Mathematical Laboratory and Modeling (6-credit HKU course)

Programme Code: HS-MATH1641

Faculty of: Science, Department of Mathematics

Level-of-study: S4-S6

Area of Interest: Science

Programme Period: July 11, 2022 to July 29, 2022

Programme Schedule: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday (09:30 - 12:30)

Programme Fee: HKD 8,520

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.
For further details, please visit here.

Deadline for Application:
June 10, 2022

Online ApplicationAPPLY NOW

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

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 Management. Students may need to bring their own notebooks.

No. of Credits: 6 HKU Credits

Targeted Students:


Pre-requisite/ Additional requirements:

For S5 or above, or Equivalent; Applicants should provide a list of current courses plus the examination results of the first, second and third most recent semesters.

Course Outline:



Prerecorded lectures, plus hybrid lectures (online+f2f) and hybrid tutorials (online+f2f) which would be recorded.
Arrangement of Tests and exam is not fixed yet; but it would be online.

• 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.