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MPAGS Training Modules

Modules are grouped by broad subject area for convenience. Students are free to choose any modules subject to their home department's rules on the taught components of the research degree. Please browse all subject areas when looking for modules and contact the module convenor if you are not sure whether the module would be suitable.

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Module Contacts

Academic staff contact details can be found for Warwick, Birmingham , Nottingham, and Leicester

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Scheduled Date
Formation of Planetary Systems Start: 24/02/2022

Astrophysical Techniques

Start: 27/10/2021

Stellar Evolution

Not running
Astronomy Background Reading  
Black Hole and Gravitational Waves Start: 07/10/2021




An Introduction to Scientific Computing with Python Start: 04/10/2021
Software Development with C++ Start: 07/10/2021
Machine Learning Start: 17/01/2022




Introduction to Quantum Field Theory for Condensed Matter

 Not running 2021/22
Nano / Surface Physics (online only, Moodle) Not running 2021/22
Epitaxy Fundamentals postponed until January 2023
Vacuum Science (hands-on content + Moodle) Not running 2021/22
Optics Lab (hands-on content) Start:14-16/12/2021
Introduction to Microfabrication Start: 01/11/2021
Introduction to Microscopy Start: 02/11/2021
Probes of Condensed Matter:Mossbauer and Mu-SR
Start: 04/10/2021
Introduction to Continuous Groups  Not running 2021/22
Bosonic Physics  TBC
Classical and Quantum Phase Transitions TBC
Bose-Einstein Condensation in Ultra Cold Gases Not running 2021/22
Open Quantum Systems and Quantum Thermodynamics Start: 25/10/2021
Quantum Computation self study



Relativistic Quantum Mechanics Start: 6/10/2021
QED and the Standard Model Start: 10/11/2021
Quantum Field Theory Start: 10/11/2021
Particle Techniques Start: 11/1/2022
Introduction to Particle Physics Start: 5/10/2021
Statistics for Particle Physics Start:10/1/2022
Group Theory for Particle Physics Start: 9/11/2021
Trigger for Particle Physics Start: 14/1/2022
Deep Inelastic Scattering Start: 19/1/2022
Digital Electronics Start: 5/10/2021
Higgs Boson Physics Start: 12/1/2022
Data Analysis with Machine Learning Not running 2021/22