GER Core Requirements / Interdisciplinary Collaborative Core

Unless otherwise stated, undergraduates at the School of Physical and Mathematical Sciences are required to read the following General Education Requirement (GER) Core Courses.

As an exception, the BSc (Hons) in Mathematical Sciences and Economics (Double Major) programme and the BSc (Hons) in Mathematical and Computer Sciences (Double Major) programme have different GER Core requirements. Students in those programmes should consult the curriculum for details.

Course Code & Title​AU​Year​Sem
PS0001 - Introduction to Computational Thinking​​31​1​​
HW0128 - Scientific Communication I
(except for CHFS, CHES, PHME, MAEO, PHMSi)
2​12​
GC0001 - Sustainability: Seeing Through the Haze112​
​​PS8001 - Defence Science3​2ii
1​
​​ML0003 - Kickstart your Career Success​1​2​1
PS0002 - Introduction to Data Science and Artificial Intelligence32iii
​2
​PS0003 - Plan your Career Path​​1​2​​ 1 or 2*
​HY0001 - Ethics & Moral Reasoning122​
HW0228 - Scientific Communication II2​3​2
ET0001 - Enterprise & Innovation​​​13iv2​

i CHFS, CHES, PHME, PHMS students are required to read HW0111 (Communication: A Journey of Inquiry through Writing and Speech) in Year 1 Sem 2; MAEO students are required to read HW0111 in Year 2 Sem 2
ii PHMS students are required to read PS8001 in Year 3 Sem 1
iii CHES students are required to read PS0002 in Year 1 Sem 2
iv ​CHES students are required to read ET0001 in Year 2 Sem 1
* CHEM/CHFS/PHME/PHMS students are required to read PS0003 in Year 2 Sem 2

Course Code & Title​AU​Year​Sem
PS0001 - Introduction to Computational Thinking​31​1​​
HW0128 - Scientific Communication I
2​12​
GC0001 - Sustainability: Seeing Through the Haze112​
​​PS8001 - Defence Science3​​21​
​​ML0003 - Kickstart your Career Success​1​2​1
PS0002 - Introduction to Data Science and Artificial Intelligence32​2
​PS0003 - Plan your Career Path​1​2​​ 1 or 2*
​HY0001 - Ethics & Moral Reasoning122​
HW0228 - Scientific Communication II2​3​2
ET0001 - Enterprise & Innovation​​13​2​

CHEM/CHFS students are required to read PS0003 in Year 2 Sem 2

Course Code & Title​AU​Year​Sem
PS0001 - Introduction to Computational Thinking​31​1​​
HW0128 - Scientific Communication I
2​12​
GC0001 - Sustainability: Seeing Through the Haze112​
​PS0002 - Introduction to Data Science and Artificial Intelligence​​3​2​1
​​ML0003 - Kickstart your Career Success​1​2​1
​PS8001 - Defence Science3​22​
​HY0001 - Ethics & Moral Reasoning122​
HW0228 - Scientific Communication II2​3​2
ET0001 - Enterprise & Innovation​​13​2​
Course Code & Title​AU​Year​Sem
​ML0001 - Absolute Basics for Career​11​1​​
HW0128 - Scientific Communication I
Offered from AY16/17 onwards
2​12​
GC0001 - Introduction to Sustainability: Multidisciplinary Approaches and Solutions112​
​PS8001 - Defence Science3​22​
​HY0001 - Ethics & Moral Reasoning122​
HW0228 - Scientific Communication II2​3​2
​​ML0002 - Career Power Up​1​32​
ET0001 - Enterprise & Innovation​​13​2​
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