PHY1201 - General Physics I

Offering Academic Unit
Department of Physics
Credit Units
Course Duration
One Semester

HKDSE Mathematics Compulsory Part or equivalent

HKDSE Physics or
Combined Science (Physics, Chemistry) or
Combined Science (Biology, Physics) or

Equivalent Course(s)
Course Offering Term*:
Semester A 2022/23, Semester B 2022/23

* The offering term is subject to change without prior notice
Course Aims

This course covers a wide scope of topics in physics including mechanics, heat and gases, wave and optics. Students will investigate the fundamentals of these topics and become able to apply them to solve real problems in science and engineering. This course equips students with a broad knowledge in several important topics in Physics and the depth and coverage are sufficient for the students to pursue a number of the science and engineering majors.

Assessment (Indicative only, please check the detailed course information)

Continuous Assessment: 30%
Examination: 70%
Examination Duration: 2 hours
Detailed Course Information


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