Course Materials

Major Options - Part C

This page contains general info about the physics major options and links to the individual option pages

Introductory lectures and choice of options

A general introduction to the major option lectures and class arrangements is given during 5th week of Trinity Term for third year MPhys and Physics & Philosophy students. A short introduction to each of the seven physics major options is given. Consult the lecture list for days and times.

At the end of 6th week of Trinity Term you will be required to return the pre-registration form indicated your option choices in order of preference. This is to ensure that the Department to make arrangements for the options classes. The Major Options Choices form (to be returned to the Physics Teaching Faculty, Clarendon Laboratory).

If you wish to change over the summer (vacation), or have not yet indicated your choice, it is essential that you inform the Academic Administrator and the relevant Option Coordinators as soon as possible. Final choices must be made by Friday of 0th week.

For 2011-2012

C1: Astrophysics - coordinator Dr G Cotter
C2: Lasers and Quantum Information Processing - coordinator Prof J Jones
C3: Condensed Matter Physics - coordinator Prof Andrew Boothroyd
C4: Particle Physics - coordinator Prof Hans Kraus
C5: Physics of the Atmosphere and Oceans - coordinator Prof Peter Read
C6: Theoretical Physics - coordinator Prof J Chalker
C7: Biological Physics - coordinator Dr Achillefs Kapanidis