Module Information

Module Identifier
Module Title
Project Preparation
Academic Year
Intended for use in future years
Mutually Exclusive
All year 1 core physics modules

Course Delivery

Delivery Type Delivery length / details
Practical 48 Hours. 12 Practical Sessions each of 4 hours duration


Assessment Type Assessment length / details Proportion
Semester Assessment One-page Literature Search Strategy  10%
Semester Assessment Literature Review (2500 words)  50%
Semester Assessment Project and Resource Plan (2 pages)  30%
Semester Assessment Planning Progress  10%
Supplementary Assessment As determined by the Departmental Examining Board  100%

Learning Outcomes

After taking this module students should be able to plan and implement their individual project with a good understanding of the physics involved and of the background literature.

After taking this module students should be able to identify resources to undertake the individual project


As a preparation for the individual Project PH35530, each student will prepare and present a literature review and a short dissertation (1500 word) on the topic of the project, under the close supervision of the project supervisor.


This module is at CQFW Level 6