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Theoretical Physics Moderatorship: Junior Sophister year

Mathematics: Michaelmas term modules 2019-20

Mathematics: Hilary term modules 2019-20

Students take all modules and this gives a total of 30 ECTS credits in Mathematics. Unless indicated otherwise, each module is worth 5 ECTS credits.

Physics: Yearlong modules 2019-20

  • PYU33PP1 Practical in Physics [10 credits]

The module PYU33PP1 is compulsory for all students.

Physics: Michaelmas term modules 2019-20

  • PYU33A03 Stellar & Galactic Structure
  • PYU33C01 Computer simulation I
  • PYU33P03 Condensed matter I

Students take PYU33P03 and either PYU33A03 or PYU33C01.

Physics: Hilary term modules 2019-20

  • PYU33P04 Condensed matter II
  • PYU33P05 Atomic & nuclear physics

Students take both modules and this gives a total of 30 ECTS credits in Physics. Unless indicated otherwise, each module is worth 5 ECTS credits. Further details about the Physics modules can be found here.

General regulations for undergraduate students

The general regulations that apply to all undergraduate students are outlined in the College Calendar (Part II). The following is only a brief summary of some important points and it is not meant to either replace or override the information in the College Calendar.

  • All students must register for 60 ECTS credits and those must be divided equally between the two terms.
  • Students will only be assessed on their registered modules.
  • Results for examinations are published according to the following grades: I = 70 to 100, II.1 = 60 to 69, II.2 = 50 to 59, III = 40 to 49, F1 = 30 to 39, F2 = 0 to 29.
  • In order to pass an individual module, students must achieve an overall score of 40% or higher.
  • In order to pass the year, students must achieve an overall credit-weighted average of 40% and EITHER
    • pass each of their modules (by achieving 40% or higher in each of their modules) OR
    • pass by compensation (by achieving 40% or higher in modules that are worth at least 50 ECTS credits and by achieving 35% or higher in their remaining modules).
  • Students who do not pass the year at the end of the Hilary term are required to present for reassessment at the beginning of the next Michaelmas term. These students will be reassessed in all failed components of the modules for which they obtained a score below 40%.
  • Students who do not manage to pass the year at the reassessment session must repeat the year in full (i.e., they must repeat all their modules and all their assessment components).

These regulations apply since the academic year 2018/19.

Sources of Information

The University of Dublin Calendar

All courses within Trinity College are administered in accordance with the regulations set out in the The University of Dublin Calendar which is published annually. The section of the Calendar setting out the general regulations of the College is published separately in the booklet General Regulations and Information and Board Statement on Safety which is distributed to all students on admission to College.

In particular, the following information can be found in the online version of the University Calendar:

Important information.


Please note that The University of Dublin Calendar should be consulted for definitive information about the rules, regulations, and activities of the University.

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This course is funded by the Irish government under the National Development Plan 2007-2013 and aided by the European Social Fund (ESF) under the Human Capital Investment Operational Programme 2007-2013.