NUFYP Curriculum

Semester 1 Weeks 1-7

Weeks 1-7 features a common curriculum for all NUFYP students regardless of pathway choice:

  • Mathematics (4 hrs)
  • English for Academic Purposes (9 hrs)
  • Personal Development Module (2 hrs)
  • Introduction to the Humanities and Social Sciences (4 hrs)
  • General Science (6 hrs)
  • 1:1 Personal tutorial

Semester 1 Weeks 9-14

In week 8, students choose to change or retain their initially selected pathway.  Starting in week 9, the schedule depends on this pathway choice:

  • Mathematics (4 hrs)
  • English for Academic Purposes (9 hrs)
  • Personal Development Module (2 hrs)
  • Humanities and Social Sciences (7 hrs) or Physics (7 hrs) or Biology and Chemistry (7 hrs)
  • 1:1 Personal tutorial

Semester 2

Semester 2 is further focused on students' pathway choices, with students writing research projects for EAP on topics relevant to their future undergraduate studies and specialized mathematics focused on math skills specific to their pathway:

  • Mathematics for the Physical Sciences (4 hrs) or Mathematics for the Natural Sciences (4 hrs) or Statistics (4 hrs)
  • English for Academic Purposes (8 hrs)
  • Personal Development Module (1 hr)
  • Humanities and Social Sciences (7 hrs) or Physics (7 hrs) or Biology and Chemistry (7 hrs)
  • 1:1 Personal tutorial

 

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