Prif Ffeithiau

Cod F301
  • Cynnig lefel-A nodweddiadol

    Available to candidates without formal qualifications who have suitable background education, experience and motivation

  • Hyd y Cwrs

    4 blwyddyn

  • Cyfrwng Cymraeg

    33%

Manylion pellach ynglŷn â'r gofynion mynediad

Ymgeisio Nawr

The Physics (with Foundation Year) degree, at Aberystwyth University, is accredited by the Institute of Physics (IOP) and designed for you fulfill your potential in a supportive learning environment.

Physics is one of the oldest academic disciplines, but one which makes significant contributions to modern society, with theoretical breakthroughs feeding into new sciences and fostering modern technologies.

The concepts of Physics form the basis of most scientific language and the subject finds its way into most modern science and technology, enhancing the scope for your future employment prospects.

Bodlonrwydd Myfyrwyr Cyffredinol a Chanlyniadau Cyflogadwyedd

Adran Ffiseg: 90% boddhad myfyrwyr ym maes pwnc Ffiseg a Seryddiaeth  (ACF 2018) 

93% o’n graddedigion mewn gwaith a/neu astudiaethau pellach o fewn chwe mis ar ôl graddio. (HESA 2018*).

Trosolwg

Why study Physics at Aberystwyth?

  • On completion of this degree you will leave with accreditation by the IOP (Institute of Physics)
  • Physics has been taught at Aberystwyth since its foundation and it continues to be an innovative learning experience for all
  • You will be taught by experts in their field
  • Our researchers are involved in the current European Space Agency ExoMars 2020 Project and engineering low dimensional materials (i.e. graphene)
Ein Staff

Mae gan bob un o ddarlithwyr yr Adran Ffiseg gymwysterau hyd at safon PhD a hanes o wneud gwaith ymchwil yn eu meysydd arbenigol.

Modiwlau

Noder: Y modiwlau a restrir isod yw'r modiwlau y bwriedir eu cyflwyno ar hyn o bryd yn ystod y flwyddyn academaidd nesaf ac mae'n bosibl y gallant newid. Maent wedi'u cynnwys yma i roi syniad o strwythur y cwrs.

Fe'i cyflwynir yn rhannol neu'n gyflawn drwy gyfrwng yn Saesneg

Core

Teitl y Modiwl Cod y Modiwl Gwerth Credyd
Introduction to Mathematical Methods for Physicists 1 PH06020 20
Introduction to Physical Forces * PH01010 10
Introduction to the Physics of Matter PH03010 10
Energy and the Environment PH19010 10
Introduction to Electricity and Magnetism PH02510 10
Introduction to Laboratory Physics * PH05720 20
Introduction to Mathematical Methods for Physicists 2 PH06520 20
Introduction to Oscillations and Waves PH02010 10

Opsiynau

Teitl y Modiwl Cod y Modiwl Gwerth Credyd
Foundations of Mathematics 1 MA02610 10
Spreadsheets for University Students CS01010 10
The Mathematics Driving License for Computer Science CS10410 10

Opsiynau

Teitl y Modiwl Cod y Modiwl Gwerth Credyd
Calcwlws MT10610 10
Algebra a Chalcwlws Pellach MT11010 10
Fe'i cyflwynir yn rhannol neu'n gyflawn drwy gyfrwng yn Saesneg

Core

Teitl y Modiwl Cod y Modiwl Gwerth Credyd
Algebra and Differential Equations * PH16210 10
Calculus * MP10610 10
Classical Dynamics * PM14010 10
Classical Physics * PH11010 10
Forces and Energy * PH11120 20
Further Algebra and Calculus MP11010 10
Laboratory Techniques for Experimental Physics (20 Credits) * PH15720 20
Modern Physics PH14310 10
Physics Career Planning and Skills Development * PH12910 10

Opsiynau

Teitl y Modiwl Cod y Modiwl Gwerth Credyd
Astronomy PH18010 10
Communication and Technology PH19510 10
Fe'i cyflwynir yn rhannol neu'n gyflawn drwy gyfrwng yn Saesneg

Core

Teitl y Modiwl Cod y Modiwl Gwerth Credyd
Mathematical Physics * PM26020 20
Sensors, Electronics & Instrumentation PH24520 20
Thermodynamics * PH21510 10
Electricity and Magnetism PH22510 10
Experimental Physics * PH25520 20
Numerical Techniques for Physicists PH26620 20
Optics PH22010 10
Principles of Quantum Mechanics PH23010 10
Fe'i cyflwynir yn rhannol neu'n gyflawn drwy gyfrwng yn Saesneg

Core

Teitl y Modiwl Cod y Modiwl Gwerth Credyd
Concepts in Condensed Matter Physics * PH32410 10
Modern Optics and Photonics PH34510 10
Numerical Methods PH36010 10
Structure Determination of Condensed Matter PH33510 10
Materials Physics PH33810 10
Probing Atoms and Molecules * PH32710 10
Project (40 Credits) * PH37540 40
Semiconductor Technology PH33610 10

Cyflogadwyedd

What can I do with a physics degree?

Our graduates have discovered career paths in:

  • Medical Physicist
  • Radiation Protection Practitioner
  • Research Scientist

Other graduates from our department have sought careers in:

  • Systems Developer
  • Product Development
  • Technical Author
  • Meteorologist

Employability is embedded across all of our teaching and ethics. We instil these skills to our students:

• Research and data analysis skills
• Enhanced mathematical and computational skills
• Effective problem-solving and creative thinking skills
• Ability to work independently
• Time-management and organisational skills, including the ability to meet deadlines
• Ability to express ideas and communicate information in a clear and structured manner, in both written and oral form
• Self-motivation and self-reliance
• Team-working, with the ability to discuss concepts in groups, accommodating different ideas and reaching agreement

What work experience opportunities exist whilst studying? 

Click here to find out about the various opportunities that our Aberystwyth University Careers team offer. 

Enhance your employability prospects with GO Wales and YES (Year in Employment Scheme) managed by our Careers department. 

Addysg a Dysgu

What will I learn?

The breakdown below will provide you with an illustration of what you may study during the four year degree scheme.

In the first year you will discover;

  • Newtonian physics
  • The physics of matter
  • Oscillations and waves
  • Electricity and magnetism
  • Laboratory experiments
  • Basic mathematical tools commonly used in physics

In your second year, you will explore;

  • Classic and modern physics (algebra and calculus)
  • Computational and experimental physics
  • Quantum theory
  • Dynamics
  • The principles of gravitational and electrostatic fields

In your third year, you will study;

  • Thermal physics
  • Quantum mechanics
  • Experimental analogue electronics
  • Data handling and statistics
  • Instrumentation systems
  • Experimental physics

In your final year you will investigate;

  • Semiconductor physics
  • Electromagnetism
  • Optronics
  • Condensed Matter
  • Atoms and Molecules
  • Numerical Methods

How will I be taught?

We teach our students through lectures, seminars, tutorials, workshops, practicals, individual and group-based project work.

We assess our students through coursework, presentations, lab reports, lab diaries and examinations.

Further information:

You will be assigned a personal tutor throughout your degree course, who will help you with any problems or queries, whether these are academic-related or personal issues. You should feel free to contact them at any time for help and advice.

You will also have the opportunity to complete a Personal Development Plan (PDP) at Aberystwyth. This is a structured process of self-appraisal, reflection, and planning, which will enable you to chart your personal, academic and professional development throughout your time at university. By recording your academic performance, and highlighting the skills you already have and those you will need for future employability, the PDP portfolio will equip you with the necessary tools to plan effectively, develop successful approaches to study, and consider your future career options and aspirations.

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