Course Outline 2017 - UKZN 

 
NASSP B.Sc. Honours Course Structure at UKZN in 2016
First Semester
Classical field theory (16 credits)
Fluid dynamics (16 credits)
Special Topics A (16 credits) : Computational methods with a mini project related
Special Topics B (16 credits) : Ordinary differential equations/Applied Mathematics module
Second Semester
Plasma physics (8 credits)
Space physics (8 credits)
Cosmology (16 credits)
Project (32 credits) - Either inAstrophysics or Space Physics
NASSP B.Sc. Honours Course Structure at UKZN in 2016
First Semester
Classical field theory (16 credits)
Fluid dynamics (16 credits)
Special Topics A (16 credits) : Computational methods with a mini project related
Special Topics B (16 credits) : Ordinary differential equations/Applied Mathematics module
Second Semester
Plasma physics (8 credits)
Space physics (8 credits)
Cosmology (16 credits)
Project (32 credits) - Either inAstrophysics or Space Physics
NASSP B.Sc. Honours Course Structure at UKZN in 2016

 
In general, the honours programme at UKZN requires 128 credit to complete the course.  
NASSP Honours programme has been run currently through Applied Mathematics stream together 
with active participation from School of Chemistry and Physics.  

By 2017/2018, the program may run from the school of chemistry and physics, on a specalized 
NASSP endorsed degree programme.

 
First Semester
           Classical field theory (16 credits)
           Fluid dynamics (16 credits)
           Special Topics A (16 credits) : Mathematical Methods and Computational Physics
           Special Topics B (16 credits) : Ordinary differential equations
Second Semester
       Plasma physics (8 credits)
       Space physics (8 credits)
       Cosmology (16 credits)
       Project (32 credits) - Either in Astrophysics or Space Physics
NASSP B.Sc. Honours Course Structure at UKZN in 2016

 
In general, the honours programme at UKZN requires 128 credit to complete the course.  
NASSP Honours programme has been run currently through Applied Mathematics stream together 
with active participation from School of Chemistry and Physics.  

By 2017/2018, the program may run from the school of chemistry and physics, on a specalized 
NASSP endorsed degree programme.

 
First Semester
           Classical field theory (16 credits)
           Fluid dynamics (16 credits)
           Special Topics A (16 credits) : Mathematical Methods and Computational Physics
           Special Topics B (16 credits) : Ordinary differential equations
Second Semester
       Plasma physics (8 credits)
       Space physics (8 credits)
       Cosmology (16 credits)
       Project (32 credits) - Either in Astrophysics or Space Physics



 

 

Bachelor of Science Honours in Physics (NASSP) - 2017

 

NASSP Honours 2017 Semester 1
 

MODULE

CODE

CORE/ELECTIVE

CREDITS

LECTURER(S)

Classical Field Theory

PHYS701

Core

16

SVFP

Fluid Dynamics

MATH732

Core

16

AM

 Astrophysics and Space Science

PHYS724

Core

16

KVMHMK

Mathematical and Computational Physics

PHYS736

Core

16

IS,JS

 

 NASSP Honours 2017 Semester 2

 

MODULE

CODE

CORE/ELECTIVE

CREDITS

LECTURER(S)

Space Science

PHYS722

Elective

16

SMSVZM and SANSA (JS & ZK)

Plasma Physics

PHYS723

Elective

16

SM, RM

Astronomy and Astrophysics

PHYS725

Elective

16

YM

Cosmology

MATH703

Elective

16

RS

Research Project

PHYS735

Core

32

TBD


List of Abbreviated lecturer’s names

SV – Prof. Sivakumar Venkataraman

FP – Prof. Francesco Petruccione

AM – Dr. Anne Marie

KV – Prof. Kavilan Moodley

MH – Dr. Mathew Hilton

MK – Prof. Michael Kosch

IS - Dr. IIlya Sinayskiy

JS - Prof. Jonathan Sievers

SM - Dr. Sibusiso Mthembu

ZM – Dr. Zolile Mtumela

JS – Dr. Judy Stephenson

ZK – Dr. Zama Katamzi

SM – Dr. Suleman Molla

RM – Prof. Richard Mace

YM – Dr. Yin-Zhe Ma

RS – Prof. Ray Subharthi


Click to download the UKZN NASSP Honours Course Content 2017


CORE - Compulsory, Elective - Choice is given to students to select (2 out of 4)..
Note : All the elective course depends upon number of students enrolled and availability of staff.

BESIDES NASSP Honours programme, the School of Chemistry and Physics offer Honours programme in Physics

for more details, you may visit Honours in Physics



NASSP Honours 2017 Semester 2

NASSP Honours 2017 Semester 2


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