Module Overview

Physics Problem Solving

This module will provide students with the opportunity to develop problem solving strategies in physics including conceptual and worked examples and students will be encouraged to integrate conceptual and quantitative exercises.

Module Code

PHYS 1013

ECTS Credits


*Curricular information is subject to change

Indicative syllabus covered in the module and / or in its discrete elements

 Numeric and symbolic problems will be drawn from introductory physics in the following areas:


Heat and thermodynamics

Electricity and Magnetism

Wavemotion and Sound

Geometrical and physical Optics

Nuclear and Radiation Physics

This module will be delivered as a series of tutorials with students working in groups.  Homework exercises will be set.

Module Content & Assessment
Assessment Breakdown %
Other Assessment(s)100