Science 2: Mechanics

Module code: FS0012

In this module you will learn how to describe and explain the motion of bodies subject to forces, including a focus on Newton’s Laws of motion and their application in various scenarios. You will be introduced to the concepts of work, energy and power, before studying wave-properties and oscillations, and more advanced topics such as fluid mechanics and gravity.


  • 26 hours of lectures
  • 12 hours of practical classes and workshops
  • 112 hours of guided independent study


  • Core learning exercises (30%)
  • Project (20%)
  • Workshops (10%)
  • Exam, 2 hours (40%)