Module Information

Module Identifier
Module Title
Individual Project 40 Credits
Academic Year
Intended for use in future years
Mutually Exclusive
Core Physics Modules at Level 1

Course Delivery

Delivery Type Delivery length / details
Practical 128 Hours. 32 x 4 hourly laboratory sessions


Assessment Type Assessment length / details Proportion
Semester Assessment One-pager to demonstrate viable setup and sample result  5%
Semester Assessment Final Report (5,000 words)  60%
Semester Assessment Oral Presentation  20%
Semester Assessment Project Progress  15%
Supplementary Assessment As determined by the Departmental Examining Board  100%

Learning Outcomes

After taking this module students should be able to work independently on an open-ended project.

After taking this module students should be able to perepare and submit a comprehensive report to meet a given deadline.

After taking this module students should be able to defend the work at an oral examination.


This module takes the form of an individual project in which the student investigates a problem under the supervision of a member of the academic staff. The nature of the problem may be experiemental, theoretical, data analysis or computer modeling. The project will allow the student to apply knowledge and techniques learned in the course so far. Emphasis is placed on understanding and application of fundamental physical principles.


This module is at CQFW Level 6