Principles of Physics

Course Provider

Centre for Professional and Continuing Education (PaCE@NTU)


Continuing Education and Training Certificate


This is an introductory calculus-based physics course for engineering and​ science undergraduates.

*Certificate of Completion will be issued basing on given criteria. Please take all the required online tests and score at least 80% each.

Course Availability

  • Date(s): 01 Apr 2022 to 31 Mar 2023

    Venue: Virtual

    Registration Closing Date: 15 Mar 2023

After the completion of the course, the students will have gained a strong understanding of the basic concepts and principles of physics through a broad range of interesting applications to the real world.
  • Vectors
  • Motion in 1D and 2Ds
  • The Laws of Motion
  • Energy and Energy Transfer
  • Potential Energy
  • Momentum and Collisions
  • Relativity
  • Rotational Motion
  • Gravity and Planetary Orbits
  • Oscillatory Motion
  • Mechanical Waves
  • Superposition and Standing Waves
  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Temperature and the Kinetic Theory of Gases
  • Energy in Thermal Processes
  • Heat engines and Entropy
  • Laws of Thermodynamics
  • Electric Forces, Electric Fields, Electric Potential and Capacitance
  • Current and Direct Current Circuits
  • Magnetic Forces and Magnetic Fields
  • Faraday's Law and Inductance
  • Electromagnetic Waves
  • Reflection and Refraction of Light
  • Image formation by Mirrors and Lenses

NSFs and Working Professionals

Standard Course Fee: S$342.40

All fees stated are inclusive of 7% GST