|July - August 2013|
for Gifted Students
Linear Algebra I
Course description: Linear algebra has wide applications to diverse areas in natural science, engineering, management and social science. Instructed by university teachers, the course "Linear Algebra I" (MATH2101) will provide gifted secondary school students with the basic concept of linear structure through many concrete examples in the Euclidean spaces. Upon satisfactory completion of the course, students will be awarded six credits if they eventually study in the faculty of science at HKU (for other HKU faculties, subject to further approval).
Course contents: Same as a regular university course at HKU, this course will comprise lectures and tutorials. It will cover basic theory of linear algebra in the following areas:
Assessment: Assignments (10%), two midterm tests (40%) and one final exam (50%)
Dates: July 2 - August 31, 2013 (Sat only)
Venue: The University of Hong Kong
Eligibility: Local/ Mainland/ Oversea High School Students
Pre-requisite: Applicants need to obtain good results in a screening test (will be held on June 1, 2013 for applicants with Hong Kong Identity Cards) given by HKU Department of Mathematics.
Language of Instruction: English
Programme Fee: HK$4,260
Programme Webpage and Online Application: Please visit http://www.als.hku.hk/summer/content.php?id=69 or visit http://www.als.hku.hk/summer/, and click "For Secondary School Students", and then "Linear Algebra I", and follow the instructions. Application deadline is March 15, 2013 for non-local students and April 30, 2013 for HKID card holders.
Additional Supporting Documents: Transcripts
|Dr. Guangyue HAN or Dr. Yuk Kam LAU|
|Tel: 28592250   Email: AMGS@maths.hku.hk|