BSc Physics with Theoretical Physics / Course details

Year of entry: 2022

Course unit details:
Year 2 Lab Work (One Semester)

Course unit fact file
Unit code PHYS20280
Credit rating 10
Unit level Level 2
Teaching period(s) Semester 1
Offered by Department of Physics & Astronomy
Available as a free choice unit? No


Year 2 Lab Work (One Semester)


Unit title Unit code Requirement type Description
Year 1 Lab Work (All Yr) PHYS10180 Pre-Requisite Compulsory
Year 1 Lab Work (One Semester) PHYS10280 Pre-Requisite Compulsory

Assessment methods

Method Weight
Practical skills assessment 100%

Feedback methods


Students will be able to ask questions and will receive guidance (including an initial introduction) throughout the experiment.
During interviews, advice on how to improve the measurement, analysis and presentation of results will be given orally and also written on the assessment sheets, copies of which will be given to the student.
In written reports, detailed comments on how the report might be improved are written on the reports. More general comments are written on the marked sheets, copies of which are returned to the students along with the marked reports. Students are strongly encouraged to contact the markers, when any written comments can be elaborated upon.

Study hours

Scheduled activity hours
Assessment practical exam 6
Practical classes & workshops 66
Independent study hours
Independent study 28

Teaching staff

Staff member Role
Paul Walmsley Unit coordinator

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