Hong Kong Polytechnic University

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Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Type Public
Established 1994 (1994)
Chancellor Leung Chun-ying
President Timothy W. Tong
Location Hung Hom, Hong Kong
Campus Urban
Website polyu.edu.hk
LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/edu/school?id=12878

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU or HKPU) is a public university located in Hung Hom, Hong Kong. The history of PolyU can be traced back to 1937, and it assumed full university status in 1994. It is one of the funded institutions of the territory's University Grants Committee (UGC).

PolyU has an international faculty and student community and has developed a global network with more than 440 institutions in 47 countries and regions. The university enrolled approximately 21,900 students and ranked 162 globally among universities with research reputation in U.S. News & World Reports 2016 rankings.[1]

Informatics programs

Health and clinical informatics

The following health/clinical informatics options exist for potential students:

M.S. in Health Informatics
"Students need to complete 30 credits comprising 3 compulsory, 2 core and 2 elective subjects plus a dissertation (or students can choose another 3 core/elective subjects of the programme to replace the dissertation)."
Available online? No
Program URL: https://fhss.polyu.edu.hk/en/education/mschi.html

Additional external links


  1. "Hong Kong Polytechnic University". U.S. News & World Report - Best Global Universities. U.S. News & World Report LLP. http://www.usnews.com/education/best-global-universities/hong-kong-polytechnic-university-500421. Retrieved 05 November 2016.