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Since 2004, hundreds of graduates have completed our fulltime undergraduate programmes in computing and contributed to the local IT/computing sector. Our aim is always the same: to make our graduates winners through:

Graduates and Employment

OUHK is one of the largest producers of computing graduates among the local public universities. There were 155 graduates from our fulltime undergraduate programmes in 2017. The employment rate has been very high for the past 10 years, wandering around the 90% to 95% level.

OUHK computing graduates are found working in major corporations and organizations in HK, including the public sector such as Hospital Authority and MPFA, universities, financial institutions, technology enterprises, and start-ups.

Career Development

OUHK computing graduates are encourage to continue their career in IT/computing. The IT sector is therefore their preferred career starting point. Every year, large IT companies and startups are invited to come and educate our students on career development and job opportunities, in events such as SetSail: Computing and Engineering Career Conference. Since 2014, the following employers have come to SetSails: HKT, PCCW Solutions, ICO Group, IT Apps, Green Tomato, Networld Technology Limited, Mobigator Technology Group, Kolorbox and Altitude Labs, etc.

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Graduates' Employment Surveys

Graduate Survey 2017/2018
Starting SalaryN = 89
Survey DateDec 2017
ProgrammeBCOMPHITJ
Maximum$22,000
Mean$15,358
Top 5 Types of Positions
Position TypesPercentage
System Analysis/Programming86.4%
Admin/Management4.5%
Banking and Finance2.2%
Marketing / Sales2.2%
Teaching / Lecturing2.2%
Graduates' Perception of the Computing Programme
5-pt Likert Scale (5 - Strong Agree and 1 Strongly Disagree)N = 73
The overall quality of this programme is satisfactory.4.04
The quality of the Computing courses is satisfactory.4.05
The variety and content of choices of final year elective courses are acceptable.3.92
The programme has prepared me for my future career.3.93
I have received sufficient information about studying in the programme.4.01
The management of the programme is satisfactory.3.92
I am satisfied with the quality of academic advising3.86
I am satisfied with access to the faculty/academic staff members.3.95
I am satisfied with interactions with the faculty/academic staff members.3.97
I have a positive outlook in a career in Computing3.90
I am satisfied with the overall learning experience in this programme.3.97
In general, I have enjoyed my student life in this programme.4.00

Graduate Survey 2016/2017
Starting SalaryN = 87
Survey DateDec 2016
ProgrammeBCOMPHITJ
Median$15,000
Top 3 Types of Positions
Position TypesPercentage
System Analysis/Programming84.6%
Admin/Management7.7%
Banking and Finance2.2%

Major employment destinations include PCCW, MTR, BOCHK, Sina, Green Tomato, CherryPick, ESRI, ICO, Mobigator, HK Government, etc.

Graduates' Perception of the Computing Programme
5-pt Likert Scale (5 - Strong Agree and 1 Strongly Disagree)N = 90
The overall quality of this programme is satisfactory.3.9
The quality of the Computing courses is satisfactory.3.9
The variety and content of choices of final year elective courses are acceptable.3.8
The programme has prepared me for my future career.4.0
I have received sufficient information about studying in the programme.3.9
The management of the programme is satisfactory.3.9
I am satisfied with the quality of academic advising3.8
I am satisfied with the access to the faculty/academic staff members.4.0
I am satisfied with the interactions to the faculty/academic staff members.4.0
I have a positive outlook in a career in Computing3.8
I am satisfied with the overall learning experience in this programme.3.9

Graduate Survey 2015/2016
Starting SalaryHonours DegreesOrdinary Degrees
Survey DateDec 2015Dec 2015
Maximum$30,000$19,000
Median$14,000 to $15,000$14,500
Top 5 Types of Positions

Position TypesPercentage
System Analysis/Programming83.7%
Admin10.2%
Banking and Finance3.1%
Marketing2.0%
Teaching1.0%

Graduate Survey 2014/2015
Starting SalaryHonours DegreesOrdinary Degrees
Survey DateDec 2014Dec 2014
Maximum$20,500$15,000
Average$13,000 to $14,500$12,000

Graduate Survey 2014/2015 
Survey DateDec 2014
Bachelor of Science with Hons in Computing (JUPAS 9707) Graduate Responded27*
Employment25
Further Study in Fulltime Mode1
Bachelor of Computing with Honours (BCOMPHITF) Graduates Responded16*
Employment15
Further Study in Fulltime Mode0
Bachelor of Science in Web Technologies (BSCWTF) Graduates Responded23*
Employment19
Further Study in Fulltime Mode1
Bachelor of Science with Honours in Web Technologies (BSCHWTF) Graduates Res.22*
Employment20
Further Study in Fulltime Mode1

Graduate Survey 2013/2014
Starting SalaryHonours DegreesOrdinary Degrees
Survey DateDec 2013Dec 2013
Maximum$19,000$15,000
Average$13,000$11,500

Graduate Survey 2013/2014 
Survey DateDec 2013
Bachelor of Science with Hons in Computing (JUPAS 9707) Graduate Responded24*
Employment23
Further Study in Fulltime Mode1
Bachelor of Computing (BCOMPF) Graduates Responded53*
Employment43
Further Study in Fulltime Mode3
Bachelor of Computing with Honours (BCOMPHITF) Graduates Responded19*
Employment18
Further Study in Fulltime Mode0
Bachelor of Science in Web Technologies (BSCWTF) Graduates Responded20*
Employment17
Further Study in Fulltime Mode1
Bachelor of Science with Honours in Web Technologies (BSCHWTF) Graduates Res.14*
Employment14
Further Study in Fulltime Mode0

Graduate Survey 2012/2013
Starting SalaryHonours DegreesOrdinary Degrees
Survery DateDec 2012Dec 2012
Maximum$18,000$22,000
Average$12,500$12,000

Graduate Survey 2012 
Survey DateDec 2012
Bachelor of Science with Hons in Computing (JUPAS 9707) Graduate Responded28*
Employment27
Further Study in Fulltime Mode0
Bachelor of Computing (BCOMPF) Graduates Responded44*
Employment40
Further Study in Fulltime Mode1
Bachelor of Computing with Honours (BCOMPHITF) Graduates Responded9*
Employment9
Further Study in Fulltime Mode0
Bachelor of Science in Web Technologies (BSCWTF) Graduates Responded10*
Employment10
Further Study in Fulltime Mode0

Graduate Survey 2011/2012
Starting SalaryHonours DegreesOrdinary Degrees
Maximum$15,500$15,000
Average$11,250 - $11,500$10,500

Graduate Survey 2011 
Survey DateDec 2011
Bachelor of Science with Hons in Computing (JUPAS 9707) Graduate Responded27*
Employment25
Further Study in Fulltime Mode1
Bachelor of Computing (BCOMPF) Graduates Responded49*
Employment43
Further Study in Fulltime Mode5
Bachelor of Computing with Honours (BCOMPHITF) Graduates Responded23*
Employment23
Further Study in Fulltime Mode0

the caption is Some of the graduates and professors after the graduation ceremony 2016 making the 'C' gesture for computing
Some of the graduates and professors after the graduation ceremony 2016 making the 'C' gesture for computing

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