# PX277 - Computational Physics

**Module code:**PX277**Module name:**Computational Physics**Department:**Physics**Credit:**7.5

Content and teaching | Assessment | Availability

## Module content and teaching

###### Principal aims

To acquire programming skills necessary to solve physics problems with the help of the Python programming language, a language widely used by physicists

###### Principal learning outcomes

Students should: Understand how computers can be used to solve physics problems; Be able to translate physics problems into a form suitable for solution using a computer program; Be able to design algorithms and implement them; Be able to handle and analyse physics data.

###### Timetabled teaching activities

5 lectures and 10 1 hour workshops

###### Departmental link

https://warwick.ac.uk/fac/sci/physics/current/teach/syllabi/year2/px277/

## Module assessment

Assessment group | Assessment name | Percentage |
---|---|---|

7.5 CATS (Module code: PX277-7.5) | ||

A (Assessed work only) | Assessed Computing Assignments | 100% |

## Module availability

This module is available on the following courses:

###### Core

N/A

###### Optional Core

N/A

###### Optional

- Undergraduate Physics (BSc) (F300) - Year 2
- Undergraduate Physics (MPhys) (F303) - Year 2
- Undergraduate Physics (BSc MPhys) (F304) - Year 2
- Undergraduate Physics and Business Studies (F3N1) - Year 2
- Undergraduate Mathematics and Physics (MMathPhys) (FG31) - Year 2
- Undergraduate Mathematics and Physics (BSc MMathPhys) (FG33) - Year 2
- Undergraduate Mathematics (BSc) (G100) - Year 2
- Undergraduate Mathematics with Intercalated Year (G101) - Year 2
- Undergraduate Mathematics (MMath) (G103) - Year 2
- Undergraduate Master of Mathematics (with Intercalated Year) (G105) - Year 2
- Undergraduate Mathematics (MMath) with Study in Europe (G106) - Year 2
- Undergraduate Mathematics and Business Studies (with Intercalated Year) (G1N2) - Year 2
- Undergraduate Mathematics and Business Studies (G1NC) - Year 2
- Undergraduate Mathematics and Physics (BSc) (GF13) - Year 2
- Undergraduate Mathematics and Economics (GL11) - Year 2
- Undergraduate Mathematics and Economics (with Intercalated Year) (GL12) - Year 2