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CUSA1075 Wonderful World of Physics 奇妙的物理世界


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(Last update on: 26 August 2022)



Key facts for Summer 2022:

Date:   29 October, 5 , 12 , 19, 26 November, 3 December 2022 (18 hours)
10 December 2022* (reserved for make-up classes) 
Time:   9:30 am – 12:30 am
Teaching Platform:   Face to Face  (The Chinese University of Hong Kong) #
Enrollment:   24
Expected applicants:   Students who are promoting to S2-S3
Tuition Fee:   HKD 3,380.00

Dr. LIN Lap Ming
Dr. LEUNG Po Kin
Dr. Yu Hang Marco Lai

* This date is reserved for make-up classes in case there is any cancellation of classes due to unexpected circumstances.
# This course is offered face-to-face lessons at CUHK campus. It may switch to online teaching in accordance with the pandemic development and the policy of the university.


This course is designed for students to learn about some basic physics topics and the important role of physics in understanding the way nature works. This course also allows students to learn the applications and development of physics in the modern world. Students will learn the basic physics topics including motions and forces, optics and waves, electricity and electric circuits, energy, etc.
This course includes lectures sessions.


Organising units:
  • Biochemistry Programme, School of Life Sciences
  • Centre for Promoting Science Education, CUHK
Category:   Category II – Academy Credit-Bearing
Learning outcomes:   Upon completion of this course, students should be able to:
 Centre for Promoting Science Education, CUHK
Learning Activities:
  • to acquire a complete and solid training in basic physics
  • to appreciate the beauty of natural science
  • to learn the applications of physics in modern society
  • to develop analytical mind and ability to work independently
Medium of Instruction:   Cantonese supplemented with English
  • Lecture
  • Exercise and Assignment
  • Lab
Recognition:   No. of Academy unit(s):  1.25
* A certificate will be awarded to student who have fulfilled the course requirements.
Expected applicants:   Students who are promoting to S2-S3
Organising period:   Autumn 2020; Autumn 2021
Application Method:   SAYT Online application