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3 Years Full Time / Full Time / Part Time
After completing this programme, students will be familiar with all the main branches of physics, including quantum, solid state and atomic and nuclear physics. They will also have a good understanding of related mathematics disciplines such as linear algebra and calculus. Practical assignments and projects are an integral part of the programme, ensuring that studentsâ€™ knowledge goes beyond the purely theoretical.
Type: undergraduate degree
Duration: 3 years part time
Compulsory Subjects
First year subjects:
- Modern physics
- Practical work
- Linear algebra
- Pre-calculus Mathematics
- Calculus
- General chemistry
- Comprehension skills for science
- End-user Computing
Second year subjects:
- Classical mechanics
- Electricity and magnetism
- Waves
- Calculus in higher dimensions
- Linear algebra
- Differential equations
Third year subjects:
- Quantum physics
- Solid state physics
- Atomic and nuclear physics
- Mechanics and the calculus of variations
- Statistical physics
- Complex analysis
- Ordinary differential equations
Careers: physical modeller, mathematical modeller, teacher, entrepreneur.
Source:
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