BDIC1015J University Physics

Academic Year 2024/2025

University physics (I-1 and I-2) is a compulsory course for non-physics specialized students in science and engineer university. There are several objectives for this course: teaching students a comprehensive knowledge of Physics in order to give them the basis for their professional courses, help them build scientific methods of thinking and research, and provide strong problem-solving skills.

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Curricular information is subject to change

Learning Outcomes:

The basic contents of this course, which meet the requirements as outlined by the Ministry of Education of China, include: mechanics (including special relativity), waves, thermology, electromagnetism, optics and fundamental quantum physics.

Student Effort Hours: 
Student Effort Type Hours


Autonomous Student Learning




Approaches to Teaching and Learning:
Lectures and tutorials 
Requirements, Exclusions and Recommendations

Not applicable to this module.

Module Requisites and Incompatibles
Additional Information:
This module is delivered overseas and is not available to students based at the UCD Belfield or UCD Blackrock campuses

Assessment Strategy  
Description Timing Component Scale Must Pass Component % of Final Grade In Module Component Repeat Offered
Exam (In-person): 2 hour final exam Week 15 Graded Yes



Carry forward of passed components
Resit In Terminal Exam
Summer Yes - 2 Hour
Please see Student Jargon Buster for more information about remediation types and timing. 
Feedback Strategy/Strategies

• Group/class feedback, post-assessment

How will my Feedback be Delivered?

Not yet recorded.

Name Role
Enchang Sun Tutor
Wenying Wu Tutor