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Entrance Year Sept 2021

Programme Code JS3014

Mode of Study Full-time

Normal Duration

2 years

Programme Intake 51

Fund Type Government-Funded

Credits Required for Graduation


Programme Leaders

Dr C.H. Lam
BSc, PhD

Aims and Characteristics

Programme Aims and Learning Outcomes

Students gain comprehensive foundational knowledge and skills in applied physics, instrumentation and materials technology.

The broad-based design of the programme enables graduates to seek promising careers in the following industries/sectors:

  • Industries that use advanced technology based on scientific instrumentation;
  • Industries that require the specification, selection and processing of metals, ceramics, plastics and advanced materials; and
  • The sales and service departments of commercial or trading companies that deal with high-technology equipment and materials.

The programme provides a route of articulation to degree programmes.

Programme Characteristics

This programme is unique in Hong Kong and has a long history, having been launched in 1978. Many of our graduates have already attained senior positions in the industrial and commercial sectors.

The broad-based design of the programme enhances graduates' competitiveness and adaptability in the dynamic economic and technological environment of Hong Kong.

Graduates can also pursue further studies in many different fields at local and overseas universities.

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