Why Physics in HKU?

study Physics in HKU

  1. The University of Hong Kong (HKU) is the oldest and well established university in Hong Kong.
  2. HKU allow students to major or minor in Astronomy or Physics. Option of Major in Mathematics/Physics offered together with dept. of Mathematics is also available.
  3. The available options are very flexible in order to provide the opportunity to students to make the best possible choices for their chosen career paths.
  4. The class size is small, the teacher-student ratio is high, and the atmosphere is friendly.
  5. We have large variety of courses for students to choose from.
  6. HKU graduates have a wide range of career opportunities and have a great record of finding employment.
  7. Our teaching staff are committed to teaching students analytical and problem solving skills which are essential for any career.
  8. There are opportunities for research for undergraduate students (two courses, PHYS3999 and PHYS4999), as well as postgraduate studies in Physics.
  9. Physics Department at HKU has facilities for research in different areas of physics (see pages of research groups here).
  10. Research efforts are internationally recognized. Number of publications in refereed journals per year is in the range 140-160, average impact factor was 4.4 in 2013, and the average annual number of citations is about 2000.