Final Year Project (FYP) Schedule

The 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.
    Click here to download a sample FYP proposal template.
    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. 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.

  5. Poster
    After you finish your final report, you need to make a poster to summarize your FYP. It is due on April 21.

    Note: the number of days, hours and minutes displayed above may not be accurate for users outside of Hong Kong.

Meeting Your CT

The CSE Department wants all students to learn to write good academic reports, so all FYP students are required to meet with their CT twice during the year:

You can also meet with your CT during any of the following times if you want:

Thanks to Robert Vahid Hashemian for the JavaScript for the countdown ticker on this page.

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