PHY8006 : Advanced Topic in Physics
- Offered for Year: 2019/20
- Module Leader(s): Dr Thomas Billam
- Owning School: Mathematics, Statistics and Physics
- Teaching Location: Newcastle City Campus
|Semester 1 Credit Value:||15|
This module will introduce students to an advanced topic in physics in which the School has an international research reputation, presented by a member of staff with expertise in that area and relevant to their research project.
Outline Of Syllabus
An advanced topic in physics in which the School has an international research reputation.
|Guided Independent Study||Assessment preparation and completion||20||1:00||20:00||Preparation for assignment 2|
|Guided Independent Study||Assessment preparation and completion||20||1:00||20:00||Preparation for assignment 1|
|Guided Independent Study||Directed research and reading||98||1:00||98:00||Reading of recommended literature and text books|
|Scheduled Learning And Teaching Activities||Small group teaching||12||1:00||12:00||Small group tutorial to guide self-study|
Teaching Rationale And Relationship
The module leader will provide the student with relevant reading material for self-study and tutorial sheets for problem solving, which will be guided through weekly small-group tutorials.
The format of resits will be determined by the Board of Examiners
|Written exercise||1||M||50||Problem-solving exercises 1|
|Written exercise||1||M||50||Problem-solving exercises 2|
Assessment Rationale And Relationship
The problem-solving aspects of the examination enable the students to demonstrate that they are able to apply their understanding and their analysis and synthesis skills to specific problems.