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Department of Physics Programme Catalogue 2013/14

USPH-AFB09: BSc Physics

Leading to the award of BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN PHYSICS

Mode of attendance: Full-time

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Year 3

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  • This year of this programme of study does not currently fall within the NFAAR

Academic Year

Compulsory Units:
PH30036 Final year project (BSc) 12 Credits

Semester 1

Optional Units: Select 4 units from the following list:
PH20013 Quantum & atomic physics 6 Credits
PH20016 Particles, nuclei & stars 6 Credits
PH20019 Mathematics for scientists 3 6 Credits
PH20029 Thermal physics 6 Credits
PH30024 Contemporary physics 6 Credits
PH30028 Condensed matter physics 2 6 Credits
PH30030 Quantum mechanics 6 Credits
PH30031 Simulation techniques 6 Credits
PH30035 Physics and engineering applied to medicine 6 Credits
PH30055 Computational physics A 6 Credits
PH30077 Electromagnetism 2 6 Credits
ZZ30001 Director of Studies approved unit 6 Credits

Semester 2

Optional Units: Select 24 credits from the following list:
PH20014 Electromagnetism 1 6 Credits
PH20015 Semiconductor physics 3 Credits
PH20017 Condensed matter physics 1 6 Credits
PH20018 Programming skills 6 Credits
PH20020 Mathematics for scientists 4 6 Credits
PH30025 Mathematical methods 6 Credits
PH30032 Laser physics 6 Credits
PH30056 Computational physics B 6 Credits
PH30057 Stellar & galactic astrophysics 6 Credits
PH30078 Magnetism 3 Credits
PH30079 Superconductivity 3 Credits
PH30087 Fluid dynamics 3 Credits
PH30094 Planetary physics 3 Credits
ZZ30004 Director of Studies approved unit 6 Credits

* This programme catalogue is applicable for the 2013/14 academic year only. Students continuing their studies into 2014/15 and beyond should not assume that later years of a programme will be in the format displayed here for 2013/14.
* Programmes and units are subject to change at any time, in accordance with normal University procedures.
* Availability of units will be subject to constraints such as staff availability, minimum and maximum group sizes, and timetabling factors as well as a student's ability to meet any pre-requisite rules.