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Current Undergraduate

Curriculum for Students taking Second Major in Mathematical Sciences admitted from AY17/18 or later

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).

Students must read either Final Year Project or Professional Internship for graduation requirement.

A grade of A- or better in Final Year Project is compulsory for the award of a Honours (Highest Distinction) Degree.

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

 

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 and Minor programmes.

Click here for the list of frequently asked questions (FAQ) regarding PHMA programme.

Physics Core Courses
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    



Other Compulsory Core Courses
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    


Physics Prescribed Electives
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 Bose-Einstein 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


GER Core Courses
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


unrestricted Electives (2nd Major)
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
MH4600 - Algebraic Topology – 4 AU
MH4601 - Differential Geometry – 4 AU
MAS710 - Continuous Methods– 4 AU
MH3210 - Number Theory – 4 AU
MH4200 - Abstract Algebra II – 4 AU
MH4301 - Set Theory and Logic – 4 AU
MAS712 - Algebraic Methods– 4 AU
MH4310 - Coding Theory – 4 AU
MH4311 - Cryptography – 4 AU
MH4300 - Combinatorics – 4 AU
MAS711 - Discrete Methods – 4 AU
MAS714 - Algorithms and Theory of Computing– 4 AU
MH3400 - Algorithms for the Real World– 4 AU

 3/4

For AMAS: 12 AU (Please choose from the list of courses below)

MH4110 - Partial Differential Equations – 4AU
MH4700 - Numerical Analysis II – 4AU
MH4711 - Mathematical Modelling in Imaging, Vision and Graphics – 4AU
MH4730 - Mathematics in Biology and Medicine – 4AU
MAS710 - Continuous Methods – 4AU
EE4476 - Image Processing – 3AU
MH3300 - Graph Theory – 4AU
MH4310 - Coding Theory – 4AU
MH4311 - Cryptography – 4AU
MAS711 - Discrete Methods – 4AU
CZ4042 - Neural Networks – 3AU
MH3310 - Mathematical Foundations of Game Theory – 4AU
MH4701 - Mathematical Programming – 4AU
MH4702 - Probabilistic Methods in OR – 4AU
MH4320 - Computational Economics – 4AU
CZ2001 - Algorithms – 3AU
MH3400 - Algorithms for the Real World – 4AU
MH3512 - Stochastic Processes – 4AU
MH4514 - Financial Mathematics – 4AU
MAS714 - Algorithms and Theory of Computing – 4AU
PH3502 - Chaotic Dynamical Systems – 4AU
PH3501 - Fluid Mechanics – 4AU

 3/4

For STAT: 11 AU (Please choose from the list of courses below)

MH3512 - Stochastic Processes – 4AU
MH4500 - Time Series Analysis – 4AU
MH4501 - Multivariate Analysis – 4AU
MAS713 - Mathematical Statistics – 4AU
MH3511 Data Analysis with Computer – 3AU
MH4730 - Mathematics in Biology and Medicine – 4AU
MH4510 - Data Mining – 4AU
MH4511 - Sampling & Survey – 4AU
MH4512 - Clinical Trials – 4AU
MH4513 - Survival Analysis – 4AU
BA2202 – Mathematics of Finance – 4AU
BA3202 – Actuarial Statistics – 4AU
HE3022 – Econometric Modeling and Forecasting – 3AU
HE4021 – Advanced Econometrics – 3AU
MH4514 - Financial Mathematics – 4AU
MH3701 - Basic Optimization – 4AU
MH3310 - Mathematical Foundations of Game Theory – 4AU
MH4701 - Mathematical Programming – 4AU
MH4702 - Probabilistic Methods in OR – 4AU
MH4320 - Computational Economics – 4AU
MAS714 - Algorithms and Theory of Computing – 4AU
MH3400 - Algorithms for the Real World – 4AU