BEng in Data Science and Engineering

Programme Learning Outcomes

Programme Learning Outcomes (PLO) for BEng(DS&E)

Upon successful completion of the curriculum, students should be able to:

PLO a - apply knowledge of data science and engineering technologies to data science applications appropriate to the programme outcomes and to the discipline

PLO b - apply knowledge of data science and engineering technologies to the abstraction and conceptualization of data science applications

PLO c - analyze a data-centric problem, and identify and define the data science and engineering methodologies and technologies appropriate to its solution

PLO d - design, implement, and evaluate a data science solution, process, component, or programme to meet desired needs with appropriate consideration for public health and safety, social and environmental considerations

PLO e - function effectively on teams to accomplish a common goal

PLO f - demonstrate an understanding of professional, ethical, legal, security and social issues and responsibilities

PLO g - communicate effectively with a range of audiences

PLO h - analyze the local and global impact of data science technology on individuals, organizations, and society

PLO i - recognize the need for and an ability to engage in continuing professional development

PLO j - use current techniques, skills, and tools necessary for data science and engineering practice with an understanding of the limitations

Relationship to HKU Educational Aims

Relationship of BEng(DS&E) Programme Learning Outcomes to HKU Educational Aims

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HKU Educational Aims

Programme Learning Outcomes

Pursuit of academic/
professional excellence, critical intellectual enquiry and life-long learning

 

Tackling novel situations and
 ill-defined problems

Critical self-reflection, greater understanding of others, and upholding personal and professional ethics

Intercultural communication and global citizenship

 

Communication and collaboration

 

Leadership and advocacy for the improvement of the human condition

 

 

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