Core Courses

Core Courses Explained

1
£500

Below is a list of core courses. These must be completed before enrolling on our advanced courses. We recommend completing the courses in the order they appear below.

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Newtonian World

Newtonian World
£500

Newton’s Laws can explain many of our everyday experiences and are fundamental to our understanding of the physical world. While textbooks simply state what they are, many students find them difficult to apply and work with in practice. This is because common sense ideas that we develop from experience with motion can lead us astray. Students attending this course will come away with a deepened understanding of the physical world. Combining explanations with hands-on experimentation, these courses combine fun and learning in a unique and dynamic fashion.

 

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Practical Circuits

Solder
£500

Circuits may be found all around us and are fundamental to the devices we use every day. In this course, students are introduced to the basic physics behind circuits through experimentation. They are introduced to key components of circuits and their application, helping them understand how to design circuits for a specific purpose. MATLAB and Arduino are essential tools for much of the practical work on the course.

 

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Robotics & Automatic Control

1
£500

Intelligent Autonomous Robots are not just the stuff of science fiction movies but are actually hard at work in industry today. It is predicted that by 2025 one third of jobs will be replaced by robots. The landscape of work is undergoing a radical transformation and students need to be fireproofed against the future and the rate of technical change. Coding is an essential skill that they will need and is the main focus of this course.

 

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Quantum World

Quantum
£500

Quantum Physics is a subject often thought of as being too abstract and having little to do with our everyday lives. All too often popular science journalism and the media focus on the weirder and more outlandish aspects of this branch of physics. Our course will show you how we rely on Quantum Physics every day through our use of a whole range of technological devices and processes. While there are many difficult aspects to the subject, our course is concerned with a basic understanding of concepts and emphasises the practical applications.

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