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PX146 - Key Skills for Physics

  • Module code: PX146
  • Module name: Key Skills for Physics
  • Department: Physics
  • Credit: 12

Content and teaching | Assessment | Availability

Module content and teaching

Principal aims

The module aims are twofold: to revise the calculus, algebra and trigonometry of the A-level syllabus, and to improve students' fluency in these topics, to ensure that they are prepared for the mathematical content of the year 1 physics modules and to develop students problem solving skills in physics

Principal learning outcomes

On successful completion of this module you should be able to: Successfully tackle mathematical problems that require understanding of the A-level mathematics syllabus in calculus, trigonometry and algebra; Use the knowledge they have obtained from lectures and reading to successfully tackle appropriate problems in the physics covered by year 1 modules.

Timetabled teaching activities

Weekly seminar groups.

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Module assessment

Assessment group Assessment name Percentage
12 CATS (Module code: PX146-12)
A (Assessed work only) Assessed Course Work 100%

Module availability

This module is available on the following courses:

  • Undergraduate Physics (BSc) (F300) - Year 1
  • Undergraduate Physics (BSc MPhys) (F304) - Year 1
  • Undergraduate Physics and Business Studies (F3N1) - Year 1
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