
Approximately HK$129,000* in six instalments (HK$98,400^ + £2,835^)
Registration Fee: £57^

* Subject to exchange rate
^ Subject to annual changes
How to Apply
Deadline on 05 Sep 2018 (Wed)

This bachelor degree programme (Bsc) is designed to equip students with practical skills and technical knowledge about computer communications, systems and networks. This bachelor degree proramme also prepares graduates for a range of careers within the international computer networking industry for employment such as computer network engineers, designing, analysing and developing networks in both large and small organisations; or as managers involved in maintaining and developing computer networks to meet current and future operational and security requirements.

Mode of Teaching

The course contents are developed by Middlesex University.  HKU SPACE provides local lectures and tutorials that match closely with Middlesex University.  Students are required to have a minimum of 75% attendance to both lectures and tutorials for all modules.

All enrolled students will be given a reader card to access the Libraries in HKU and an account for the School's e-learning platform, SOUL 2.0.  In addition, students are granted access to myUniHub of Middlesex University.  It is a place where a student can find online materials, learning tools, resources, and calendar dates to support his/her studies together with discussion areas and module information.



Year 1 modules are assessed by coursework only. Year 2 and 3 modules are assessed by a mix of coursework/examinations or coursework only.  All assessments are set and moderated by Middlesex University.  Coursework is marked by the module tutors of HKU SPACE and moderated by Middlesex University module leaders.  Examinations are set, marked and moderated by Middlesex University. All graduates are required to demonstrate their final level of learning, self-management and communication skills through final year project work and the accompanying project report.

Course Exemption

For holders of Higher Diploma in Telecommunication, Engineering, Computer Science or equivalent, exemptions may be granted at the discretion of Middlesex University.


Academic Excellence Scholarship

The Academic Excellence Scholarships are awarded annually to two top students (one from Year 1 and one from Year 2) studying Bachelor of Science (Honours) Computer Networks offered by Middlesex University.  It aims at recognising their outstanding academic achievement.

  • Island East Campus / HKU SPACE Po Leung Kuk Stanley Ho Community College Campus
    Date / Time : Lecture - weekdays, 7:00-10:00pm; Tutorial - weekday evenings or Sat afternoons
Non-Local Higher and Professional Education (Regulation) Ordinance

This is an exempted course under the Non-local Higher and Professional Education (Regulation) Ordinance. It is a matter of discretion for individual employers to recognize any qualification to which this course may lead.

Year 1 - Modules
  • CCE1000 Computer Systems Architecture and Operating Systems
  • CCE1010 Programming for Data Communication and Problem Solving
  • CCE1020 Fundamentals of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
  • CCE1030 Computer Networks

Year 2 - Modules
  • CCE2000 Data Communications
  • CCE2010 Advanced Connection of Network Devices
  • CCE2020 Protocols and Network Performance Simulation
  • CCE2060 Research Methodology and Professional Project Development

Year 3 - Modules
  • CCE3040 Advanced Networks Design and Security
  • CCE3050 Individual Project
  • CCE3070 Network Management: Design and Support
  • Plus one module (optional) chosen from the following:
  • CCE3080 Wireless LANs and Mobile Computing
  • CCE3100 Distributed Systems

Note: Computing is a fast changing topic and it is possible that the above list of modules may be subject to occasional change.

  • All coursework is set and moderated by staff from Middlesex University.
  • Middlesex University provides course materials, while HKU SPACE provides local tutorials, project supervision and access to HKU libraries.

This programme is designed, assessed and quality assured by Middlesex University.

For entry to Year 1, applicants shall hold:

i) a Certificate or Diploma in Information Technology related area; OR

ii) an equivalent academic qualification approved by Middlesex University

For direct entry to Year 2, applicants shall hold:

i) an Associate Degree or a Higher Diploma in Information Technology related area awarded within the HKU System through HKU SPACE; OR

ii) an equivalent academic qualification approved by Middlesex University

Note: Applicants with relevant work experience will be considered on individual merit.

