War, Peace, and the Natural World

Note to HKU Students: *Should you be interested in applying for the above programme, please register in SIS system during the summer add/drop period in June 2021.*   Course Description: Read More…

University Physics

Course Description: This is an introductory, calculus-based physics course for the students who want to have an overview in physics at the university level. It covers mechanics, gravitation, oscillations, waves Read More…

Introduction to Astronomy

Course Description: This is an introductory course on astronomy, including both the observational aspect of the field and a descriptive survey of the solar system, the Sun, stars, galaxies and Read More…

Techniques of Counting

Course Description: Counting is one of the very first topics one encounters in mathematics. While the subject generally requires little prerequisite, it is so deep and broad that many elegant Read More…

Mathematical Laboratory and Modeling

Course Description: This course introduces elementary mathematical modeling techniques. Also, a powerful and free software Scilab would be taught and used to study models in Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Ecology and Read More…

University Mathematics I

Course Description: Calculus is a branch of mathematics that finds wide applications in science, economics and finance, engineering and many other areas. This is a first course in one-variable calculus. Read More…

Virtual Worlds, Real Bodies

Programme Description: “Virtual Worlds, Real Bodies”, jointly conducted by the Department of Industrial Engineering, Common Core, and Summer Institute of HKU, explores the possibilities of creating virtual worlds and communities. Read More…