Major/Minor Options


Students incoming from September 2004 onwards may decide to take the new Major-Minor Option after they are admitted to HKU. Students from most Non-Professional Programmes may choose to follow a Major/Minor in Physics.

Astronomy Major* / Minor
Mathematics/Physics Major*
Physics Major / Minor

* Not offer to students admitted to Year 1 in 2018-2019
Major-Minor Option Details

Major and Minor Talk (03/04/2019)

Dr. Chen - Some Research Topics of Gang Chen’s Group
Dr. Ki - Studying Quantum Physics in Atomically Thin Van der Waals Crystals
Dr. Wang - Topological Phases and Emergent Phenomena
Prof. Djurišić - Optoelectronics and Nanomaterials Laboratory
Prof. Parker - PHYS3999 Directed Studies in Physics & PHYS4999 Physics Project

Important! Ultimate responsibility rests with students to ensure that the required pre-requisites and co-requisite of selected courses are fulfilled. Students must take and pass all required courses in the selected major or/and minor in order to satisfy the degree graduation requirements.

Further Enquiries 

For futher enquiries, please contact the course selection advisors of our department: Prof. H.F. Chau (, Dr. J.J.L. Lim (, Dr. S.C.Y. Ng (, Dr. J.C.S. Pun ( and Dr. M.K. Yip (

Room 518, Chong Yuet Ming Physics Building
The University of Hong Kong
Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong.
Tel.: 2859 2360
Fax: 2559 9152
Last updated on 03 April 2019