Bachelor of Science in Physics and Mathematical Sciences

Double major

A Double Major programme providing a rigorous education in the allied fields of physics and mathematics.

This Double Major programme is run jointly by the Division of Mathematical Sciences and the Division of Physics and Applied Physics at NTU's School of Physical and Mathematical Sciences. Apart from providing in-depth training in physics and mathematics, the programme offers special opportunities to explore the areas in which these two disciplines intersect in profound ways, such as differential geometry and general relativity, topology and condensed matter physics, and quantum field theory.

Graduates of the programme are exceptionally well-placed to perform quantitative investigations of the natural world, as well as any other jobs requiring strong analytical, computational, and problem-solving abilities.

Minimum Subject Requirements

Qualification Minimum Subject Requirements
Singapore-Cambridge GCE A-Level H2 Level passes in both Physics and Mathematics.
Polytechnic Diploma Relevant diploma. Click here for more information.
International Baccalaureate Diploma Passes in Physics and Mathematics at Higher Level.
NUS High School Diploma Major CAP of 2.0 in both Physics and Mathematics.
Others (including international applicants) A good grade in Physics and Mathematics at the senior high school level, equivalent to the Singapore-Cambridge GCE A-Level or International Baccalaureate.

This is a full-time four-year Bachelor of Science programme.

Programme Overview

Course TypeAU
Core Courses
16 AU of common core courses, 36 AU of core Physics courses, and 34 AU of core Mathematics courses.
86 AU
Physics Prescribed Electives3 (11) AU
Mathematics Prescribed Electives10 (4) AU

Prescribed Electives - Final Year Project (FYP)

Must read either PH4421 (Physics FYP) or MH4900 (Mathematics FYP)

If PH4421 is selected:

If MH4900 is selected:

10 (8) AU
Interdisciplinary Collaborative Core: Common Core17 AU
Interdisciplinary Collaborative Core: Foundational Core10 AU

Broadening and Deepening Electives (BDE)
Can take BDEs offered by any School

8 AU
Total144 AU


  • This curriculum applies to students matriculating in 2021 or later.
    Click here for curriculum details for previous matriculation years.
  • AU figures in brackets (x) indicate the number of AU if MH4900 Final Year Project is selected.
  • A grade of A- or better in Final Year Project is required to be eligible for Honours (Highest Distinction).

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