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Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Applied Physics and Instrumentation

BSc (Hons)
Programme Code: CR_SPHYS_8
Mode of Delivery:Full Time, Part Time, ACCS
No. of Semesters:2
NFQ Level:8
Embedded Award:No
Programme Credits:60
programmeReviewDate:September 2023

Programme Outcomes

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

PO1 Knowledge - Breadth
  (a) Demonstrate a comprehensive knowledge and understanding of the theory,concepts and methods pertaining to a number of specialised areas of applied physics and instrumentation.
PO2 Knowledge - Kind
  (a) Acquire and evaluate knowledge through the skills of experimentation, research, critical thinking and problem solving.
PO3 Skill - Range
  (a) Specify and use appropriate methodologies, technologies and skill-sets to solve a range of problems, including those of a non-standard nature, within the domains of applied physics and instrumentation.
PO4 Skill - Selectivity
  (a) Design, develop and implement automated measurement strategies.
PO5 Competence - Context
  (a) Transfer measurement methodologies and techniques to new applications.
PO6 Competence - Role
  (a) Work ethically and professionally as an individual or within a team with a capacity for leadership.
PO7 Competence - Learning to Learn
  (a) Recognise the need for life-long learning and professional development and to manage own learning needs at both personal and professional levels.
PO8 Competence - Insight
  (a) Evaluate, articulate and defend the need for safety, sustainability, personal responsibility and ethics within the workplace and society.

Semester Schedules

Stage 1 / Semester 1

Module Code Module Title
PHYS8020 Advanced Process Control
PHYS8019 Statistics and Quality Methods
INTR8009 Engineering Project Management
PHYS8017 Process Analytical Technology
PHYS8001 Advanced Signal Processing
Module Code Module Title
PHYS8010 Sustainable & Renewable Energy
PHYS8004 Labview for Instrumentation
PHYS8011 Advanced Optics and Photonics

Stage 1 / Semester 2

Module Code Module Title
PHYS8026 Project
PHYS8012 Advanced Industrial Automation
PHYS8006 Networking & Computer Security
PHYS8014 Adv. Prog. for Measurement

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