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Academic Structures

Programme Academic Structure for 2019 - 2020, BSc in Physics with Astronomy

This information is provisional & subject to change.

Year 1 Core Modules:

CodeTitleCreditSemesterExam %CA %Resit Category
CA146Introduction to Programming5Semester 250501
CS108Inorganic and Physical Chemistry5Semester 180203
MS129ACalculus I5Semester 180203
MS130Calculus II5Semester 280203
PS101Motion and Energy7.5Semester 180203
PS102Light and Optics5Semester 180203
PS104Electricity and Magnetism5Semester 201001
PS105Physical & Thermal Properties of Matter5Semester 201001
PS108The Universe5Semester 280203
PS151Physics Laboratory I7.5Semester 101002
PS157Physics Laboratory II5Semester 201002

Year 2 Core Modules:

CodeTitleCreditSemesterExam %CA %Resit Category
EE223Digital and Analogue Electronics I5Semester 175253
MS200ALinear Mathematics7.5Semester 280203
MS221Calculus of Several Variables5Semester 180203
PS201Quantum Physics I5Semester 180203
PS202Electromagnetism5Semester 201001
PS204Solid State Physics I5Semester 280203
PS207Nuclear Physics and Relativity5Semester 180203
PS213Space Science and Technology5Semester 280203
PS223Intro to Methods of Classical Mechanics5Semester 180203
PS258Physics Laboratory III5Semester 101002
PS261Physics Laboratory (PHA)5Semester 201002

Year 2 Optional Modules:

CodeTitleCreditSemesterExam %CA %Resit Category
CA247Advanced Programming5Semester 250501
CA297Programming5Semester 250501

Year 3 Core Modules:

CodeTitleCreditSemesterExam %CA %Resit Category
IN316INTRA (PHA)27.5Semester 201002
MS225Modelling with Differential Equations5Semester 190103
PS301Quantum Physics II5Semester 180203
PS302Statistical Physics5Semester 180203
PS307Wave Optics5Semester 180203
PS310Astronomical Techniques7.5Semester 101002
PS311Stellar Physics5Semester 180203

Year 4 Core Modules:

CodeTitleCreditSemesterExam %CA %Resit Category
EE425Image Processing & Analysis5Semester 175251
MS339Mechanics5Semester 180203
MS445Topics in Astrophysics5Semester 280201
PS405Extragalactic Astrophysics and Cosmology5Semester 280203
PS412Electrodynamics5Semester 180203
PS415Applied Spectroscopy5Semester 101001
PS451Final Year Project20Year long01002

Year 4 Optional Modules:

CodeTitleCreditSemesterExam %CA %Resit Category
PS403Digital Signal Processing5Semester 280203
PS406Plasma Science and Technology5Semester 280203
PS413Nanotechnology and Surface Analysis5Semester 280203
PS432Computational Physics5Semester 260401
UM405Uaneen Non-Contributing Module5Year long01001

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