FYP Schedule

The final year project (FYP) is a year-long project that evolves through five phases:

1. Proposal

You have from June 1 to Sept. 22 (114 days) to brainstorm, research, read and plan. In general, this report tells what you plan to do for your FYP. It is due in

2. Progress report

You have from Sept. 22 to Feb. 16 (147 days) to do the bulk of your project work. In general, this report tells what you've been doing and what you still plan to do. It is due in

3. Final report

You have from Feb. 17 to April 19 (62 days) to finalize your work, test it, evaluate it and document it. In general, this report tells what you did and what your conclusions are. It is due in (Note: your Self-Assessment Report is due at the same time.)

4. Poster

After you finish your final report, you need to make a poster to summarize your FYP. It is due on April 21. It is usally displayed on the 1/F near LTA during early May.

5. Presentation

You have until late April May to prepare and practice for your oral presentation. This is the climax of your project, when you tell your advisor and second reader what you did. For some students, it is the climax of their entire university education, so feel free to invite your parents and friends to attend.


Note: the number of days displayed above may be slightly inaccurate for users outside of Hong Kong.




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