BDIC2008J University Physics 2

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 two objects of this course: teaching students the comprehensive physics knowledge to help them build necessary bases for their professional courses, and helping them build scientific methods of thinking and researching, and strong problem-solving skills.
The basic contents in this course include: mechanics (including special relativity), wave, thermo logy, electromagnetism, optics and fundamental quantum physics. All these contents satisfy the kernel fundamental requirements declared by the physics pedagogic directing committee of the Ministry of Education.

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Curricular information is subject to change

Learning Outcomes:

build necessary base in Physics for professional courses.
build scientific methods of thinking and researching.
develop strong problem-solving skills.

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
Remediation Type Remediation Timing
In-Module Resit Prior to relevant Programme Exam Board
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