Entrance Year Sept 2021
Programme Code 11439-OPT
Mode of Study Full-time
Normal Duration 2 years
Programme Intake 34
Fund Type Government-Funded
Credits Required for Graduation 65
Prof. F. Yan
Prof. F. Yan
Aims and Characteristics
Programme Aims & Learning Outcomes
The principal aim of the programme is to provide students with solid and practical training in optoelectronics. Optoelectronics is one of the fastest growing sectors in the global market due to its vast applications, such as light emitting diodes (LEDs), organic LEDs, lasers, image sensors and optical fibres. Industries in Hong Kong and the Pearl River Delta region are particularly drawn to this rapidly developing sector, and are swiftly moving away from traditional manual labour intensive manufacturing to high-return and high-technology oriented production and R&D. To address the needs of such industries, the programme emphasises optoelectronic system design, processing and testing.
The programme also focuses on the application of physics to engineering. This combination of physics with engineering enables our graduates to perform flexibly and effectively in various careers.
Students gain the ability to analyse and solve practical engineering problems, which prepares them for complex workplace situations and technological advancements.
This is a two-year articulation programme for Higher Diploma/Associate Degree graduates in Science or Engineering. On successful completion of the programme, students will be awarded a degree of Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Engineering Physics (Optoelectronics), i.e., a BSc(Hons) degree in Engineering Physics, with a specialism in optoelectronics.
Similar to the BSc degree programme in Engineering Physics, this articulation programme amalgamates applied physics and engineering. We produce versatile graduates who can comfortably cope with Hong Kong's fast-paced and multifaceted economy as it evolves into a high-tech and high value-added productivity centre.
Students benefit from training in both physics and engineering and from familiarization with sophisticated equipment, including electron microscopes, lasers, surface coating machines and material characterisation instruments.
Student exchange programmes with academic institutions in the Chinese mainland and overseas are available. In addition, students will perform Work-Integrated Education (WIE) in the form of short-term placements, many of which are outside PolyU.