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PX424 - Physics Group Project

  • Module code: PX424
  • Module name: Physics Group Project
  • Department: Physics
  • Credit: 15

Content and teaching | Assessment | Availability

Module content and teaching

Principal aims

This module is intended to provide experience of working as a member of a team, of taking responsibility for a component of a team activity and acting as chairperson and secretary, all of which can be important skills in future careers. The project will also provide the chance of studying in-depth some particular field of physics at the research level.

Principal learning outcomes

At the end of this module you will have developed skills in: working as a member of a group to assess a complex task and divide the work required between the members of the group; achieving competence in a specialised topic (outside the lecture modules) by reading relevant background and research material; discussing the relationship of the results of your investigations with those of your group colleagues; expressing your results in a written form, which integrates with the contribution of your colleagues, to give a unified report; giving a formal presentation of your work to the other members of your group.

Timetabled teaching activities

Weekly meetings

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Module assessment

Assessment group Assessment name Percentage
15 CATS (Module code: PX424-15)
A (Assessed work only) Assessed Course Work 100%

Module availability

This module is available on the following courses:

  • Undergraduate Physics (BSc MPhys) (F304) - Year 3
Optional Core