# CURRICULUM OVERVIEW

Faculty Package

Major Foundation

Major Core

Major Electives

Final Year Project

University CommonCore (Languages, GE, PE) (39 Units)

Free Electives (9 Units)

Faculty Package

Major Foundation

Major Core

Major Electives

Final Year Project

Four specialized streams (i.e., the X component) that apply the core knowledge of computational data science to different science, engineering, and medicine disciplines are offered to students:

Students are required to complete a minimum of 75 units of courses as follows:

Units

CSCI1120/ESTR1100, CSCI2100/ESTR2102, ENGG2440/ESTR2004, STAT2001[b], 2005, 2006

Algorithms and Computer Systems:

AIST3020, CSCI3160/ESTR3104

Machine Learning:

Choose 3 units from the following:

CSCI3230/ESTR3108, CSCI3320,

RMSC4002, STAT4001

Operating Systems:

CSCI3150/ESTR3102

Sampling:

Choose 6 units from the following:

STAT3003, 3006, 4010

Statistical Inference:

STAT3008, 4003

Statistical Modeling:

Choose 3 units from the following:

STAT3005 or 4006

AIST3020, CSCI3160/ESTR3104

Machine Learning:

Choose 3 units from the following:

CSCI3230/ESTR3108, CSCI3320,

RMSC4002, STAT4001

Operating Systems:

CSCI3150/ESTR3102

Sampling:

Choose 6 units from the following:

STAT3003, 3006, 4010

Statistical Inference:

STAT3008, 4003

Statistical Modeling:

Choose 3 units from the following:

STAT3005 or 4006

- A student shall take at least 9 units and no more than 18 units of courses in any term within the normative study period. A student shall take no more than 6 units of courses in each summer session, and no student shall be allowed to take more than 39 units in an academic year.
- Sufficient units should be allowed in each term for students to fulfill the University Core Requirements, which include: (i) 6 units of Chinese; (ii) 9 units of English; (iii) 1 unit of IT; (iv) 21 units of General Education; and (v) 2 units of Physical Education.
- Programmes with different streams/concentrations are required to provide the recommended pattern for each stream/concentration.

First Year of Attendance

1st term

Units 6

Faculty Package:

ENGG1110/ESTR1002, MATH1010 or 1510

Units

ENGG1110/ESTR1002, MATH1010 or 1510

Units

Units

6

6

Units 3

Major Required:

STAT2001

STAT2001

Units

3

3

2nd term

Units 6

Faculty Package:

ENGG1120/ESTR1005 or MATH1030

ENGG1120/ESTR1005 or MATH1030

Units

6

6

Units 3

Major Required:

STAT2005, 2006

STAT2005, 2006

Units

3

3

Second Year of Attendance

1st term

Units 9

Major Required:

CSCI1120/ESTR1100, ENGG2440/

ESTR2004, STAT3008

CSCI1120/ESTR1100, ENGG2440/

ESTR2004, STAT3008

Units

9

9

2nd term

Units 6

Major Required: AIST3020, CSCI2100/ESTR2102

Units

6

6

Third Year of Attendance

1st term

Units 9-12

Major Required:

CSCI3150/ESTR3102, CSCI3160/ESTR3104, CSCI3230/ESTR3108 or CSCI 3320 or RMSC4002 or STAT4001 (if not taking in the 2nd term), One or two course(s) from STAT3003 or 3006 or 4010

CSCI3150/ESTR3102, CSCI3160/ESTR3104, CSCI3230/ESTR3108 or CSCI 3320 or RMSC4002 or STAT4001 (if not taking in the 2nd term), One or two course(s) from STAT3003 or 3006 or 4010

Units

9-12

9-12

Units 3

Major Elective(s):

3 units from major electives

3 units from major electives

Units

3

3

2nd term

Units 6-9

Major Required:

CSCI3230/ESTR3108 or CSCI 3320 or RMSC4002 or STAT4001 (if not taken in the 1st term), One or two course(s) from STAT3003 or 3006 or 4010

CSCI3230/ESTR3108 or CSCI 3320 or RMSC4002 or STAT4001 (if not taken in the 1st term), One or two course(s) from STAT3003 or 3006 or 4010

Units

6-9

6-9

Units 3-6

Major Elective(s):

3-6 units from major electives

3-6 units from major electives

Units

3-6

3-6

Fourth Year of Attendance

1st term

Units 9

Major Required: CDAS4998, STAT3005 or 4006, STAT4003

Units

9

9

Units 3-6

Major Elective(s): 3-6 units from major electives

Units

3-6

3-6

2nd term

Units 3

Major Required: CDAS4999

Units

3

3

Units 6-9

Major Elective(s): 6-9 units from stream required courses / major electives

Units

6-9

6-9