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STEM1020 Robotics in the Real-World (STEM) 現實生活中的機械人
Wednesday, June 19, 2019
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Key facts for Summer 2019:

Date:   19 - 21, 24 - 25, 27 - 28 June & 2 - 4 July 2019
26 June & 5 July 2019 * (make-up class)
Time:   09:30 - 16:30
Tuition Fee:   HKD $3,500.00
Students who have attended all sessions will be granted a HKD $1,000 scholarship


* This date is reserved for make-up class in case there is any cancellation of classes due to bad weather or other unexpected factors.



The course will cover some basic elements within robotics, from the introduction to the role of robotics in the modern society, the history and the state-of-the-art developments in robotics, to some basic concepts in robotics related to the modelling, control and feedback. In addition to lecture classes, the hands-on component would allow students to apply their learnt knowledge to enable robot manipulators to perform some specific tasks.


Organising units:
  • Faculty of Engineering, CUHK
  • Faculty of Science, CUHK
  • Centre for Promoting Science Education, CUHK
Category:   Category I – University Credit-Bearing
Learning outcomes:   Upon completion of this course, students should be able to:
  1. Appreciate the role of robotics in the modern society and its challenges
  2. Learn about the components of a robot or robotic system
  3. Extend STEM knowledge learnt in secondary education to the study of robotics
  4. Gain hands-on experience in commanding robot arms to perform different actions
Learning Activities:
  1. Lectures
  2. Exercise and Assignment (Assessment)
  3. Lab
  4. Case Discussion (Tutorial)
  5. Guest talk
Medium of Instruction:   Cantonese supplemented with English
  1. Short test or Exam
  2. Project Demo
Recognition:   No. of Academy unit(s):  3 university credits*
*Students who complete the course and meet its requirement can apply for credit exemption when they study at CUHK
Expected applicants:   Students who are studying in S6 (must have taken one in Science course)
Science course include Biology, Chemistry, Combined Science, Physics, Information and Communication Technology, Design and Applied Technology and Mathematics Extended Module 1 or 2.
Organising period:    Summer 2019
Application method:   SAYT Online application