Preparatory Physics for Universities (PPU)

Course Date:

Registration Period:

15 sessions with 48 hours of contact time over 8 weeks (2 sessions a week x 3 hours x 8 weeks = 48 hours)

6:30pm to 9:30pm (Wed)

Singapore Polytechnic

Course Introduction

A strong foundation in Physics is advantageous for students embarking on engineering degree courses. As such, this course aims to strengthen the foundation of polytechnic graduates to prepare them for university education. Participants will also receive the training needed to solve physics problems, building on their knowledge of mathematics and basic calculus.

Course Outline

1. Physical quantities, Units and Dimensions

2. Vectors and scalars

3. Kinematics - 1D and 2D motion

4. Work, energy and power

5. Newton’s Laws of motion

6. Linear Momentum

7. Static Electricity

8. Waves and Oscillations

9. Magnetism

10. Electromagnetism

Suitable for

Polytechnic graduates who intend to pursue an engineering degree.

(Students currently in the final year of study who are planning to enroll immediately into university courses are also welcome to apply.)

Minimum Entry Requirements / Assumed Skills and Knowledge

Applicants must possess a relevant Polytechnic Diploma in an engineering or technology discipline or equivalent qualification from a recognised institution. A knowledge of calculus is a must.
(Students currently in the final year of study who are planning to enroll immediately into university courses are also welcome to apply.)

Award / Certification / Accreditation

• Certificate of Attendance (electronic Certificate will be issued)
A Certificate of Attendance will be awarded to participants who meet at least 75% attendance rate

Course Fee
$372.00 + $26.04 (GST) = $398.04 (GST inclusive)

*Discount of 10% : $334.80 + $23.44 (GST) = $358.24 (GST inclusive)
*Discount available either for SP graduates, or those taking both Prep Maths for University and Prep Physics for University concurrently.

10% Discount for SP Alumni
To enjoy this discount, you must be a Diploma Graduate from Singapore Polytechnic.

Applicants who make a false declaration to enjoy the discount will be subjected to paying up to the full course fee and/or be legally persecuted.

Funding Incentives
There are no funding incentives available for this course. $372.00 + $26.04 (GST) = $398.04 (GST inclusive)

*A 10% discount will be given to participants who belong to EITHER of the following categories:
*(i) Singapore Polytechnic alumni
*(ii)Participants who sign up for BOTH Prep Maths for University and Prep Physics for University 

* Subject to the condition that Both courses have sufficient number of applicants to start classes

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Terms and Conditions

*Please note that once the maximum class size is reached, the online registration will be closed.
You may register your interest, and would be notified if there is new run.

Application Procedure

1. All applications must be made via Online Registration at
Course fees can be paid by the following payment modes:

a) Credit Cards, Internet Banking, NETS (Not Applicable for company sponsored)
For e-payment using Visa/Master cards and Internet Banking, please click on the ‘Make e-Payment’ button on the acknowledgement page to proceed.

b) For NETS payment, you can pay at:
Singapore Polytechnic
PACE Academy

c) For payment via PayNow, please enter the UEN No. T08GB0056ACET and indicate the invoice/registration number. 

*With effect from 1 August 2021, cheque payment will not be available.

2. All successful applicants will be notified with a letter of confirmation via email.