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Module PY3TP1 Practical in Theoretical Physics

Cohort: JS Theoretical Physics

Credits: 10

Duration: Michaelmas Term, Hilary Term

Assesment: Continuous Assessment

Part I: Practical laboratory – 10 experimental laboratory sessions (of 4 hours duration), 5 computational laboratory sessions (of 4 hours duration). Problems in computational are solved in the computational laboratory.

Part II: Communication Skills - 18 lectures/workshops
The effective communication of scientific results and ideas as written reports and oral presentations. The structure of a scientific article. The role of graphics and diagrams. Style and vocabulary. Addressing an audience. Use of slides and overheads. Class members will give a short seminar to the entire JS lab group and write an essay on topical issues in physics.

Part III: School Seminars - 8 Seminars