University Physics

Programme Code: PHYS1001

Faculty of: Science, Department of Physics

Targeted Students: Non HKU Undergraduates

Area of Interest: Science

Credits: 6

Programme Period: July 19, 2021 to August 6, 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 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 and sound, heat and thermodynamics, electricity and magnetism, and physical optics. Conceptual ideas in physics are emphasized and the mathematical treatment is moderate.

Course Instructor(s):

Dr Judy F K CHOW

Course Outline:

Course-Outline

Programme Schedule:

Monday to Friday (14:30-18:00) (except August 5)

• 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.