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Summer Courses 2022 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. To provide opportunity for students to acquire more scientific knowledge, our Academy is planning to offer 14 courses during July to August 2022:

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.           STEM1050 Micro-and Nano-technology for Biosensing (face-to-face teaching only)

2.           SAYT1001 Bondings in Organic Compounds, and Reactivity and Selectivity of Organic Reactions

3.           SAYT1016 Data Science: Inference, Prediction and Learning

Category II-Academy Credit Bearing

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

1.           CUSA1071 How Chemistry Works

2.           CUSA1081 Some Amazing Discoveries in Science: Principles behind, their Importance, and their Applications

3.           CUSA1091 Artistic and Colourful Chemistry

4.           CUSA1013 Great Discoveries in Biomedical Sciences (face-to-face teaching only)

5.           CUSA1043 Life Science in Daily Life

6.           CUSA2023 Introduction to Bionics

7.           CUSA2043 An Ocean of Inspiration and Beauty

8.           CUSA1035 Mysteries in the Atomic World (face-to-face teaching only)

9.           CUSA1085 The Space Explorer’s Survival Guide to the Universe

10.        CUSA1026 Statistical Modeling and Big Data Analytics (online teaching only)

11.        CUSA1007 Climate Physics and Chemistry

These courses are designed for students ranging from S1 to S6. Subjects include statistics, chemistry, life sciences, physics and earth system science. Please note that unless otherwise specified, the courses will be conducted through face-to-face teaching at the CUHK and may change to online teaching depending on the pandemic development. The courses are now open for application:

I.       STEM1050 Micro-and Nano-technology for Biosensing:  18 April - 13 May 2022

II.     Others Science Academy for Young Talent courses: 18 April - 31 May 2022

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