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Module

PHY2028 : Laboratory and Professional Skills in Physics

  • Offered for Year: 2020/21
  • Module Leader(s):
  • Owning School: Mathematics, Statistics and Physics
  • Teaching Location: Newcastle City Campus
Semesters
Semester 1 Credit Value: 10
Semester 2 Credit Value: 10
ECTS Credits: 10.0

Aims

To raise awareness of and develop students' transferable Physics career management skills.

To enable students to utilise current careers information to help make future careers decisions.

To reflect and market their employability attributes in job applications.

To introduce and enhance practical skills through the use of challenging experimental Physics.

To enable the student to demonstrate enhanced capabilities in terms of error analysis and good experimental technique.

To enhance scientific writing skills by reporting experimental Physics.

To continue the development of MatLab and LabView programming to enable the student to be able to use computing to support their learning and development.

The career management aspects of the module will develop students' understanding of what it means to be employable in the national and international labour market.

Outline Of Syllabus

Professional skills: employability attributes awareness and development, occupational/LMI awareness, marketability including application writing and interview techniques.

The experiments used in the laboratory portion of the module will be used to reinforce key aspects of Physics, including those covered in the Stage 2 taught modules.

Teaching Methods

Module leaders are revising this content in light of the Covid 19 restrictions.
Revised and approved detail information will be available by 17 August.

Assessment Methods

Module leaders are revising this content in light of the Covid 19 restrictions.
Revised and approved detail information will be available by 17 August.

Reading Lists

Timetable