Optional Classes

For up-to-date timetable information, click on the class catalogue links below and then click on the link under Teaching.

3rd Year Optional Classes

PH385

Communicating Physics (20)

PH388

Computational Physics (20)

PH389

Mathematical Physics (20)

3rd/4th Year Optional Class

PH465

Industrial Project (20)

4th Year Optional Classes

PH452

Topics in Physics (20)

PH453

Topics in Solid State Physics (20)

PH454

Topics in Nanoscience (20)

PH455

Topics in Photonics (20)

PH456

Topics in Computational and Complex Systems in Physics (20)

PH457

Topics in Theoretical Physics (20)

PH459

Topics in Atomic, Molecular and Nuclear Physics (20)

PH462

Topics in Quantum Optics (20)

5th Year Optional Classes

PH552

Advanced Topics in Physics (20)

PH553

Advanced Topics in Solid State Physics (20)

PH554

Advanced Topics in Nanoscience (20)

PH557

Advanced Topics in Theoretical Physics (20)

PH558

Advanced Topics in Quantum Physics (20)

PH560

Advanced Topics In Electromagnetism And Plasma Physics  (20)

PH562

Advanced Topics in Quantum Optics (20)

Postgraduate Taught Class Options

PH949

Physics Skills (20) (taught with PH551)

PH952

Project (60)

PH953

Introductory Nanoscience (20) (taught with PH454)

PH954

Physics Conversion Course (20) (elements shared with quantum mechanics part of PH284, and the waves and optics part of PH283)

PH955

Advanced Nanoscience 1: Imaging and Microscopy (20) (taught with PH554)

PH956

Advanced Nanoscience 2: Solid State Nanoscience (20) (taught with PH553)

PH957

Topics in Photonics: Laser and Nonlinear Optics (20) (taught with PH455)

PH958

Optical Design (20)

PH959

Experimental Quantum and Atom Optics (20) (taught with PH462)

PH960

Advanced Topics in Photonics: Ultrafast Physics and Plasmas (20) (taught with PH552)

PH962

Photonics Materials and Devices (20) (taught with PH453)

PH963

Advanced Photonics Devices (20)

PH964

Theoretical Quantum Information (20) (taught with PH558)

PH965

Quantum Optics, Nonlinear and Open Quantum Systems (20) (taught with PH458)

PH967

Computational Physics (20) (taught with PH285)

PH968

Experimental Physics (20) (taught with PH390)

CH907

Advanced Nanoscience 3: Chemical and Biomedical Nanoscience (elements of CH572 and CH326)

EE473

Optical Communication (Photonic Systems)

EE972

Control Principles

As noted, some of the postgraduate taught courses are taught with applicable undergraduate courses. There are also options to choose from other advanced level 4th and 5th year undergraduate classes, particularly for Advanced Physics and Applied Physics.