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Summer Courses 2021 of Science Academy for Young Talent, Faculty of Science, The Chinese University of Hong Kong


Established by the Faculty of Science, CUHK in 2010, Science Academy for Young Talent is dedicated to nurturing secondary school students who are talented in science by providing different enrichment courses. This summer, our Academy is planning to offer 20 science summer courses:

Category I-University Credit Bearing

(Students who complete the course and meet its requirement can opt for credit exemption when they study at CUHK)

  1. SAYT1114 Number Theory and Crytography (EPYMT)
  2. SAYT1134 Towards Differential Geometry (EPYMT)
  3. SAYT1014 Towards Modern Algebra (EPYMT)
  4. SAYT1034 Complex Numbers and Analytic Geometry (EPYMT)
  5. SAYT1084 Introduction to Discrete Mathematics (EPYMT)
  6. SAYT1001 Bondings in Organic Compounds and Reactivity and Selectivity of Organic Reactions
  7. SAYT1005 Introduction to University Physics
  8. SAYT1016 Unlocking the Secrets of Randomness: from Paradoxes to Sport Predictive Modelling to Algorithmic Trading
  9. STEM1040 A Trilogy of Hands-on Machine Learning

Category II-Academy Credit Bearing

(Student can accumulate credits which will be regarded as “Other Learning Experiences” when applying for university)

  1. CUSA1021 Analysis in Modern Chemistry
  2. CUSA1041 Essentials of Organic Chemistry
  3. CUSA1071 How Chemistry Works (for junior form students)
  4. CUSA1091 Artistic and Colourful Chemistry
  5. CUSA1101 Introduction to Environmental Chemistry
  6. CUSA1003 Molecular Biology and Biotechnology: An Introduction
  7. CUSA2023 Introduction to Bionics (for junior form students)
  8. CUSA1045 Discovering the Universe
  9. CUSA1085 The Space Explorer’s Survival Guide to the Universe
  10. CUSA1026 Statistical Modeling and Big Data Analysis
  11. CUSA1007 Climate Physics and Chemistry

These courses are designed for students ranging from S1 to S6. Subjects include statistics, life sciences, physics and earth system science. The courses are now open for application until 16 April 2021.

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