Master of Science in Advanced Technology and Management
Master of Science in Advanced Technology and Management
Award Title
Master of Science in Advanced Technology and Management
Offering Academic Unit
Department of Mechanical and Biomedical Engineering
Mode of Study
Combined mode

Normal Period of Study

- 1 year (full-time)
- 1.5 years (via Dissertation) (part-time / combined mode)
- 2 years (via Taught Courses) (part-time / combined mode)

Maximum Period of Study

- 2.5 years (full-time)
- 5 years (part-time / combined mode)

Credit Units Required for Graduation


Programme Aims

The evolution of the technology and the rapid expansion of global economics have generated growing needs for professionals who understand the-state-of-the-art technology and possess the entrepreneurial management for a business success. There is an increasing demand in Hong Kong, Mainland & industrialized countries for those professionals. They are entrepreneurs and creators of tomorrow. The Master of Science in Advanced Technology and Management (MSATM) Programme aims to satisfy this need, by offering a world-class quality, in-depth education opportunity that covers the integration of advanced technologies and the enterprise management. 

Programme Intended Learning Outcomes (PILOs)

Upon successful completion of this programme, students will be able to:
  1. apply state-of-the-art technologies to generate creative ethical solutions in setting up  business goals and strategies that turn a dream into a business success;
  2. apply an extensive knowledge of planning, evaluating, designing and implementing advanced technologies in an integrated environment meeting the business goals and strategies;
  3. apply analytical skills of multi-disciplinary, multi-variable engineering and engineering management to generate new ideals for the integration of technology and management; and
  4. apply effective interdisciplinary communication skills of team work, documentation and Internet / web-based methods to develop a system that reflects increasingly customer-oriented, globally competitive and dynamically changing world markets.

Programme Requirements

Programme of Study

Paths of study for the student to pursue his/her major areas including:

A. Biomedical Engineering 
B. Entrepreneurial Management 
C. Manufacturing Systems 
D. Material and Design 
E. Mechatronics 

Major Areas (A-E)
15 credit units of Core Courses + 15 credit units of Elective Courses

Paths of study:  Students may obtain the MSc degree either by completing:
• 5 core courses + 5 elective taught courses
• 5 core courses + dissertation + 2 elective taught courses

Core Courses (15 credit units)
Course CodeCourse TitleCredit UnitsRemarks
MBE5011Enterprise Technology and Management3
MBE6005Micro Systems Technology3
MBE6007Advanced Automation Technology3
MBE6022Project Development Study3@
MBE6051Sustainable Green Manufacturing3
Elective Courses (15 credit units)
Course CodeCourse TitleCredit UnitsRemarks
CS5222Computer Networks and Internets3
CS5481Data Engineering3
CS5483Data Warehousing and Data Mining3
MBE5108Human Machine Interface3
MBE6001CAD/CAM Integration3
MBE6002Computer Controlled Systems3
MBE6045Industrial Case Study3
MBE6101Manufacturing of Biomedical Devices3
MBE6102Special Topics on Advanced Structural Materials3
MBE6107Kinetics in Nanoscale Materials3
MBE6108Technology Transfer to Commercialization for Engineers3
MBE6110Mechanical Behaviour of Materials: From Metallic to Biomedical/Biological Materials3
MBE6117Biomedical-safety and Risk Assessment3
MBE6118Biomedical Photonics3
MBE6119Electron Microscopy3
SEEM5006Operations Management3
SEEM6009Project Management3
SEEM6012Technological Innovation and Entrepreneurship3
SEEM6014Asset and Maintenance Management3
SEEM6015Supply Chain Management3
SEEM6043Quality and Reliability Engineering3
SEEM8011Statistical Modeling and Design of Experiments3

@ If student takes both MBE6022 Project Development Study and MBE6008 Dissertation, the student may further pursue the case topic explored in the former course by substantially enhancing the study with new and advanced research work towards achieving the project objectives.