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Year 1 Engineering Common Courses (for Common, CEE, ENE, EEE and ME students)

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

Please click here for the course content.

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

PH1011 Physics

2 1 0 3 3 A level Physics
Core

PH1012 Physics A

3 1 0 4 4 O Level / H1  Physics
Core

MH1810 Mathematics 1

2 1 0 3 3  
Core

CV1011 Mechanics of Materials (CEE students)

EE1005 From Computational Thinking To Programming Course (EEE students)

EN2001 Environmental Issues In A Changing World (ENE students)

MA1008 Introduction to Computational Thinking (MAE students)

3

 

2

 

 

2

 

2

1

 

1

 

 

1

 

1

0

 

0

 

 

0

 

0

4

 

3

 

 

3

 

3

4

 

3

 

 

3

 

3

 
​Core FE10​73 An Introduction to Engineering and Practices 0​ ​0 ​3 ​3 1​
​GER-Core

​GC0001 Sustainability: Seeing Through The Haze

Online course​ ​ ​ ​ 1​
GER-Core

HW0188
English Communication I

0 2  0 2 2  
GER-PE

General Education Requirment – Prescribed Elective

2 1 0 3 3  
​GER-UE ​Unrestricted Elective (Common Engineering students) ​2 ​1 ​0 ​3 3​​
 

HW0001 English Proficiency**

        0  
 

Total

8-10 5-6 3 14-19

16-17/
17-18*

 

 
* 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