Physics and Communication Skills

School of Physics and Astronomy

College of Engineering and Physical Sciences

Details

Code 00976

Level of study First Year

Credit value 10

Semester 1

Module description

WorkshopThis module comprises a series of workshops at which physics understanding is developed through solving general problems. Training is also provided in various communication skills through essay writing, report presentation and oral presentations.

COMPONENTS ARE:

  • S1 Careers Project 7.5%, /15
  • S1 Poster 10%, /100
  • S1 Skills Test 10%, /50
  • S1 Student Talk (in tutorial) 5%, /20
  • S2 Skills & Specialism Exam/Cont Assess Concepts 25%, /100
  • S2 Essay (lab for TPAM/TP (no lab)) 7.5%, /100

ComputingThe use of a mathematical analysis package (MathCad) and programming skills (C++) are introduced and developed during weekly periods in the computing laboratory.
  • S1 Computing 17.5%, /100
  • S2 Computing 17.5%, /100.