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PX395 - The Standard Model

  • Module code: PX395
  • Module name: The Standard Model
  • Department: Physics
  • Credit: 7.5

Content and teaching | Assessment | Availability

Module content and teaching

Principal aims

To describe the standard model of particle physics

Principal learning outcomes

At the end of the module, you should: Understand qualitatively how elementary particles and their interactions are described by local gauge theories; Be able to demonstrate quantitatively important aspects of the model and quote experimental evidence that supports it; Appreciate the limitations of the established theory

Timetabled teaching activities

15 lectures

Departmental link

http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/sci/physics/current/teach/syllabi/year3/px395

Module assessment

Assessment group Assessment name Percentage
7.5 CATS (Module code: PX395-7.5)
B (Examination only) Examination - Main Summer Exam Period (weeks 4-9) 100%

Module availability

This module is available on the following courses:

Core

N/A

Optional Core

N/A

Optional
  • Undergraduate Physics (BSc) (F300) - Year 3
  • Undergraduate Physics (with Intercalated Year) (F301) - Year 4
  • Undergraduate Physics (BSc MPhys) (F304) - Year 3
  • Undergraduate Mathematics and Physics (BSc MMathPhys) (FG33) - Year 3
  • Undergraduate Mathematics and Physics (BSc) (GF13) - Year 3
  • Undergraduate Mathematics and Physics (with Intercalated Year) (GF14) - Year 4