Explore Planet Earth, Its Hazards, Resources and Environmental Change

Programme Code: HS-EARTHSCI2022

Faculty of: Science, Department of Earth Sciences

Level-of-study: S2-S6

Area of Interest: Science

Programme Period: July 11, 2022 to July 15, 2022

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

Programme Fee: HKD 5,800

Teaching Mode: Online

Deadline for Application:
June 10, 2022

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Discount(s) on Programme Fee:
5% – Early Bird Discount (Deadline: February 28, 2022) / Private Discount

* All discounts are NOT in conjunction with any other discounts.
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This programme has been changed from face-to-face to online delivery mode.

Course Description:

The Objective of this course is to provide a general understanding of our planet Earth and environmental issues. Through comprehensive lectures, hands-on exercises, outdoor field trips and visits to university and government facilities, students will acquire knowledge about Earth System Science from various scientific perspectives. Students will come across basic concepts on Earth and environmental related disciplines and gain experience on scientific interpretation, which enable them to widen their horizon on their future learning development.

Credit: Non-Credit Programme

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• 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.