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PHYS1000 Year One Physics Tutorials

5 creditsClass Size: 270

Module manager: Dr Thomas Moore

Taught: Semesters 1 & 2 (Sep to Jun) View Timetable

Year running 2022/23

Pre-requisite qualifications

'A' Level Physics and Maths or equivalent

This module is not approved as a discovery module

Module summary

This module consists of a weekly tutorial during which you can discuss the material from your lectures in a small group setting and with your personal tutor. It provides a forum for you to raise any queries about the content from your lectures and to discuss effective problem solving strategies.This module will also support your personal development and academic journey during the first year.


This module gives you the chance to discuss the material from your other modules, and to solve related problems, in a small-group setting.
This module will also support your personal development and academic journey during the first year.

Learning outcomes
- Demonstrate a basic knowledge of common physical laws and principles, and some applications of these principles
- Identify relevant principles and laws when dealing with problems.
- Develop independent and group working skills
- Develop verbal communication skills
- Develop written communication skills
- Plan and reflect on own personal and academic development
- Understand what is meant by academic integrity in university work.
- Start to consider career options and how to develop employability


Problem solving skills
Time management skills
Group working
Transition to university-style learning

Teaching methods

Delivery typeNumberLength hoursStudent hours
Private study hours27.00
Total Contact hours23.00
Total hours (100hr per 10 credits)50.00

Private study

Solving problems ahead of weekly tutorials ready for discussion

Opportunities for Formative Feedback

Feedback on initial draft of article before final submission
Real-time feedback during tutorials

Methods of assessment

Assessment typeNotes% of formal assessment
EssayPhysics Article20.00
In-course MCQAcademic Integrity Test5.00
Reflective logEnd-of-year reflective log5.00
Tutorial PerformanceEngagement with Weekly Tutorials70.00
Total percentage (Assessment Coursework)100.00

Students must submit a serious attempt at all assessment elements of this module, in order to pass the module overall.

Reading list

There is no reading list for this module

Last updated: 29/04/2022 15:31:37


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