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School of Physics and Astronomy

6. Core Options Pathways (16/17)

Core and Optional Course Units

(Core courses in bold)

Stream

S1

S2

S3

S4

S5

S6

S7

S8

Classical and Quantum Mechanics

Dynamics,

Quantum Physics and Relativity

Vibrations and Waves

Introduction to Quantum Mechanics

Applications of Quantum Mechanics,

Mathematical Fundamentals of Quantum Mechanics (M)

Advanced Quantum Mechanics (M)

Quantum Field Theory (M)

Physics of Fluids,

Gauge Theories (M)

Electricity and Magnetism

Light and Optics

Electricity and Magnetism

Electromagnetism

Electromagnetic Radiation,

Electrodynamics (M)

Theoretical Physics

Random Processes in Physics (M)

Advanced Dynamics (M)

Lagrangian Dynamics (M)

Complex Variables and Integral Transforms (M)

Introduction to Nonlinear Physics (M)

Advanced Statistical Physics (M)

Condensed Matter Physics

Properties of Matter

Thermal and Statistical Physics,

Fundamentals of Solid State Physics

Thermal Physics of Bose and Fermi Gases

Solid State Physics,

Semiconductor Quantum Structures

Soft Matter Physics,

Superconductors and Superfluids

Frontiers of Solid State Physics

Nuclear Physics

Physics of Energy Sources

Introduction to Nuclear and Particle Physics

Nuclear Physics,

Applied Nuclear Physics

Nuclear Structure and Exotic Nuclei

Reactor Systems,

Nuclear Forces and Reactions

Particle Physics

Particle Physics

Frontiers of Particle Physics 1

Frontiers of Particle Physics 2

Astrophysics

Introduction to Astrophysics and Cosmology

Physics of the Solar System

Galaxies

Astrophysical Processes

Nuclear Fusion and Astrophysical Plasmas

Cosmology,

Stars and Stellar Evolution

Radio Astronomy,

Gravitation (M)

Early Universe (M),

Galaxy Formation

Technological Physics and Photonics

Physics in Everyday Life,

Digital Electronics

Circuits

Amplifiers and Feedback

Wave Optics,

Introduction to Photonics

Lasers and Photonics

Laser Photomedicine,

Frontiers of Laser Physics

Frontiers of Photon Science

Mathematics

Mathematics 1

Mathematics 2

Mathematics of Waves and Fields

Introduction to Geometry,

Propositional Logic,

Fluid Mechanics

Viscous Fluid Flow,

Elasticity

Mathematical Methods for Physics (M),

Number Theory: The Riemann Zeta Function,

Waves

Stream

S1

S2

S3

S4

S5

S6

S7

S8

Computing

Computing and Data Analysis

Introductory Computing for Physicists

Computational Physics,

Theory Computing Project

Object-Oriented Programming in C++,

Quantum Computing

Laboratory

First Year Laboratory

First Year Laboratory

Second Year Laboratory

Second Year Laboratory,

Additional Laboratory Project

Third Year Laboratory

Third Year Laboratory

Other

Physics

Special Topics in Physics

Dissertation

Physics and Reality

Project

Project

Earth and Atmospheric Science

Planet Earth

Earth Resources,

Introduction to Planetary Science

Atmospheric Physics & Weather

Geophysical Techniques

Meteorology and Atmospheric Physics

Comparative Planetology,

Climate and Energy

Clouds, Aerosols and Atmospheric Processes

Biological Science

Evolutionary and Population Genetics,

Introduction to Current Topics in Biology

Physics of Living Processes, Physics of Medical Imaging,

Genetic Engineering

Biomaterials Physics

History of Science

Science and the Modern World

Frankenstein to the Matrix: Science Fiction and Film

Information Age

The Nuclear Age: From Hiroshima to Nuclear Terrorism

History of Climate Change

Economics

Microeconomic Principles,

UK Economy: Microeconomics

Macroeconomic Principles,

UK Economy: Macroeconomics

Economics for Environmental Management

Introduction to Financial Mathematics

Operational Research,

Business Economics 1A

Business Economics 1B,

Mathematical Modelling of Finance

Business and Management

Fundamentals of Management

Fundamentals of Finance, Fundamentals of Management / Accounting

Strategy, Organisation and Competition, New Product Development and Innovation

Technology Strategy and Innovation, Organisations and Employment

Management, Technology and Innovation, Marketing

Strategy, Human Resource Management, Managing Projects

Enterprise

Entrepreneurial Skills A

Entrepreneurial Skills B

Tools and Techniques for Enterprise

Advanced Technology Enterprise

Enterprise Strategy and Marketing

Enterprise Feasibility

Wider curriculum

Professional Skills

University College Courses (S3-S6)

University College Courses

Interdisciplinary Sustainable Development, University College Courses

University College Courses