# Compulsory and elective courses for Bachelor's program

## Requirements for the Degree of Bachelor of Science in Physics, 180 credits (from Spring 2020)

*Read more about the programme and application here: https://www.lunduniversity.lu.se/lubas/i-uoh-lu-NGNAT-ENFY*

In your bachelor programme, you can choose between three different specialisations:

Physics, Theoretical Physics, Astronomy.

The study program outlined below applies to students who began their studies in the spring of 2020 or later.

The courses are divided into four packages:

- Courses compulsory to all specialisations
- Specialised compulsory courses
- Optional courses
- Diploma work

**Courses compulsory for all specialisations:**

REQUIRED COURSES for all specialisations 105 credits:

**Physics A**: 30 credits

- FYSA12 Introduction to Physics at the university, Mechanic and Electricity, 15 credits
- FYSA13 Introduction to Physics at the university, Optics, Wave and Quantum Physics, 7.5 credits
- FYSA14 Introduction to Physics at the university, Thermodynamic, Climate and Experimental Methodology, 7.5 credits

**Math A**: 30 credits

- MATA21 Calculus, 15 Credits
- MATA22 Linear Algebra 1, 7.5 credits
- NUMA01 Calculation Programming with Python, 7.5 credits

**Math B**: 15 credits

- MATB21 Analysis in several variables 1, 7.5 credits
- MATB22 Linear Algebra 2, 7.5 credits

**Physics B**: 15 credits

- FYSB21 Mathematical methods for vibrations, waves and diffusion, 7.5 credits
- FYSB22 Basic Quantum Mechanics, 7.5 credits
- FYSB23 Basic Statistical Physics and Quantum Statistics 7,5 hp
- FYSB24 Atomic and molecular physics 7,5 hp

**Specialised compulsory courses and optional courses:**

Depending on your specialisation, you select one of the following packages. The latter can be picked freely among all academic courses in Lund or elsewhere. Note! You have to pick one of these specialisations!

### Option 1: The Physics and Astronomy specialisations:

*Specialised compulsory courses 30 credits*

- FYSC12 Nuclear Physics and Reactors, 7.5 credits (to be revised)
- FYSC13 Solid State Physics, 7.5 credits (to be revised)
- FYSC14 Particle Physics, Cosmology and Accelerators, 7.5 credits (to be revised)
- FYTB13 Electromagnetism, 7.5 credits (to be revised)

*Optional courses 30 credits*

### Option 2: The Theoretical Physics specialisation:

*Specialised compulsory courses 30 credits*

- FYTB13 Electromagnetism, 7.5 credits (to be revised)
- FYTB14 Classical mechanics and special relativity, 7.5 credits (to be revised)
- FYSC13 Solid State Physics, 7.5 credits (to be revised)

and *one *of the courses

- FYSC12 Nuclear Physics and Reactors, 7.5 credits (to be revised)
- FYSC14 Particle Physics, Cosmology and Accelerators, 7.5 credits (to be revised)

*Optional courses 30 credits*

**Diploma work**

Diploma work, 15 hp.

If the thesis work will be carried out at the Department of Physics:

- FYSK02 Physics, Bachelor Degree, 15 hp (to be revised)

If the thesis carried out at the Department of Astronomy and Theoretical Physics:

- FYTK02 Theoretical Physics: Bachelor Degree, 15 hp (to be revised), or
- ASTK02 Astronomy: Bachelor Degree, 15 hp (to be revised).

## General requirements for Bachelor's degree

For Bachelor of Science degree you need to pass at least 90 hp of courses in the main field (in this case Physics) and at least 30 hp outside this field. The latter is automatically met by the required 45 credits of mathematics.

