Bachelor of Science (Physics)

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4.0 PHYSICS PROGRAMME STRUCTURE

YEAR ONE SEMESTER ONE

Course Code

Course Title

Credit Hours

CMJ 1100

Communication Skills

3

PHY 1103

Physics Laboratory I

3

PHY 1104

Mechanics

3

PHY 1105

Introduction to Thermodynamics

3

CHE 1104

Physical chemistry I

3

COM 1103

Introduction to computers and Computing

3

MAT 1104

Differential Calculus

3

ZOO 1100

HIV & AIDS and Lifestyle diseases

3

 

TOTAL UNITS

24

                  YEAR ONE SEMESTER TWO

Course Code

Course Title

Credit Hours

COM 1200

Computer and Information Literacy

3

PHY 1206

Physics laboratory II

3

PHY 1207

Properties of matter 

3

PHY 1208

Geometrical Optics

3

MAT 1208

Analytical Geometry        

3

COM 1205

Computer Applications I

3

 

TOTAL UNITS

18

YEAR TWO SEMESTER ONE

Course code

Course Title

Credit Hours

REL 2100

Philosophy & Critical thinking

3

ENS 2100

Environmental Skills

3

PHY 2109

Physics laboratory III

3

PHY 2110

Oscillations and waves

3

PHY 2111

Electricity and magnetism

3

MAT 1207

Integral Calculus

3

MAT 1206

Linear Algebra I

3

MAT 2110

Vector Analysis

3

 

TOTAL UNITS

24

YEAR TWO SEMESTER TWO

Course Code

Course Title

Credit Hours

PHY 2212

Physics laboratory IV

3

PHY 2213

Electrical Circuits

4

PHY 2214

Classical mechanics

3

COM 1204

Procedural programming I

3

MAT 2111

Ordinary Differential Equations   I

3

MAT 2109

Linear Algebra II

3

STA 1103

Probability and Statistics I

3

                                                                   

TOTAL UNITS

21

YEAR THREE SEMESTER ONE

Course Code

Course Title

Credit Hours

PHY 3115

Physics Laboratory V

3

PHY 3116

Thermodynamics

3

PHY 3117

Mathematical Physics I

3

PHY 3118

Physical Optics

3

PHY 3119

Digital Electronics

3

MAT 4103

P.D.E. I

3

MAT  2214

Numerical Analysis I

3

                                                                   

TOTAL UNITS

21

YEAR THREE SEMESTER TWO

Course Code

Course Title

Credit Hours

PHY 3220

Electromagnetism

3

PHY 3221

Quantum mechanics I

3

PHY 3223

Industrial Attachment

3

PHY 3224

Research Methodology

2

BBM 3200

Entrepreneurial and work Skills

3

Areas of specialization

Material Science

PHY  3225

Introduction to Material Science

3

PHY  3226

Solid State Physics I

3

Electronics

PHY 3227

Electronics I

3

PHY 3228

Electronics II

3

Renewable energy

PHY 3229

Solar, thermal and Photovoltaics

3

PHY 3230

Biomass and wind energy

3

                                                                   

TOTAL UNITS

20

                

 YEAR FOUR SEMESTER ONE

 

Course Code

Course Title

Credit Hours

PHY 4131

Quantum Mechanics II

3

PHY 4132

Matlab programming

3

PHY 4133

Measurements and Instrumentation

3

PHY 4134

Research Project

3

Areas of specialization

Material Science

PHY 4135

Polymer Physics

3

PHY4136

The Physics of Semiconductor Devices

3

PHY 4137

Electrical Engineering materials

3

Electronics

PHY4138

Microprocessors and applications

3

PHY4139

Electronic Circuits  and devices

3

PHY 4140

Transducers

3

Renewable Energy

PHY 4141

Hydro, Geothermal and Tidal Energy

3

PHY 4142

Basic Principles of Nuclear Reactors

3

PHY 4143

Nuclear Energy

3

 

TOTAL UNITS

21

YEAR FOUR SEMESTER TWO

Course  Code

Course Title

Credit Hours

PHY 4244

Statistical mechanics

3

PHY 4245

Atomic and Nuclear Physics

3

PHY 4246

Computational Physics

3

PHY 4134

Research Project

3

Areas of specialization

Material Science

PHY 4247

Thermodynamics of materials

3

PHY 4248

Solid State Physics II

3

PHY 4249

Elasticity and Plasticity

3

Electronics

PHY 4250

Telecommunication and Fiber optics

3

PHY 4251

Introduction to lasers

3

PHY 4252

Data communicationAntennae and propagation of signals

3

Renewable energy

PHY 4253

Heat and mass transfer processes

3

PHY 4254

Energy systems and management

3

PHY 4255

Power electronics

3

 

THREE AREA OF SPECIALIZATION COURSES

9

                                                                   

TOTAL UNITS

21

 
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