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PX441 - Quantum Theory of Interacting Particles

  • Module code: PX441
  • Module name: Quantum Theory of Interacting Particles
  • Department: Physics
  • Credit: 15

Content and teaching | Assessment | Availability

Module content and teaching

Principal aims

To cover some theoretical models and mathematical methods important in theoretical physics.

Principal learning outcomes

At the end of this module you should: understand interactions between electrons in atoms and molecules; be able to work with quantum fields; be prepared for postgraduate research in quantum theory of many-body systems.

Timetabled teaching activities

30 Lectures (equivalent)

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Module assessment

Assessment group Assessment name Percentage
15 CATS (Module code: PX441-15)
B (Examination only) Examination - Main Summer Exam Period (weeks 4-9) 100%

Module availability

This module is available on the following courses:



Optional Core


  • Undergraduate Physics (BSc MPhys) (F304) - Year 4
  • Undergraduate Mathematics and Physics (BSc MMathPhys) (FG33) - Year 4