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PH4043   Studies in Physics and Chemistry

Academic year(s): 2018-2019

Key information

SCOTCAT credits : 5

ECTS credits : 2

Level : SCQF level 10

Semester: 2

Availability restrictions: Available only to students in the honours years of the joint Chemistry and Physics degree programme.

Planned timetable: To be arranged.

This module, which is for students on the joint degree programme Chemistry and Physics, provides guidance on literature research and communication skills. Students choose area(s) of interest relevant to the joint degree to explore and to write a review article and a provide a short presentation. The module thus addresses important professional skills, develops subject knowledge, and explicitly brings together the two halves of the degree programme.

Relationship to other modules

Pre-requisite(s): Before taking this module you must pass CH3441 and pass PH3082 and pass PH3061. This module is available only to students in the honours years of the joint degree programme in Chemistry and Physics

Anti-requisite(s): You cannot take this module if you take PH3014

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact: 1-hour lecture (x 4 weeks), 1-hour tutorial (x 5 weeks)

Scheduled learning hours: 9

Guided independent study hours: 41

Assessment pattern

As used by St Andrews: Coursework (including Presentation (20%)= 100%

As defined by QAA
Written examinations : 0%
Practical examinations : 20%
Coursework: 80%

Re-assessment: No Re-assessment available


Module teaching staff: Dr B Sinclair

Additional information from school

Please see also the information in the School's Handbook for Honours modules available via This link also gives access to timetables for the modules.