Special Notice


The School of Continuing and Professional Studies of The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUSCS) will undergo system upgrade on 3 October 2020 (Saturday). Limited services on over-the-counter enquiries will be provided at Learning Centres, while enrollment and payment services will be suspended. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.



In line with the CUHK announcement on latest development of the pandemic situation, CUSCS will take necessary measures to return to full operation gradually.

  • Higher Diploma and Diploma in Foundation Studies Programmes – All classes will be conducted online.  Face-to-face class delivery will be resumed when the pandemic stabilizes and situation permits.
  • Part-time Professional and Continuing Education Programmes – Face-to-face class delivery will be resumed by phase from 31 August 2020.  Instructors and students will be contacted individually for details.
  • CUSCS Learning Centres – The operating hours for over-the-counter enquiries and enrollment services will resume to normal from 31 August 2020.  Please check here for details. 

For protection of health of students and staff, users of CUSCS Learning Centres are required to observe the COVID-19 monitoring measures. Users are required to wear a face mask, perform temperature screening and use hand sanitizer when entering the Learning Centres.   Individuals under compulsory quarantine or with respiratory infection symptoms should stay home.

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System Development & Programming

Introduction to Python Programming

Course No. : 202-179600-02|Start Date : 24/07/2020

Admission Requirements

Participants are expected to have knowledge in PC and Internet operations. Prior experience in programming or HTML will be beneficial, but not essential.


CUSCS Instructor

Language Used

Cantonese (supplemented with English)

Total Hours

30 hour(s)




Tsimshatsui Oriental Learning Centre

Start Date



Friday (This course will be conducted online until face-to-face classes can be resumed)


18:45 - 21:45

Tuition Fee

HK$ 3,560.00


General Short Courses

Course Enquiries

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Enrolment Enquiries

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Closing Date for Application

Enrolment deadline is 10 calendar days before the course commencement date. Late enrolment will only be considered if there are still vacant places.



Python is a general purpose scripting language that are being used to develop websites like Google and Yahoo. This course is desgined for beginners and will cover Python from basic to feature like using Google Web Services. Topics include:1) Basic Python structure and syntax; 2) Control and Iteration; 3) Functions; 4) Files, Strings and Lists; 5) Regular Expressions; 6) Network and Web Services.

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