FS4002 Industrial Attachment Scheme (IAS)
Students accepting the IAS offer will be registered on a 3-credit units course FS4002 Industrial Attachment Scheme by the Co-operative Education Centre in summer. Students of the Department of Electronic Engineering (EE) will use IAS to fulfil Engineering Training II and registration will be done by the Department. Students of the Department of Architecture and Civil Engineering (ACE) will be registered on either FS4002 or an ACE course as advised by the Department. The status of FS4002 in a programme major varies from department to department. Students are advised to consult their respective departments.
The maximum number of credit units permitted for a degree is as follows:
- 4-year degree: 144 credit units (Academic Regulations 4.1)
- Advanced Standing I: 114 credit units (Academic Regulations 6.4.1)
- Advanced Standing II: 84 credit units (Academic Regulations 6.5.1)
Students who have exceeded the maximum credit units permitted will not be allowed to register for further courses in subsequent semesters / terms except for (a) those pursuing a double major or double degree paying the extra credits; or (b) those who have been granted special approval to exceed the maximum credit limit due to change of home major. For details, students are advised to check with the Academic Regulations and Records Office (ARRO) and/or their parent department.
If a student anticipates that he / she will exceed the maximum credit limit upon the enrolment of FS4002 (3 credit units), they should seek advice from the Co-operative Education Centre and his / her parent department before submitting the application.