Mathematical Laboratory and Modeling

Programme Code: MATH1641

Faculty of: Science, Department of Mathematics

Targeted Students: Non HKU Postgraduate Students, Non HKU Undergraduates

Area of Interest: Science

Credits: 6

Programme Period: July 12, 2021 to July 30, 2021

Programme Fee: HKD 11,600

Early Bird Discount (Deadline : February 28, 2021)
– 5% discount on programme fee

Partnership Discount*:
– 10% discount on programme fee (HKU Exchange Partners’ students)
*This discount is not in conjunction with other discounts

Deadline for Application: May 31, 2021

Online Application: APPLY NOW

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.

Pre-requisite/ Additional requirements:

High score in NCEE (Gaokao) math or in AP Calculus, or Good grade in IB Math (DP) or in GCE A-level Further/Pure math, or Equivalent.

Applicants should provide a list of current courses and past exam result sheets or transcripts.

Course Outline:


Programme Schedule:

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday (09:30 – 12:30)

(Note: Prerecorded lectures, plus live lectures and live tutorials which would be recorded. Arrangement of Tests and exam is not fixed yet; but it would be in-class or would be held in evening.)

• 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.