Our undergraduate courses and programmes

Undergraduate courses provide an overview and foundation in Physics, and prepare you for further study opportunities.

Stage one Physics courses

Course code Course title Coordinator
ASTRO 100 Planets, Stars and Galaxies JJ Eldridge
Nicholas Rattenbury
ASTRO 100G Planets, Stars and Galaxies  
PHYSICS 102 Basic Concepts of Physics Tristan O'Hanlon
PHYSICS 120 Advancing Physics 1 Anna Yang
PHYSICS 121 Advancing Physics 2 Scott Parkins 
Anna Yang 
PHYSICS 140 Digital Fundamentals Mark Conway 
David Krofcheck 
PHYSICS 160 Physics for the Life Sciences Mark Conway

Stage two Physics courses

Course code Course title Coordinator
PHYSICS 201 Classical and Thermal Physics Tra Dinh
PHYSICS 202 Electromagnetism Richard Easther
PHYSICS 203 Relativity and Quantum Physics David Krofcheck
PHYSICS 244 Electronics and Imaging Mark Conway
GEOPHYS 213 The Geophysical Environment Tra Dinh

Stage three Physics courses

Course code Course title Coordinator
PHYSICS 331 Classical Mechanics and Electrodynamics Nicola Gaston
PHYSICS 332 Fluid Mechanics Geoff Willmott
PHYSICS 333 Lasers and Electromagnetic Waves Miro Erkintalo
PHYSICS 334 Statistical Physics and Condensed Matter Nicola Gaston
PHYSICS 335 Quantum Mechanics Scott Parkins
PHYSICS 340 Electronics and Signal Processing Stuart Murdoch
PHYSICS 356 Particle Physics and Astrophysics David Krofcheck
PHYSICS 390 Experimental Physics Maarten Hoogerland
PHYSICS 399 Capstone: Physics  
GEOPHYS 310 Physics of the Earth Kasper van Wijk
GEOPHYS 311 Atmosphere, Ocean, and Climate Physics David Noone

Choosing your Physics courses