Students take 120 credits a year. Students must take compulsory modules indicated by a "C" in the table below. Students then select from optional modules (indicated by an "O") to meet the 120 credits they a required to take each year. In some cases students may be permitted by their advisor to take modules from other years or modules from other Schools at Queen Mary.

### Physics with Particle Physics (BSc, F392)

#### Year 1, Semester A

Physics Code | Course Name | Credits | Type |
---|---|---|---|

SPA4116 | From Newton to Einstein | 15 | Compulsory |

SPA4121 | Mathematical Techniques 1 | 15 | Compulsory |

SPA4103 | Scientific Measurement | 15 | Compulsory |

#### Year 1, Semester B

Physics Code | Course Name | Credits | Type |
---|---|---|---|

SPA4210 | Electric and Magnetic Fields | 15 | Compulsory |

SPA4321 | Introduction to C++ Programming | 15 | Compulsory |

SPA4122 | Mathematical Techniques 2 | 15 | Compulsory |

SPA4215 | Quantum Physics | 15 | Compulsory |

#### Year 2, Semester A

Physics Code | Course Name | Credits | Type |
---|---|---|---|

SPA5000 | Communication Skills for Physicists | 0 | Compulsory |

SPA5302 | Nuclear Physics and Astrophysics | 15 | Compulsory |

SPA5319 | Quantum Mechanics A | 15 | Compulsory |

SPA5219 | Thermodynamics | 15 | Compulsory |

SPA5218 | Mathematical Techniques 3 | 15 | Elective |

SPA5241 | Planetary Systems | 15 | Elective |

#### Year 2, Semester B

Physics Code | Course Name | Credits | Type |
---|---|---|---|

SPA5228 | Condensed Matter A | 15 | Compulsory |

SPA5222 | Electromagnetic Waves & Optics | 15 | Compulsory |

SPA5201 | Physics Laboratory | 15 | Compulsory |

SPA4101 | Our Universe | 15 | Elective |

SPA5304 | Physical Dynamics | 15 | Elective |

SPA5250 | Physics of Energy and the Environment | 15 | Elective |

SPA5307 | Stars | 15 | Elective |

#### Year 3, Semester A

Physics Code | Course Name | Credits | Type |
---|---|---|---|

SPA6306 | Elementary Particle Physics | 15 | Compulsory |

SPA6776 | Extended Independent Project | 30 | Compulsory |

SPA6413 | Quantum Mechanics B | 15 | Compulsory |

SPA6328 | Statistical Data Analysis | 15 | Compulsory |

SPA6300 | Synoptic Physics | 0 | Compulsory |

SPA6310 | Fluid Dynamics | 15 | Elective |

SPA6324 | Mathematical Techniques 4 | 15 | Elective |

SPA6305 | Physics of Galaxies | 15 | Elective |

SPA6308 | Spacetime and Gravity | 15 | Elective |

#### Year 3, Semester B

Physics Code | Course Name | Credits | Type |
---|---|---|---|

SPA6776 | Extended Independent Project | 30 | Compulsory |

SPA6309 | Radiation Detectors | 15 | Compulsory |

SPA6403 | Statistical Physics | 15 | Compulsory |

SPA6312 | Condensed Matter B | 15 | Elective |

SPA6543 | Group Project for Physicists | 15 | Elective |

SPA6311 | Physical Cosmology | 15 | Elective |

SPA6325 | Quantum Mechanics and Symmetry | 15 | Elective |