### The Meteorology specialisation is currently dormant

*Specialised compulsory courses 60 credits*

- NGEA21 Climate System,15 hp
- NGEA16 Dynamic Meteorology and Numerical Weather Forecasting, 7.5 credits
- FYTA14 Fluid Dynamics, 7.5 credits
- METD01 Operations Project in the Weather Chart Analysis and Forecasts, 15 credits
- NGEA17 Synoptic / mesoscale meteorology, 7.5 credits
- METN01 Atmospheric Environmental Chemistry, 7.5 credits

## Requirements for the Degree of Bachelor of Science in Physics, 180 credits (starting between Spring 2015 and Autumn 2019)

In your bachelor programme, you can choose between three different specialisations:

Physics, Theoretical Physics, Astronomy.

The study program outlined below applies to students who began their studies in the spring of 2020 or later.

The courses are divided into four packages:

- Courses compulsory to all specialisations
- Specialised compulsory courses
- Optional courses
- Diploma work

**Courses compulsory for all specialisations:**

REQUIRED COURSES for all specialisations 97.5 credits:

**Physics 1**: 30 credits

- FYSA01 General Physics, 30 credits

**Math 1**: 30 credits

- MATA21 Calculus, 15 Credits
- MATA22 Linear Algebra 1, 7.5 credits
- NUMA01 Calculation Programming with Python, 7.5 credits

**Math 2**: 15 credits

- MATB21 Analysis in several variables 1, 7.5 credits
- MATB22 Linear Algebra 2, 7.5 credits

**Physics 2**: 15 credits

- FYSB11 Basic Quantum Mechanics, 7.5 credits (given last time autumn 2020, to be replaced by FYSB22)
- FYSB12 Basic statistical physics and quantum statistics, 7.5 credits (given last time autumn 2020, to be replaced by FYSB23)

**Physics 3: **

- FYSC11 Atomic and molecular physics, 7.5 credits (given last time spring 2021, to be replaced by FYSB24), and...

**Specialised compulsory courses and optional courses:**

Depending on your specialisation, you select one of the following packages. The latter can be picked freely among all academic courses in Lund or elsewhere. Note! You have to pick one of these specialisations!

### Option 1: The Physics and Astronomy specialisations:

*Specialised compulsory courses 22.5 credits*

- FYSC12 Nuclear Physics and Reactors, 7.5 credits (to be revised)
- FYSC13 Solid State Physics, 7.5 credits (to be revised)
- FYSC14 Particle Physics, Cosmology and Accelerators, 7.5 credits (to be revised)

*Optional courses 45 credits*

### Option 2: The Theoretical Physics specialisation:

*Specialised compulsory courses 30 credits*

- FYTB13 Electromagnetism, 7.5 credits (to be revised)
- FYTB14 Classical mechanics and special relativity, 7.5 credits (to be revised)
- FYSC13 Solid State Physics, 7.5 credits (to be revised)

and *one *of the courses

- FYSC12 Nuclear Physics and Reactors, 7.5 credits (to be revised)
- FYSC14 Particle Physics, Cosmology and Accelerators, 7.5 credits (to be revised)

*Optional courses 37.5 credits*

**Diploma work**

Diploma work, 15 hp.

If the thesis work will be carried out at the Department of Physics:

- FYSK02 Physics, Bachelor Degree, 15 hp (to be revised)

If the thesis carried out at the Department of Astronomy and Theoretical Physics:

- FYTK02 Theoretical Physics: Bachelor Degree, 15 hp (to be revised), or
- ASTK02 Astronomy: Bachelor Degree, 15 hp (to be revised).

## General requirements for Bachelor's degree

For Bachelor of Science degree you need to pass at least 90 hp of courses in the main field (in this case Physics) and at least 30 hp outside this field. The latter is automatically met by the required 45 credits of mathematics.

### The Meteorology specialisation is currently dormant

*Specialised compulsory courses 60 credits*

- NGEA21 Climate System,15 hp
- NGEA16 Dynamic Meteorology and Numerical Weather Forecasting, 7.5 credits
- FYTA14 Fluid Dynamics, 7.5 credits
- METD01 Operations Project in the Weather Chart Analysis and Forecasts, 15 credits
- NGEA17 Synoptic / mesoscale meteorology, 7.5 credits
- METN01 Atmospheric Chemistry, 7.5 credits