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Current Undergraduate

Curriculum for Students taking Second Major in Mathematical Sciences admitted in AY11/12 and AY12/13

Type Required AU Remarks

Physics Core

46 AU
(All PPHY Core)

 

Maths Core

59 AU
(All Maths Core, including Track Core)

Please refer to MAS website for detailed curriculum.
Note: Please read the mutually exlusive conditions of the MAS courses.

Physics Major PE

27 AU

At least 10 AU must be of Level 4 (Excluding PH4405 and PH4407).

Students must read either PH4405 or PH4407 for graduation requirement.

A grade of A- or better in the Honours Project (PH4405, 10 AU) is compulsory for the award of First Class Honours.

Maths Major PE

17 AU

Students are to take 17 AU of electives in the track chosen with at least 10 AU at Level 4. Please refer to MAS website for detailed curriculum.

GER Core

12 AU

 

GER PE

15 AU

1. Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences (3 AU)
2. Science, Technology and Society (3 AU)

3. Business and Management (3 AU)

4. Liberal Studies (3 AU)

5. Any type of the above GER PE (3 AU)

Total

176 AU

 

Download application form for second major in Mathematical Sciences

Applications are to be submitted by week 8 of each semester so that records can be updated by semester end.

Please refer to the Instructions to Registration of Courses for the most updated courses offered for the semester.

S/U Option does not apply to Courses which are tied to Second Major programmes, Minor programmes and Concentrations in Physics and Applied Physics programme.

Physics Core Courses
Yr Semester 1 AU Semester 2 AU

1

PH1101 - Mechanics and Relativity

 4 AU

PH1102 - Fields and Oscillations

 4 AU

1

PH1198 - Physics Lab Ia

 2 AU

PH1103 - Optics and Waves

 4 AU

1

 

 

PH1199 - Physics Lab Ib

 2 AU

 1

HW0001 - English Proficiency (As required)

 

Note: HW0001 must be taken by students who have neither been exempted nor passed the Qualifying English Test (QET). When such a case arises, students may take HW0303 after HW0001 is taken. HW0303 is offered by School of Humanities and Social Sciences.

 0 AU

2

PH2101 - Quantum Mechanics I

 4 AU

PH2102 - Electromagnetism

 4 AU

 2

PH2103 - Thermal Physics

 4 AU

PH2199 - Physics Lab IIb

 2 AU

 2

PH2198 - Physics Lab IIa

 2 AU

 

 
2
PH2201 - Classical Mechanics  4 AU    

 3

PH3101 - Quantum Mechanics II

 4 AU

PH3201 - Statistical Mechanics

 4 AU

 3

   

PH3199 - Physics Lab IIIa

 2 AU


Physics Prescribed Electives
Yr Semester 1 AU Semester 2 AU
 2 PH2302 - Introduction to Solids  3 AU    
 3 PH3501 - Fluid Mechanics  4 AU PH3401 - Atomic Physics  4 AU
 3     PH3402 - Solid State Physics I  4 AU
 3        PH3502 - Chaotic Dynamical System  4 AU
 4 PH4402 - Solid State Physics II  4 AU PH4401 - Quantum Mechanics III  4 AU
 4 PH4403 - Surfaces and Interfaces  4 AU PH4404 - Nanoscale Physics  3 AU
 4 PH4405 - Final Year Project  10 AU PH4405 - Final Year Project  10 AU
 4 PH4407 - Industrial Internship II  10 AU PH4407 - Industrial Internship II  10 AU
 4 PH4408 - Nuclear Physics  3 AU PH4409 - Quantum Electronics  4 AU
 4     PH4410 - Econophysics  3 AU
 4 PH4501 - Statistical Mechanics II  4 AU PH4502 - Atmospheric Physics  4 AU
 4 PH4507 - Topics in Physics  3 AU PH4505 - Computational Physics  3 AU
 4     PH4506 - Electrodynamics  4 AU
 4     PH4507 - Topics in Physics  3 AU
 4 PAP710 - Concepts in Statistical Mechanics  4 AU PAP716 - Classical Electrodynamics  4 AU
 4 PAP711 - Graduate Solid State Physics  4 AU PAP721 - Nonlinear Dynamics  4 AU
 4 PAP715 - Material Physics  3 AU PAP722 - Particle Physics  4 AU
 4 PAP731 - Optical Spectroscopic Techniques  4 AU PAP738 - Advanced Topics in Physics  4 AU
 4     PAP739 - Advacned Topics in Applied Physics  4 AU


GER Core
Semester 1 AU Semester 2 AU
   

HW0303 - Mastering Communication

 3 AU

 

 

HW0203 - Research Writing in the Physical and Mathematical Science

 3 AU

   

PS8001 - Defence Science

 3 AU

 

 

ES8006 - Environmental Sustainability

 3 AU