Type  Required AU  Remarks 

Physics Core 
49 AU 

Other core requirement 
15 AU  MH1401, MH1402, MH1802, MH1803, MH2801 
Physics Major PE 
25 AU 
At least 10 AU must be of Level 4 (Excluding Final Year Project and Professional Internship). 
GER Core 
12 AU 
See here for the list of GER Core courses 
GER PE 
9 AU 
1. Business and Management (3 AU) 2. Liberal Arts (3 AU) 3. Any type of the above GER PE (3 AU) 
UE (2nd Major) 
42 AU 
Students are required to choose one of the following Math track in Year 2 Semester 1: 1. Pure Mathematics (PMAS) 2. Applied Mathematics (AMAS) 3. Statistics (STAT) 
Total 
152 AU 
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Year  Semester 1  AU  Semester 2  AU 

1 
PH1104  Mechanics  3 AU  PH1106  Electricity and Magnetism  3 AU 
1 
PH1105  Optics, Vibrations and Waves  3 AU  PH1107  Relativity and Quantum Physics  3 AU 
1 
PH1198  Physics Lab Ia  2 AU  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 HW0128 after HW0001 is taken. 
0 AU 
2 
PH2103  Thermal Physics  4 AU  PH2101  Quantum Mechanics I  3 AU 
2 
PH2104  Analytical Mechanics  4 AU  PH2102  Electromagnetism  4 AU 
2 
PH2198  Physics Lab IIa  2 AU  PH2199  Physics Lab IIb  2 AU 
2 
PH3101  Quantum Mechanics II  4 AU  PH3199  Physics Lab IIIa  2 AU 
3 
PH3102  Condensed Matter Physics I 
4 AU  PH3201  Statistical Mechanics  4 AU 
3 
PH3199  Physics Lab IIIa 
2 AU 
Semester 1  AU  Semester 2  AU 

MH1401  Algorithms and Computing I  2 AU  MH1402  Algorithms and Computing II  2 AU 
MH1802  Calculus for the Sciences  4 AU  MH1803  Calculus for Physics  4 AU 
MH2801  Complex Methods for the Sciences  3 AU 
Year  Semester 1  AU  Semester 2  AU 

3  PH3403 – Cosmology  3 AU  PH3401  Atomic Physics  4 AU 
3  PH3404  Physics of Classical and Quantum Information  3 AU  
3  PH3405  Superconductivity, Superfluidity and BoseEinstein Condensates  3 AU  
3  PH3501  Fluid Mechanics  4 AU  PH3502  Chaotic Dynamical System  4 AU 
4  PH4402  Condensed Matter Physics II  4 AU  PH4401  Quantum Mechanics III  4 AU 
4  PH4403  Surfaces and Interfaces  4 AU  PH4404  Nanoscale Physics  3 AU 
4  PH4408  Nuclear Physics  3 AU  PH4409  Quantum Electronics  4 AU 
4  PH4411  Introduction to Experimental Particle Physics  3 AU 
PH4410  Econophysics  3 AU 
4  PH4414 – Introduction to Spintronics  3 AU  PH4502  Atmospheric Physics  4 AU 
4  PH4415  Final Year Project  11 AU  PH4415  Final Year Project  11 AU 
4  PH4417  Professional Internship  11 AU  PH4417  Professional Internship  11 AU 
4  PH4501  Statistical Mechanics II  4 AU  PH4502  Atmospheric Physics  4 AU 
4  PH4507  Topics in Physics  3 AU  PH4505  Computational Physics  4 AU 
4  PH4506  Electrodynamics  4 AU  
4  PH4507  Topics in Physics  3 AU  
4  PH4508  Introduction to General Relativity  3 AU  
4  PH4509  Quantum Field Theory with applications in Condensed Matter Physics  4 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 
Year  Course Code & Title  AU 

1  ML0001  Absolute basic for career course  1 AU 
1  HW0128 – Scientific Communication I  2 AU 
1  GC0001  Introduction to Sustainability 
1 AU 
2  PS8001  Defence Science  3 AU 
2  HY0001  Ethics & Moral Reasoning  1 AU 
3  HW0228  Scientific Communication II  2 AU 
3  ML0002  Career Power Up  1 AU 
3  ET0001  Enterprise & Innovative  1 AU 
Year  Semester 1  AU  Semester 2  AU 

1  MH1200  Linear Algebra I  4 AU  MH1201  Linear Algebra II  4 AU 
1  MH1300  Foundations of Mathematics  4 AU  
2  MH2200  Groups and Symmetries  3 AU  
2  MH2500  Probability and Introduction to Statistics  4 AU  MH3100  Real Analysis I  4 AU 
2  MH3200  Abstract Algebra I (For PMAS)  3 AU  
2  MH3700  Numerical Analysis I (For AMAS)  3 AU  
2  MH3500 – Statistics (For STAT) 
4 AU  
3  MH3600  Knots and Surfaces: Introduction to Topology (For PMAS)  4 AU  MH3701  Basic Optimization (For AMAS)  4 AU 
3  MH3510  Regression Analysis (For STAT)  4 AU  
3/4  For PMAS: 12 AU (Please choose from the list of courses below) MH4100  Real Analysis II – 4 AU 

3/4  For AMAS: 12 AU (Please choose from the list of courses below) MH4110  Partial Differential Equations – 4AU 

3/4  For STAT: 11 AU (Please choose from the list of courses below) MH3512  Stochastic Processes – 4AU 