Postgraduate

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Modules

PHY8006 : Advanced Topic in Physics

Semesters
Semester 1 Credit Value: 15
ECTS Credits: 8.0

Aims

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.

Teaching Methods

Teaching Activities
Category Activity Number Length Student Hours Comment
Guided Independent StudyAssessment preparation and completion201:0020:00Preparation for assignment 2
Guided Independent StudyAssessment preparation and completion201:0020:00Preparation for assignment 1
Guided Independent StudyDirected research and reading981:0098:00Reading of recommended literature and text books
Scheduled Learning And Teaching ActivitiesSmall group teaching121:0012:00Small group tutorial to guide self-study
Total150:00
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.

Assessment Methods

The format of resits will be determined by the Board of Examiners

Other Assessment
Description Semester When Set Percentage Comment
Written exercise1M50Problem-solving exercises 1
Written exercise1M50Problem-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.

Reading Lists

Timetable