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TC S831F
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Emerging Testing Methodologies & Technologies
Start Date
Course Level Length in Terms Credits
Fees ($)
(including lab fees)
Future Terms
Aut 2018
Postgraduate 1 term 5
Aut 2019

Course Coordinator: Dr. Fred Lee, BSc (Hons); PhD (HK PolyU)

Fees: This course will be charged via a lock-in fee system. Please refer to the fee table ‘2017 Autumn term courses’ (pages 24–26).

Important notes
This course will be taught through a part-time face-to-face mode. Lectures and tutorials will be scheduled on Saturdays or Sundays. Please note that the presentation of this course is subject to final approval by the University. Any details of this course may be changed without further notice.

The overall aims of this course are to provide students with comprehensive knowledge of emerging methodologies and technologies for various products in three major disciplines of Testing and Certification, including electrical and electronic, physical and mechanical, chemical and microbiological.

The course covers the following topics:

  • Background of testing methodologies and technologies in the Testing and Certification Industry

  • Testing methodologies and technologies for the following areas:

- Electrical and electronic testing

- Physical and mechanical testing

- Chemical and microbiological testing

Learning support
There will be regular lecture and tutorial classes spread throughout the course. In addition, two three-hour day schools will be provided to students. The day schools aim to enhance students' practical knowledge of the subjects they will learn about in the lectures.

The course assessment will include both a continuous assessment portion (50%) and a written examination (50%). The continuous assessment portion will include one assignment, a quiz and a mini-project.

Online requirement
This course is supported by the Online Learning Environment (OLE). You can find the latest course information from the OLE. Through the OLE, you can communicate electronically with your lecturer as well as other students. To access the OLE, you will need to have access to the Internet. The use of the OLE is required for the study of this course.

Students will need access to a computer system suitable for connecting to the Internet.

Set book(s)
There are no set books for this course.