#REQUEST.pageInfo.pagedescription#

Site Navigation

Bachelor of Science in Applied Physics and Instrumentation

banner1
Awards
BSc
Programme Code: CR_SPHYS_7
 
Mode of Delivery:Full Time, Part Time, ACCS
 
No. of Semesters:6
NFQ Level:7
Embedded Award:No
 
Programme Credits:180
programmeReviewDate:September 2023
Department:PHYSICAL SCIENCES
 

Programme Outcomes

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

PO1 Knowledge - Breadth
  (a) Demonstrate a detailed knowledge and understanding of, and some design capabilities in, a number of areas of applied physics and instrumentation relevant to technological industries.
PO2 Knowledge - Kind
  (a) Demonstrate a wide-ranging knowledge of process control, quality and safety systems, in the context of the operation of process industries and the nature of their products.
PO3 Skill - Range
  (a) Diagnose technical problems in a wide range of instrumentation systems for measurement of control.
PO4 Skill - Selectivity
  (a) Identify and implement solutions to technical processes.
PO5 Competence - Context
  (a) Collate, manage and evaluate data.
PO6 Competence - Role
  (a) Work ethically and professionally as an individual or within a team.
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) Demonstrate an awareness and an appreciation of the need for safety, sustainability, personal responsibility and ethics within the workplace and society.
 

Semester Schedules

Stage 1 / Semester 1

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
PHYS6011 Introduction to Physics
PHYS6008 Instrument Measurement
CHEM6002 Chemical Principles
PHYS6050 Signal Measurement
MATH6060 Maths for Physical Sciences
CMOD6001 Creativity Innovation&Teamwork

Stage 1 / Semester 2

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
ENVI6002 Environmental Instrumentation
PHYS6042 Fundamental Physics
PHYS6007 Instrument Calibration
MATH6019 Technological Maths 2 & Maple
PHYS6049 Signal Conditioning
Elective
Module Code Module Title
CHEM6013 Physical Chemistry Principles
PHYS6051 Astronomy & Instrumentation
FREE6001 Free Choice Module
 

Stage 2 / Semester 1

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
PHYS6006 Intro. Industrial Automation
STAT6014 Intro Stats for Phys. Sc.
PHYS6030 Instrumentation Technology
PHYS6021 Mechanics and Electromagnetism
PHYS6024 Intro to Prog for Measurement
Elective
Module Code Module Title
FREE6001 Free Choice Module
PHYS6038 Water Quality Instrumentation

Stage 2 / Semester 2

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
PHYS6025 Introduction - Process Control
PHYS6031 Process Instrumentation
PHYS6022 Photonics and Optics
MATH7030 Calculus & Laplace Transforms
PHYS6043 Environmental Physics
Elective
Module Code Module Title
PHYS7032 Optical &High Energy Astronomy
CHEM6008 Quality & Validation
PHYS6035 CAD for Instrumentation
FREE6001 Free Choice Module
 

Stage 3 / Semester 1

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
PHYS7009 Process Control
PHYS7008 Industrial Automation & SCADA
PHYS7011 Programming for Measurement
PHYS7031 Material Physics and Design
MATH7010 Mathematics for Science 3.1
Elective
Module Code Module Title
PHYS7021 Industrial Quality Systems
BIOT7006 Biopharmaceutical Upstream
ENVI8006 Environmental GIS
FREE6001 Free Choice Module

Stage 3 / Semester 2

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
PHYS7019 Work Placement/Project (ext)
PHYS7004 Industrial Comms & Networks
PHYS7002 Digital Systems & Interfacing
Elective
Module Code Module Title
PHYS7018 Methodological Research
ELEC7028 Industrial Electrical Systems
PHYS7029 Smart Sensor Instrumentation

Cork Institute of Technology
Rossa Avenue, Bishopstown, Cork

Tel: 021-4326100     Fax: 021-4545343
Email: help@cit.edu.ie