Engineering Science in Response to Global Challenges

Programme Code: ENGSC1010

Faculty of: Engineering, Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering

Level-of-study: S4-S6

Area of Interest: Science

Programme Period: July 25, 2022 to July 29, 2022

Programme Schedule: Monday to Friday (09:30 - 12:30, 14:30 - 17:30)

Programme Fee: HKD 6,800

Teaching Mode: Online

Discount(s) on Programme Fee:
20% - Academy Summer Scholarship / HKUSI Alumni Discount
10% - Referral Discount / HKU Members Discount
5% - Early Bird Discount (Deadline: February 28, 2022) / Private Discount
* All discounts are NOT in conjunction with any other discounts.
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Deadline for Application:
June 24, 2022

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This programme has been changed from face-to-face to online delivery mode.

Course Description:

Future engineers and leaders of innovation are expected to have the solid engineering skills and in-depth interdisciplinary knowledge needed to take on many of the global challenges that humankind faces. This course is a 5-day introductory course for S4-S6 secondary school students who want to have an overview in engineering science at the university level. Through lectures and hands-on opportunities such as problem-solving and various activities, students will learn about the latest development in the engineering science field. This course covers 5 rapidly developing engineering research areas; industry 4.0, robotics, extended reality – a gateway to the Metaverse, healthcare systems engineering and 3D printing.

Course Instructor(s):

Prof. GQ Huang, Prof. N Xi, Dr. CKL Or, Dr. HH Cheung, Dr. Leith Chan, Mr. Bill Chan

Course Outline:



• Students of non-credit bearing programmes will receive a certificate upon programme completion. Students of credit-bearing programmes can apply a transcript stated with HKU credits, please contact your home institution about the issue related to HKU credits recognition.

• You understand that you must be available for the entire duration of the programme, from the start to the end of the programme. 20% absence is allowed for emergencies or sick leave with legitimate reason and official letterhead proof for the absence. Students have the responsibility to contact the programme coordinator and/or teacher concerned about this ahead of time. No exceptions will be made, unless prior approval has been given. You are expected to be punctual for all classes and tutorials. Unexcused cases of lateness may count as absence. Students who fail to achieve an 80% of attendance or absence without legitimate reason and official letterhead proof for the absence will not be awarded the HKU Credits or the Certificate of Completion.