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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:8
NFQ Level:8
Embedded Award:No
Programme Credits:60
programmeReviewDate:May 2018

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 4 / Semester 1

Module Code Module Title
PHYS8019 Statistics and Quality Methods
INTR8009 Engineering Project Management
PHYS8017 Process Analytical Technology
PHYS8014 Adv. Prog. for Measurement
PHYS8020 Advanced Process Control
Group Elective 1
Module Code Module Title
PHYS8015 Electromag. & Quantum Physics
PHYS8011 Advanced Optics and Photonics
Group Elective 2
Module Code Module Title
PHYS8003 Instrument System Design
FREE6001 Free Choice Module

Stage 4 / Semester 2

Module Code Module Title
PHYS8012 Advanced Industrial Automation
PHYS8026 Project
PHYS8001 Advanced Signal Processing
Module Code Module Title
FREE6001 Free Choice Module
PHYS8004 Labview for Instrumentation
INTR8019 Process & Electrical Systems
PHYS8002 Image Processing & Analysis
PHYS8028 Machine Vision
PHYS8003 Instrument System Design
PHYS8008 Linux
PHYS8016 Nanotechnology
PHYS8018 Vacuum Technology
PHYS8013 Astrophysics
PHYS8011 Advanced Optics and Photonics
PHYS8015 Electromag. & Quantum Physics
PHYS8010 Sustainable & Renewable Energy
PHYS8006 Networking & Computer Security

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