PHY (Matric Yr 2021)

BSc in Physics / BSc in Applied Physics

Curriculum (Matriculation Year 2021)


Curriculum Overview

Course TypeAU
Core Courses61 AU

Prescribed Electives for Physics or Applied Physics

Students who have opted for Final Year Project (PH4421) are not required to take Professional Internship (PH4420​) and must take:

  • Professional Attachment (PH4416) during Special Terms

Students who have opted for Professional Internship (PH4420​) must take:

 

  • At least 8 AU from the Prescribed Electives courses, including 3 AU of PH4XXXX courses.
13 (8) AU

Interdisciplinary Collaborative Core: Common Core17 AU
Interdisciplinary Collaborative Core: Foundational Core10 (15) AU

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

30 AU
Total131 AU

Notes:

  • AU figures in brackets (x) indicates the number of AU if the semester long internship is selected.
  • Must read either Final Year Project (PH4421) or Professional Internship (PH4420​).
  • A grade of A- or better in the Final Year Project is required to be eligible for Honours (Highest Distinction).

Core Courses

Year 1
PH1104 - Mechanics3 AUSem 1
PH1105 - Optics, Vibrations and Waves3 AUSem 1
PH1198 - Physics Lab Ia2 AUSem 1
MH1802 - Calculus for the Sciences4 AUSem 1
HW0001 - Introduction to Academic Communication
(For students who have not passed or been exempted from the Qualifying English Test)
0 AUSem 1
PH1106 - Electricity and Magnetism3 AUSem 2
PH1199 - Physics Lab Ib2 AUSem 2
MH1803 - Calculus for Physics4 AUSem 2
Year 2
PH1107 - Relativity and Quantum Physics3 AUSem 1
PH2103 - Thermal Physics4 AUSem 1
PH2198 - Physics Lab IIa2 AUSem 1
MH2802 - Linear Algebra for Scientists3 AUSem 1
PS0001 - Introduction to Computational Thinking3 AUSem 1
PH2101 - Quantum Mechanics I3 AUSem 2
PH2199 - Physics Lab IIb2 AUSem 2
MH2801 - Complex Methods for the Sciences3 AUSem 2
PS0002 - Introduction to Data Science and Artificial Intelligence3 AUSem 2
Year 3
PH2102 - Electromagnetism
4 AU
Sem 1
PH2104 - Analytical Mechanics4 AUSem 1
PH3101 - Quantum Mechanics II4 AUSem 1
PH3103 - Technological Applications of Quantum Mechanics3 AUSem 1
PH3199 - Physics Lab IIIa2 AUSem 2


Prescribed Electives for Physics

Semester 1
PH3403 - Cosmology3 AU
PH3404 - Physics of Classical and Quantum Information3 AU
PH3501 - Fluid Mechanics4 AU
PH3502 - Chaotic Dynamical Systems4 AU
PH4402 - Condensed Matter Physics II4 AU
PH4403 - Surfaces and Interfaces4 AU
PH4408 - Nuclear Physics3 AU
PH4411 - Introduction to Experimental Particle Physics3 AU
PH4501 - Statistical Mechanics II4 AU
PH4507 - Topics in Physics3 AU
PH4510 - Topics in Physics II3 AU
PAP710 - Concepts in Statistical Mechanics4 AU
PAP711 - Graduate Solid State Physics4 AU
PAP715 - Material Physics3 AU
PAP731 - Optical Spectroscopic Techniques4 AU
Semester 2
PH3401 - Atomic Physics4 AU
PH4401 - Quantum Mechanics III4 AU
PH4404 - Nanoscale Physics3 AU
PH4409 - Quantum Electronics4 AU
PH4410 - Econophysics3 AU
PH4414 - Introduction to Spintronics4 AU
PH4418 - Physics in the Industry4 AU
PH4419 - Computational Physics4 AU
PH4506 - Electrodynamics4 AU
PH4507 - Topics in Physics3 AU
PH4508 - Introduction to General Relativity3 AU
PH4509 - Quantum Field Theory with applications in Condensed Matter Physics4 AU
PH4510 - Topics in Physics II3 AU
PAP716 - Classical Electrodynamics4 AU
PAP721 - Nonlinear Dynamics4 AU
PAP722 - Particle Physics4 AU
PAP738 - Advanced Topics in Physics4 AU
PAP739 - Advanced Topics in Applied Physics4 AU
Semester 1 & 2

PH4421 - Final Year Project

10 AU


Prescribed Electives for Applied Physics (APHY)

Semester 1
PH3403 – Cosmology3 AU
PH3404 - Physics of Classical and Quantum Information3 AU
PH3405 - Superconductivity, Superfluidity and Bose-Einstein Condensates3 AU
PH3601 - Fabrication of Micro- and Nanoelectronic Devices4 AU
PH3602 - Photonics4 AU
PH4402 - Condensed Matter Physics II4 AU
PH4403 - Surfaces and Interfaces4 AU
PH4408 - Nuclear Physics3 AU
PH4411 - Introduction to Experimental Particle Physics3 AU
PH4414 - Introduction to Spintronics4 AU
PH4604 - Topics in Applied Physics3 AU
PH4607/CM4017 - Biomedical Imaging and Sensing3 AU
PH4609 - Topics in Applied Physics II3 AU
PAP710 - Concepts in Statistical Mechanics4 AU
PAP711 - Graduate Solid State Physics4 AU
PAP715 - Material Physics3 AU
PAP731 - Optical Spectroscopic Techniques4 AU
Semester 2
PH2601- Introduction to Lasers3 AU
PH3401 - Atomic Physics4 AU
PH3603 - Biophysics3 AU
PH4401 - Quantum Mechanics III4 AU
PH4404 - Nanoscale Physics3 AU
PH4409 - Quantum Electronics4 AU
PH4410 - Econophysics3 AU
PH4418 - Physics in the Indsutry4 AU
PH4419 - Computational Physics4 AU
PH4601 - Physics of Semiconductor and Spintronics Devices4 AU
PH4603 - Soft Condensed Matter Physics3 AU
PH4604 - Topics in Applied Physics3 AU
PH4605 - Medical Physics for Radiotherapy4 AU
PH4608 - Plasmonics and Metamaterials3 AU
PAP716 - Classical Electrodynamics4 AU
PAP721 - Nonlinear Dynamics4 AU
PAP722 - Particle Physics4 AU
PAP738 - Advanced Topics in Physics4 AU
PAP739 - Advanced Topics in Applied Physics4 AU
Semester 1 & 2
PH4421 - Final Year Project10 AU
PH4609 - Topics in Applied Physics II3 AU


Broadening & Deepening Electives

Students may read any Broadening & Deepening Electives (BDEs) offered by any School in NTU. Physics-specific BDEs is listed below:

Semester 1
PH2901 - Electronics for the Experimentalist3 AU