Physics and Applied Physics graduates are equipped with a flexible skill-set allowing them to formulate models and test them against data, use cutting-edge technical equipment, and combine experimental and theoretical methods to tackle open-ended problems. They are thus suitable for a broad range of fulfilling jobs throughout the economy.
The jobs found by our graduates are summarized below, based on the Graduate Employment Survey sponsored by the Ministry of Education (MOE):
|23%||Engineering, Manufacturing, and Product Design|
|20%||Scientific Research and other R&D|
|14%||Management, Operations, Human Resources (HR), and Sales|
|8%||Education (primary and secondary school, junior college, and technical institutes)|
|6%||Government (ministries, statutory boards, armed forces, and police)|
Notable companies that have employed our graduates include:
- Semiconductor and Microelectronics :
Applied Materials, DenseLight Semiconductors, GlobalFoundries, II-VI, Infineon Technologies, Intel, Micron, Semilab, ST Microelectronics, UCT.
- Information Technology :
Apple, Cisco, Cognizant, Google, SAS, SingTel, Tableau, Tata Consultancy Services, Tessian, Wolfram.
- Other Engineering Companies :
Bosch, BP, Hitachi, Keppel Corporation, Lighthaus Photonics, Murata Manufacturing, Physik Instrumente, REC Solar, Qioptiq, Solar Frontier.
- Research and Education :
A*STAR, Defence Science and Technology Agency, DSO National Laboratories, Ministry of Education, Nanyang Technological University, National University of Singapore.
- Banking and Finance :
CIMB, Citibank, DBS, Great Eastern, JP Morgan, OCBC, Singapore Exchange.
- Others :
Accenture, FDM Group, Ministry of Defence, PSA Corporation, Rolling Arrays, Satair, Singapore Police Force, TRAQuE.
I learnt many valuable skills in and outside of Physics, and had the opportunity to complete a semester abroad at the University of Toronto and to do an Overseas FYP at the High Energy Physics group in University College London. The experience gave me a leg up in transitioning into my current career as a data scientist in London.”
Quek Chai Shan
BSc (Hons) in Applied Physics, Class of 2018
Data Scientist, Tessian