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GER Core Requirements

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 Double Major BSc (Hons) in Mathematical Sciences and Economics and the Double Major BSc (Hons) in Mathematical and Computer Sciences ​have a different set of GER Core requirements. Students in that programme should consult their curriculum for details.

​GER Core Courses for students admitted in
Academic Year 2018/2019 or later

Course Code & Title​ AU​ Year​ Sem
PS0001 - Introduction to Computational Thinking ​3 1​ 1​​
HW0128 - Scientific Communication I
2 ​1 2​
GC0001 - Sustainability: Seeing Through the Haze 1 1 2​
​PS0002 - Introduction to Data Science and Artificial Intelligence ​3 ​2 ​1
​​ML0003 - Kickstart your Career Success ​1 ​2 ​1
​PS8001 - Defence Science 3 ​2 2​
​HY0001 - Ethics & Moral Reasoning 1 2 2​
HW0228 - Scientific Communication II 2 ​3 ​2
ET0001 - Enterprise & Innovation​ ​1 3​ 2​

GER Core Courses for students admitted in
Academic Year 2014/2015 to 2017/2018

Course Code & Title​ AU​ Year​ Sem
​ML0001 - Absolute Basics for Career ​1 1​ 1​​
HW0128 - Scientific Communication I
Offered from AY16/17 onwards
2 ​1 2​
GC0001 - Introduction to Sustainability: Multidisciplinary Approaches and Solutions 1 1 2​
​PS8001 - Defence Science 3 ​2 2​
​HY0001 - Ethics & Moral Reasoning 1 2 2​
HW0228 - Scientific Communication II 2 ​3 ​2
​​ML0002 - Career Power Up ​1 ​3 2​
ET0001 - Enterprise & Innovation​ ​1 3​ 2​

GER Core Courses for students admitted in
Academic Year 2013/2014 or earlier

​Course Code & Title AU​ Year​ Sem​​
​HW0303 - Mastering Communication 3​ ​1 ​-
​HW0203 - Research Writing in the Physical and Mathematical Sciences ​3 ​2 ​-
​PS8001/MPS811 - Defence Science ​3 ​2 ​2
​ES8006 - Environmental Sustainability ​3 ​3 ​2
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