Colleges, Schools and Departments

In pursuit of excellence in professional education CityU’s colleges and schools encompass the full range of creative endeavour, offering students the opportunity to explore, discover and realise their full potential in their chosen career.

Explore our colleges and schools:

College of Business


The College of Business has long-standing partnerships with the mainland and Hong Kong business community that reinforce Hong Kong’s competitive edge. The college is one of the premier business schools in the world, accredited by AACSB International and EQUIS.

College of Engineering


The scope of the College of Engineering encompasses transformational research and teaching areas as diverse as computer science; civil/electronic/biomedical/systems/mechanical engineering; materials science; and architecture and building technology.

College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences

College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences (CLASS)

The College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences is committed to conducting social science research that addresses critical social issues. Research projects cover a wide range of topics that expand our understanding of the human condition and development of human values.

College of Science


The innovative programmes and world-class research offered at the College of Science maintain a meaningful impact on local, regional and global societies. Aligning closely with the strategic goals and developments of the University, the College creates new knowledge and pursues cutting-edge ideas at the frontiers of science study today.

Jockey Club College of Veterinary Medicine and Life Sciences


The Jockey Club College of Veterinary Medicine and Life Sciences, the first of its kind in Hong Kong, serves as a leading local and regional centre of excellence in research and training. The College has launched the first 6-year Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine programme in Asia designed to meet strenuous international accreditation standards.

School of Creative Media


Hong Kong is one of the most influential and productive creative media hubs in the world, and CityU’s School of Creative Media plays a central role in providing the talent that supports this well-earned reputation.

School of Data Science

School of Data Science (SDSC)

The School of Data Science is a strategic development of CityU to meet the demands of a data-driven economy in the future. It aims to become a world-class hub for excellence in this exciting new academic discipline.

School of Energy and Environment


The School of Energy and Environment is one of the few in the region to lead teaching and research in two of the most pressing issues of our time — environmental quality and sustainable development in Greater China and the Asia-Pacific region.

School of Law


The School of Law aspires to be an internationally-renowned centre for research and the teaching of law. The school is distinguished by its strong commitment to scholarship in common law, comparative law and international law, with an emphasis on Chinese law.

Chow Yei Ching School of Graduate Studies


To provide a better focus for the further development of its postgraduate programmes, the University established the School of Graduate Studies in 1994.  The School provides better coordination and strategic direction to ensure the continued development of postgraduate studies at the University.

Research Facilities & Resources

Research Facilities & Resources

To foster the interdisciplinary research, CityU has established 2 Research Institutes, 20 Research Centres, and 7 Applied Strategic Development Centres covering different areas of strategic importance.
With the approval from the Ministry of Science and Technology of China, CityU has established 2 State Key Laboratories and 1 Chinese National Engineering Research Center.

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