16 September 2019 – 20* December 2019
* 20 December 2019 is the last day of the semester - all examinations/assessments must be completed by this date. Students are free to make travel plans from the 20 December onwards.
Solid state exam usually much earlier
Semester 1 is spent at the University of Glasgow completing the following taught courses:
ENG5298 Lasers and Integrated Optics (Photonics)
And a choice of two of:
6 January 2020 - 5 June 2020, Winter School (16-17 Jan), Annual Conclave (17-18 Jun)
Semester 2 is spent at Queen's University of Belfast.
You will take
PHY9049 Optic Materials
PHY9051 Teamwork and Collaboration Skills in a Cross-Geographical Society
Introduction to Global Leadership and Management
Exploratory (Individual) Laboratory Research Project
And you will choose 2 from:-
PHY9047 Magnetic Materials
PHY9048 Electronic Materials
PHY9050 Plasmonic Materials
PHYZZZZ Electronic Structure Modelling
Further details on theses modules can be found on the Book of Modules
From Academic year intake 2019 and onwards, in PIADS 2.0, there will be no summer research project. Students will enter into their substantive research project period.