Electromagnetism and Quantum Physics

Module code: FS0044

In this module you will explore the origin and interactions of electromagnetic forces and fields, and learn about the generation and flow of electricity. You will be introduced to basic quantum mechanical concepts and study a range of atomic and nuclear processes including radioactivity, excitation and ionisation.

Topics covered

  • Electromagnetic forces and fields
  • Electrical circuits and electromagnetic inductance
  • Atomic and nuclear processes
  • Quantum phenomena

Learning

  • 20 hours of lectures
  • 20 hours of practicals and workshops
  • 110 hours of independent study

Assessment

  • Core learning exercises (20%)
  • Workshop engagement (20%)
  • Exam, 2 hours (60%)