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Computing department 10803627d Li Xuehan PAED The Department of Computing of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University has more than 30 years of history, dating back to 1974. And we were told that it is the second oldest computing department in HK. The Department is positioned strategically as provider of application-driven education. It hosts the largest number of programmes and educates the largest student body in Hong Kong. It is also a 150-strong department, divided among academic, research and supporting staff. Three degree and four master's programmes are offered through its undergraduate and postgraduate schemes in computing. The innovation arrangement provides students with the flexibility to decide on the final award at a later stage. It also includes the option of mino/double major at degree level and double degrees at Master's level. These programmes are taught with innovative and practical models, many of them unique to the Department. They include case
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Unformatted text preview: studies that simulate real business problems, and learning through community service, industry placement and individual and industrial final year projects. The Department is also a centre for world-class application-driven research. Many of its research outputs have received much regional and international recognition. The Department organises its research through different laboratories, constituting the focus for its strategic development. Department of Computing has a clear long-term mission to become the leading provider of outstanding education to its undergraduate and postgraduate students in application-oriented computing and IT. Its advancements in scholarship and innovative education are underpinned by the department's desire to contribute significantly in research activities to promote synergistic international collaboration, while being relevant to industrial, commercial, and community needs....
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This note was uploaded on 05/05/2011 for the course FENG 1001 taught by Professor Lu during the Spring '11 term at Hong Kong Polytechnic University.

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