Light and Matter, Waves and Quanta

Module code: NS2010

Topics Covered

  • Properties of matter, heat and light.
  • Laws of thermodynamics
  • Oscillations
  • Quantum theory of matter
  • Wave and particle theory nature of light and matter
  • Mathematical modelling

Learning

  • 32 hours of lectures
  • 8 hours of seminars
  • 4 hours of tutorials 
  • 20 hours of practical classes and workshops 
  • 236 hours of guided independent study

Assessment

  • 2 exams, 2 hours each (60%)
  • Coursework (40%)