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Year 1 Engineering Common Courses

AY2020/2021 First Year Engineering (Common) students typically read the following courses in their first year, Semester 1.

Please click here for the course content.

Course Type
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

MH1810 Mathematics 1

2 1 0 3 3  
​Core FE10​73 An Introduction to Engineering and Practices 0​ ​0 ​3 ​3 1​
​​GER-Core ​HY0001 Ethics and Moral Reasoning ​Online course​ ​ ​ ​1
​GER-Core ​ET0001 Enterprise and Innovation ​Online course​ ​ ​ ​1
GER-Core

HW0188 Effective Communication

0 2  0 2 2  HW0001**
GER-PE

General Education Requirment – Prescribed Elective

2 1 0 3 3  
​GER-UE General Education Requirment – ​Unrestricted Elective ​2 ​1 ​0 ​3 3​​
 

HW0001 English Proficiency**

        0  
 

Total

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