Year 1 Engineering Common Courses (for CEE, EEE, MAE and MSE students)

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First Year Engineering (Common) students admitted in AY2011/2012 onwards typically read the following courses in their first year, Semester 1.

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Type*

Core/Major PE/

GER Core/

GER PE/
GER UE
COURSE CODE AND TITLE NO. OF HOURS PER WEEK AUs PRE-REQUISITE /  
CO-REQUISITE^
LEC TUT LAB
TOTAL
Core

FE1011/PH1011 Physics

2 1 0 3 3 A level Physics
Core

FE1012/PH1012 Physics A

3 1 0 4 4 O Level/H1  Physics
Core

FE1006/MH1810 Mathematics 1

2 1 0 3 3  
Core

FE1008 Computing

2 1 1 4 3  
GER-Core

HW0110
Effective Communication /
HW0188
English Communication I

0 2  0 2 2  
Core

 FE10​73 An Introduction to Engineering and Practices

0 0 3 3 1  
GER-PE

General Education Requirment – Prescribed Elective

2 1 0 3 3  
 

HW0001 English Proficiency**

        0  
 

Total

8 6 4 18 15  

 
* Students with only O Level/H1 Physics qualification are required to read PH1012 Physics A (4AU) in Semester 1.

**Unless granted exemption, all students must take the Qualifying English Test (QET). Those who do not pass the QET are required to read HW0001 English Proficiency. 

At the end of Semester 1, they are streamed to one of the following programmes. Please refer to schools' website for the curriculum structure.

  • Civil Engineering
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Materials Engineering

 
First Year Engineering (Common) students admitted before AY2011/2012 typically read the following courses in their first year.

 

YEAR 1 SEMESTER 1 (GROUP A) / SEMESTER 2 (GROUP B)

Type*

Core/Major PE/

GER Core/

GER PE/ GER UE
COURSE CODE AND TITLE NO. OF HOURS PER WEEK AUs PRE-REQUISITE /
​CO-REQUISITE^
LEC TUT LAB TOTAL
Core

FE1002 Physics II

3 1 0 4 4 A level Physics /FE0001
Core

FE1003 Chemistry

2 1 0 3 3

 

Core

FE1006 Mathematics 1 FE1007 Mathematics 2 (Sem 2)

2 1 0 3 3

 

Core

FE1008 Computing

2 1 1 4 3

 

GER-Core

HW110 Effective  Communication

0 2  0 2 2

 

Core

FE1071 Lab 1A

0 0 3 3 1

 

GER-PE

General Education Requirment – Prescribed Elective

2 1 0 3 3

 

 

HW001English Proficiency**

        0

 

 

Total

9 6 4 19 19

 

 

 * Students with only O Level/H1 Physics qualification are required to read FE0001 Foundation Physics (3AU) in Semester 1; to read FE1001 Physics I or FE1002 Physics II or both Physics in Semester 2.

**Unless granted exemption, all students must take the Qualifying English Test (QET). Those who do not pass the QET are required to read HW001 English Proficiency. YEAR 1 SEMESTER 2 (GROUP A) / SEMESTER 1 (GROUP B)  

 

YEAR 1 SEMESTER 2 (GROUP A) / SEMESTER 1 (GROUP B)

Type*

Core/Major PE/

GER Core/

GER PE/ GER UE
COURSE CODE AND ​TITLE NO. OF HOURS PER WEEK AUs PRE-REQUISITE /

CO-REQUISITE^
LEC TUT LAB TOTAL
​Core ​FE1001 Physics ​3 ​1 0​ ​4 ​4 ​A level Physics / FE0001
Core

BS1004 Life Sciences

2 1 0 3 3  
Core

FE1005 Materials Science

2 1 0 3 3  
Core

FE1006 Mathematics 1(Sem 1)FE1007 Mathematics 2

2 1 0 3 3  
Core

FE1072 Lab 1B

0 0 3 3 1  
GER-PE

General Education Requirment – Prescribed Elective

2 1 0 3 3  
 

Total

11 5 3 19 17  


At the end of Year 1, they are streamed to one of the following programmes:

  • Civil Engineering
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering ​