Science (Group A) with an Extended Major in Artificial Intelligence Program

Science (Group A) with an Extended Major in Artificial Intelligence is designed for science students who want to learn solid knowledge in Science disciplines PLUS innovative applications of AI in their major areas. 


The world is changing fast, artificial intelligence (AI) has come to define society today in ways we never anticipated. The knowledge of AI can be a very good supplement to science subjects, which requires strong mathematical sense and relevant tools to achieve synergy. 


The pioneering SSCI-A (AI) program is designed to prepare our students for opportunities and challenges. The curriculum is cross-disciplinary and practical. Students will learn solid knowledge in one of the four relevant major science subjects PLUS innovative application of AI in their major areas. In addition, students will gain cross-disciplinary problem-solving skills and professional insights through a Design Thinking course and Professional Seminars in AI.


The Capstone Project+, with strong AI components and sponsorship from the industry, enables students to practice AI applications on real-world problems.


Students should expect to take approximately one additional course per term throughout four years. Upon satisfactory completion, students will be awarded a “BSc in (Mathematics / Physics / Ocean Science and Technology / Data Science and Technology) with an Extended Major in Artificial Intelligence”.


Career Prospects:  

The knowledge of AI, together with cross-disciplinary problem-solving skills, will provide students with an additional competitive edge in the job market. These students are more self-motivated and open-minded learners and these attributes are essential and appreciated by most employers. 


Students will enjoy career opportunities relevant to their majors PLUS opportunities from new industry and business developed from AI. Careers include Machine Learning Modellers / Consultants, AI Associates in Banks, Deep Learning Scientists, Data Analysts, AI Algorithm Engineers and Environmental Consultants etc.




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