Cross-Institutional Course Enrolment Scheme

Information for CityU BSCM students taking courses offered by HKBU

List of HKBU Mathematics Courses to be Offered to CityU Mathematics Students

Semester 1, 2021/22

Course Code Course Title Credit Units Quota for Visiting Students
Markov Chain and Queuing Theory
MATH 4816
Optimization Theory and Techniques

Semester 2, 2021/22

Course Code Course Title Credit Units Quota for Visiting Students
Introduction to Imaging Science
Dynamic Programming & Stochastic Programming

Course details and class schedules can be found at HKBU’s website.

Application Procedures and Details

  1. CityU BSCM students are required to fill in an excel file, a photo* sized 40mm (width) x 50mm (height) (with your name on the back) and submit them together with your Online Grade Display to the Department of Mathematics (MA), CityU. MA will seek approval from the BSCM Assistant Major Leader and forward the endorsed applications to the Department of Mathematics, HKBU. Students will be informed of the application result by the offering university via MA CityU. Acceptance of the student is at the discretion of HKBU, taking into account its quota availability and other relevant factors.
  2. Students can only take HKBU Mathematics Course(s) which offered to CityU MA students as mentioned above.
  3. Students admitted to a course will be officially registered as visiting students at HKBU and are required to participate fully in the course, which includes completion of coursework and examinations, if applicable.
  4. All the credits gained can be counted as fulfilling the Major Elective requirements for the BSCM programme subject to approval of credit transfer for the courses taken is being granted.
  5. Students who wish to drop/withdraw from the course should submit their request with justifications in writing to the CM Major Leader before the deadline. MA will forward the request to HKBU for processing.
  6. Application fee and tuition fee have been waived as agreed by both CityU and HKBU.

*If you want submit the photo in softcopy, please refer to the University Student Card Photo Upload System for the photograph requirements.

Course Registration, Examination and Grade Results

  1. Students will be informed of course registration and examination details by HKBU.
  2. Grade will be given to students at the end of a course, and result will be sent to CityU by HKBU. To comply with the requirement of the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance, the consent of MA students for the release of the results to MA, CityU will be sought during the course application stage.

Academic Calendar and Examination at HKBU

The teaching weeks and examination periods of academic year 2021/2022 are as follows:

    Teaching Period
    Examination Period
    6 September - 4 December 2021
    9 - 22 December 2021
    10 January - 23 April 2022
    29 April - 16 May 2022

Academic Calendar 2021-2022

Credit Transfer

Students are required to fill in an application form for credit transfer and submit it to the Department of Mathematics, CityU within 3 working days upon receiving the transcript of the relevant HKBU course(s). Applications for credit transfer will be considered on condition that the students have attained at least grade C or above in the selected HKBU course(s).


Department of Mathematics, HKBU

Room FSC1219, Level 12
Fong Shu Chuen Building
Ho Sin Hang Campus
Hong Kong Baptist University
Kowloon Tong
Hong Kong
Tel: +852 3411-2346
Fax: +852 3411-5811

Department of Mathematics, CityU

Room Y6524, Yeung Kin Man Academic Building
City University of Hong Kong
83 Tat Chee Avenue
Kowloon Tong
Hong Kong
Tel: +852 3442-8643
Fax: +852 3442-0250


Last update: 24 December 2021