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Department of Electronic Engineering
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
MSc Programme > Courses
Each M.Sc. student must take and pass 8 courses (24 units) in this programme. Subject to the approval of the Programme Directors concerned, students can take at most two courses from other M.Sc. Programmes within the Faculty of Engineering. Full-time mode students are allowed to take other day time postgraduate courses offered by the Department of Electronic Engineering. Students may apply for course and unit exemption for a maximum of 2 courses (6 units) suject to the approval of the Programme Director and the Dean of the Graduate School on a case-by-case basis, taking into account individual circumstances. In any case, at least 6 courses (18 units) must be from ELEG5xxx courses.

The following table lists the M.Sc. courses in Electronic Engineering. About eight of them are offered each year. The latest teaching time table can be found in the Graduate School web page. (

Advanced Technology Courses
ELEG5753 Flexible Electronics and Solar Cell Technology
  Review of semiconductor fundamentals; Introduction to organic semiconductors; Applications of organic thin films as active components in optoelectronic devices including; Fabrication methods for flexible electronics; Fundamentals of photo-electric conversion; Basic principles of photovoltaic devices; Introduction to four-generation solar technologies; Light harvesting and management techniques; Applications.
ELEG5754 Solid-state Sensors and Lighting Systems
  Comparison between different lighting sources, lighting standards, basics of all-solid-state lamps, solid-state lighting systems, sensor fundamentals, signal conditioning, functional aspects of different sensors, sensor device examples, technology trend and challenges of solid-state lighting and sensor devices.
ELEG5755 Optical Communication and Interconnects
  Overview of optical fibre communications. Types and properties of fibres. Optical transmitters, receivers, and repeaters. Passive optical component. Optical modulation and multiplexing techniques. Fibre communication systems. Optical networks. Introduction to optical interconnects. Silicon photonics. Active optical cables. Recent trends in optical interconnects.
ELEG5757 Wearable Bioelectronics
  Introduction to health informatics, fundamentals in electro-physiologies, reviews on bio-electronics including ion channels, bio-sensor principles, e-textile sensing, flexible-stretchable-printable bioelectronics, organic transistors, wearable design by "MINDS" (Miniaturization, Intelligence, Networking, Digitization, and Standardization), wearable medical devices and systems, wearable robotics, implantable therapeutic systems, sensor informatics, applications, and topics of current interests.
ELEG5726 Power Management Technology
  This course is designed for students to gain an understanding of technological development of power-management IC design. Through this course, students will learn the essentials of voltage-regulator design. Recent advances in selected topics will also be discussed.
ELEG5802 Research and Development Project
  Student will work independently under the supervision of a faculty member on a research project in Electronic Engineering. The topic and scope of the study is to be agreed between the student and the supervisor. A project report is required at the end of the course.

Course Code Course Title
ELEG5723 CMOS Analog IC Design
ELEG5724 VLSI Design Methodology & Testing
ELEG5726 Power Management Technology
ELEG5731 Wireless Communication Systems
ELEG5732 RF Circuits and Systems
ELEG5741 Digital Processing of Speech Signals
ELEG5742 Image Processing & Video Technology
ELEG5743 Advanced Signal Processing for Communications
ELEG5752 MOS Devices & Fabrication
ELEG5753 Flexible Electronics and Solar Cell Technology
ELEG5754 Solid-state Sensors and Lighting Systems
ELEG5755 Optical Communication and Interconnects
ELEG5756 Intellectual Property Management & Technology Commercialization
ELEG5757 Wearable Bioelectronics
ELEG5758 VLSI Digital Signal Processing
ELEG5802 Research and Development Project


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