Project Selection Schedule

Final Year Project Selection for 2017-2018

  1. Project information and library resources
    Period: 6 March 2017
    1. (i) Year 3 tutor will give a briefing session.
    2. (ii) Project information such as titles and descriptions will be posted in the department homepage:
  2. Discussion of project (first-round selection)
    Period: 7 March – 21 March 2017

    Students will approach potential supervisors and discuss the requirements and duration of their interested projects. (If possible, please arrange meetings with supervisors in groups.)

    GPA requirements:
    6-unit project: cumulative GPA >= 2.75
    3/6 or 3 unit project: no GPA requirement
    (After consulting their potential supervisor, students may change a 3/6-unit project into a 3-unit or 6-unit project right at the time of project selection.)

  3. Submission of project selection form
    Date: 22 March 2017

    Students will submit the project selection form to Miss Eve Li at Physics Department Office ( If necessary, the selection process will be repeated until all students are accommodated.

  4. Project assignment and result posting
    Date: 5 April 2017

  • All students are required to take the Final Year Project, which can be independent research or literature review.
  • The mid-point project assessment will take place in November 2017. Extension of any 3/6-unit projects to 6-unit is possible provided that the students have the support of the supervisor.
  • During the mid-point assessment, early termination of a 6-unit project after one semester is also possible if the student performs poorly.

Download Project Selection Form