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Physical Sciences (Common Entry)

BSc (Hons)
Programme Code: CR_SOMNI_8
Mode of Delivery:Full Time, Part Time
No. of Semesters:2
NFQ Level:8
Embedded Award:No
Programme Credits:60
programmeReviewDate:March 2021
Field of Study:Physics

Programme Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this programme the graduate will be able to demonstrate... :

PO1 Knowledge - Breadth
  (a) A comprehensive knowledge of the theory, concepts and methods pertaining to a number of specialised areas of the chosen science discipline.
PO2 Knowledge - Kind
  (a) The ability to acquire and evaluate knowledge through experimentation, research, critical thinking and problem solving.
PO3 Skill - Range
  (a) The ability to design, develop and implement scientific laboratory systems
PO4 Skill - Selectivity
  (a) The ability to manage, evaluate and critically analyse complex scientific systems.
PO5 Competence - Context
  (a) The ability to use advanced research, analytical, design and problem solving skills in a professional, accountable and creative manner in a wide range of contexts within the relevant industries.
PO6 Competence - Role
  (a) The ability to work ethically and professionally, as an individual or within teams with the capabity for leadership and enterprise.
PO7 Competence - Learning to Learn
  (a) The ability to evaluate and articulate the need for continuous learning in the workplace.
PO8 Competence - Insight
  (a) The ability to evaluate, articulate and defend the need for safety and sustainability in the workplace.

Semester Schedules

Stage 1 / Semester 1

Module Code Module Title
CHEM6002 Chemical Principles
PHYS6011 Introduction to Physics
MATH6000 Essential Mathematical Skills
CMOD6001 Creativity Innovation&Teamwork
PHYS6008 Instrument Measurement
OCCH6002 Laboratory Practices

Stage 1 / Semester 2

Module Code Module Title
ENVI6002 Environmental Instrumentation
MATH6019 Technological Maths 2 & Maple
Group Elective 1
Module Code Module Title
PHYS6007 Instrument Calibration
PHYS6018 Sensors and Systems
Group Elective 2
Module Code Module Title
CHEM6004 Fundamental Physical Chemistry
CHEO6001 Organic Chemistry Fundamental
BIOT6001 Introduction to Biotechnology
Module Code Module Title
PHYS6042 Fundamental Physics
BIOM6001 Microbes, Enzymes & Energy
FREE6001 Free Choice Module

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