Physics Skills and Professional Development 3

Module code: PA3000

Module co-ordinator: Dr Mervyn Roy

In this module you will further develop skills that are essential in the study of physics alongside transferrable skills that you will need later on the course which will benefit your future career.

Working in a small tutorial group overseen by a member of academic staff, you will cover personal and professional development and career planning. We will cover topics such as revision and exam technique, and you will have the opportunity to give feedback on the course.

During integrated career development sessions you will take part in activities designed to improve your employability, including interview training. You will reflect upon your personal and professional development, plan toward your future career, and have the opportunity to attend the Festival of Careers.

Topics covered

  • Study skills
  • Career development and planning
  • Interview training


  • 2 hours of lectures
  • 8 hours of practicals/workshops
  • 4 hours of tutorials


There is no formal assessment of this module but you will be expected to attend all the sessions.