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Module Detailed Information for [GEK1520]
Academic Year : 2017/2018 Semester : 2
Correct as at 17 Jan 2018 05:00

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Module Information
Module Code :
GEK1520 / PC1322 IVLE
Module Title : Understanding the Universe
Module Description : The first part of the module covers the observations of celestial objects and their influences on the ancient cultures. Students will learn how calendars and astrology were developed, and how the fundamental laws of nature were discovered. The second part covers the use of telescopes and space missions to explore the universe. Discoveries of stars and galaxies and their impact on mankind's perceptions of the Universe will be explored. Students will learn how Earth formed as a planet that develops and sustains life. There will be a discussion on the latest developments in searching for Earth-like extraterrestrial objects, and explore their impacts on the societies.
Module Examinable : -
Exam Date : No Exam Date.
Modular Credits : 4
Pre-requisite : Nil
Preclusion : GEH1031. Students majoring in Physics are not allowed to take this module.
Module Workload (A-B-C-D-E)* : null
Remarks : Nil
* A: no. of lecture hours per week
B: no. of tutorial hours per week
C: no. of laboratory hours per week
D: no. of hours for projects, assignments, fieldwork etc per week
E: no. of hours for preparatory work by a student per week


Lecture Time Table
Class TypeWeek TypeWeek DayStartEndRoom
SL1 LECTUREEVERY WEEKMONDAY12001400UT-AUD2,
SL1 LECTUREEVERY WEEKTHURSDAY12001400UT-AUD2,

Tutorial Time Table
Attention: The tutorial timetables could be updated from time to time. Students are advised to check regularly for the latest update on the change of tutorial timing.
Class TypeWeek TypeWeek DayStartEndRoom Iteration
U01 TUTORIALODD WEEKMONDAY15001600S11-0301,
Available in Tutorial Balloting [Iteration 2].
U02 TUTORIALODD WEEKMONDAY16001700S11-0301,
Available in Tutorial Balloting [Iteration 2].
U03 TUTORIALODD WEEKTUESDAY15001600S11-0301,
Available in Tutorial Balloting [Iteration 2].
U04 TUTORIALODD WEEKTUESDAY16001700S11-0301,
Available in Tutorial Balloting [Iteration 2].
U05 TUTORIALODD WEEKWEDNESDAY16001700S11-0301,
Available in Tutorial Balloting [Iteration 2].
U11 TUTORIALEVEN WEEKMONDAY15001600S11-0301,
Available in Tutorial Balloting [Iteration 2].
U12 TUTORIALEVEN WEEKMONDAY16001700S11-0301,
Available in Tutorial Balloting [Iteration 2].
U13 TUTORIALEVEN WEEKTUESDAY15001600S11-0301,
Available in Tutorial Balloting [Iteration 2].
U14 TUTORIALEVEN WEEKTUESDAY16001700S11-0301,
Not Available in Tutorial Balloting yet.
U15 TUTORIALEVEN WEEKWEDNESDAY16001700S11-0301,
Not Available in Tutorial Balloting yet.





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