Academic year(s): 2018-2019
SCOTCAT credits : 15
ECTS credits : 7
Level : SCQF Level 10
Availability restrictions: Not automatically available to General Degree students
The aims of the module are (i) to familiarise students with a wide variety of experimental techniques and equipment, and (ii) to instil an appreciation of the significance of experiments and their results. The module consists of sub-modules on topics such as solid state physics, optics, interfacing, and signal processing.
Pre-requisite(s): Before taking this module you must pass PH3081 or pass PH3082 or ( pass MT2506 and pass MT2507 )
Weekly contact: 2 x 3.5-hour laboratories.
Scheduled learning hours: 70
Guided independent study hours: 80
As used by St Andrews: Coursework = 100%
As defined by QAA
Written examinations : 0%
Practical examinations : 0%
Re-assessment: No Re-assessment available - laboratory based
Please see also the information in the School's Handbook for Honours modules available via https://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/physics/staff_students/timetables.php
This link also gives access to timetables for the modules.
Module coordinator: Dr C F Rae
Module teaching staff: Dr C Rae and others