Computer Science (3 Years) [BSc]
Physics & The Grand Challenges of Today
|Unit level:||Level 2|
|Teaching period(s):||Semester 2|
|Offered by||School of Physics and Astronomy|
|Available as a free choice unit?:||Y
This course aims to provide students with the knowledge and conceptual understanding of certain aspects of physics and the processes by which scientific knowledge is developed, such that they are able to evaluate critically the important scientific and technological issues and challenges facing the modern world.
Teaching and learning methods
The students will be able to:
- Analytical skillsThe course provides a range of insights on the analysis of information, in particular numerical data.
- Problem solving
- Written communicationThe coursework essays develop the skills of researching, summarizing and evaluating scientific and technical information and presenting this to a broad audience.
- Other - 50%
- Written exam - 50%
Assessment Further Information
- Lectures - 22 hours
- Practical classes & workshops - 6 hours
- Independent study hours - 72 hours