Team projects involve a group of up to six students working on a physics related problem in either the Michaelmas or Epiphany term. Experimental work will be based in the department and the problem to be tackled will be set either by local industry or members of staff from the Department. Students will be expected to evolve their own approach to the problem, organise themselves and work effectively as a team. Student performance is summatively assessed through a short written report on the project and an oral presentation. The practical sessions provide opportunity to obtain advice from staff members, for students to gauge their progress and for staff to monitor progress throughout the duration of the module.
Having studied this module students will be able to