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Postgraduate Diploma in Science (Physics)

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  • Objectives
    The program in Physics is designed to: * increase students' knowledge of physics on a broad front and to a professional level; * introduce students to the current research literature in specialized areas; and * engage students in their own research by participation in the activities of a research group in the School of Physics.
  • Academic Title
    Postgraduate Diploma in Science (Physics)
  • Course description
    Course Structure

    Physics Research Project (50 points)


    An original, supervised research project (experimental and/or theoretical) in one of the School's current fields: pure and applied nuclear physics (photonuclear reactions, proton microbe and microanalysis), gravitation, astrophysics, optics (light, x-rays, neutrons, atoms), particle physics, atomic physics, and solid state physics (high resolution electron microscopy and physics of materials).


    A written report on the research done during the year. Preparation and delivery of a 15 minute talk to the School on the research work.

    Physics Advanced Coursework
    (50 points)


    Four of the lecture subjects comprising:

        * Quantum Mechanics
        * Quantum Field Theory
        * General Relativity
        * Statistical Mechanics
        * Physical Cosmology
        * Particle Physics
        * Condensed Matter Physics
        * Optics
        * Experimental Methods
        * Third-year physics units approved by the Head of Physics.

    Written examinations at the end of each demi-semester. Assignments

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