Application Fee

HK$150 non-refundable

Course Fee
  • Approximately HK$129,000* in six instalments (HK$98,400^ + £2,835^)
    Registration Fee: £57^

    * Subject to exchange rate
    ^ Subject to annual changes

Application Form Application Form

Enrolment Method
  1. All applicants are required to complete one Application Form and, either submit them in person or post them to The Programme Leader, Bachelor of Science (Honours) Computer Networks, College of Life Sciences and Technology, HKU SPACE, at any of the HKU SPACE Enrolment Centres.
  2. All applications, either by post or in person must be accompanied by:
    1. Certified photostat copies of full educational certificates and transcripts.
    2. A non-refundable crossed cheque payable to ‘HKU SPACE' for HK$150 in respect of the application processing fee.

Note: When submitting your application in person at any of the HKU SPACE enrolment centers, please bring along the originals of your educational certificates / transcripts for certification.  If you are posting your application, please arrange to bring the originals of the relevant documents for certification at any of HKU SPACE Enrolment Centres before the commencement of classes.

Payment Method
1. Cash or EPS

Cash or EPS are accepted at any HKU SPACE enrolment counters.

2. Cheque or bank draft

Course fees can also be paid by crossed cheque or bank draft made payable to “HKU SPACE”. Please specify theprogramme title(s) for application and applicant’s name. You may either:

  • bring the completed form(s), together with the appropriate course or application fees in the form of a cheque, and any required supporting documents to any of the HKU SPACE enrolment centres;
  • or mail the above documents to any of the HKU SPACE enrolment centres, specifying “Course Application” on the envelope. HKU SPACE will not be responsible for any loss of payment sent by mail.
3. VISA/MasterCard

Applicants may also pay the course fee by VISA or MasterCard, including the “HKU SPACE MasterCard”, at anyHKU SPACE enrolment centres. Holders of the HKU SPACE MasterCard can enjoy a 10-month interest-freeinstalment period for courses with a tuition fee worth a minimum of HK$2,000; however, the course applicant must also be the cardholder himself/herself. For enquiries, please contact our staff at any enrolment centres.

4. Online payment (for the course/programme has online enrolment only)

The course fees of all open admission courses (course enrolled on first come, first served basis) and selected award-bearing programmes can be settled by using PPS via the Internet. Applicants may also pay the relevant course fees by VISA or MasterCard online. Please refer to the Online Services page on the School website.


  1. For general and short courses, applicants may be required to pay the course fee in cash or by EPS, Visa or MasterCard if the course is to start shortly.

  2. Fees paid are not refundable except under very exceptional circumstances (e.g. course cancellation due to insufficient enrolment), subject to the School’s discretion. In exceptional cases where a refund is approved, fees paid by cash, EPS, cheque or PPS (for online payment only) will normally be reimbursed by a cheque, and fees paid by credit card will normally be reimbursed to the payment cardholder’s credit card account.

  3. In addition to the published fees, there may be additional costs associated with individual programmes. Please refer to the relevant course brochures or direct any enquiries to the relevant programme team for details.
  4. Fees and places on courses cannot be transferred from one applicant to another. Once accepted onto a course, the student may not change to another course without approval from HKU SPACE. A processing fee of HK$120 will be levied on approved transfers.
  5. Receipts will be issued for fees paid but HKU SPACE will not be responsible for any loss of receipt sent by mail.
  6. For additional copies of receipts, please send a stamped, self-addressed envelope with a completed form and a crossed cheque for HK$30 per copy made payable to ‘HKU SPACE’. Such copies will only normally be issued at the end of a course.

Middlesex University is a British university based in London, with a distinguished heritage of excellence and innovation in higher education. There are over 40,000 students on Middlesex courses at campuses in London, Dubai, Malta and Mauritius, and with prestigious academic partners across the world.

The Middlesex vision is to be internationally outstanding in teaching and research.  The university has a reputation for the highest quality British teaching, research that makes a real difference to people's lives and practical, innovative approach to provide business solutions.