General courses

Year 2

Mandatory courses (7.5 hp)

Code Name Credits Edu. level
AK2030 Theory and Methodology of Science (Natural and Technological Science) 4.5 hp Second cycle
SH2007 Research Methodology in Physics 3.0 hp Second cycle

Supplementary information

After consultation with the programme director, students may choose appropriate courses from all the course lists of the different tracks. It is also possible, after consultation with the programme director, to choose other, non-listed, courses.

Track, Theoretical Physics (TFYA)

Year 1

Mandatory courses (15.0 hp)

Code Name Credits Edu. level
SI2380 Advanced Quantum Mechanics 7.5 hp Second cycle
SI2510 Statistical Mechanics 7.5 hp Second cycle

Conditionally elective courses

Code Name Credits Edu. level
SI1145 Classical Theoretical Physics 6.0 hp First cycle
SI2335 Simulation Physics 6.0 hp Second cycle
SI2371 Special Relativity 6.0 hp Second cycle
SI2372 General Relativity 3.0 hp Second cycle
SI2390 Relativistic Quantum Physics 7.5 hp Second cycle
SI2400 Theoretical Particle Physics 7.5 hp Second cycle
SI2520 Nonequilibrium Statistical Mechanics 7.5 hp Second cycle
SI2530 Computational Physics 7.5 hp Second cycle
SI2540 Complex Systems 7.5 hp Second cycle

Supplementary information

At least 25 hp of the conditionally elective courses has to be studied. The listing of conditionally elective courses as belonging to year 1 or year 2 is only indicative. Provided that the students fulfil the prerequisites, the courses can be taken during either year.

After consultation with the programme director, students may choose appropriate courses from all the course lists of the different tracks. It is also possible, after consultation with the programme director, to choose other, non-listed, courses.

Year 2

Conditionally elective courses

Code Name Credits Edu. level
SI2350 Seminar Course in Theoretical Physics 7.5 hp Second cycle
SI2410 Quantum Field Theory 7.5 hp Second cycle
SI2550 Membranes and Soft Matter 7.5 hp Second cycle
SI2600 Condensed Matter Theory 7.5 hp Second cycle

Track, Subatomic and Astrophysics (TFYB)

Year 1

Mandatory courses (15.0 hp)

Code Name Credits Edu. level
SH2103 Subatomic Physics 7.5 hp Second cycle
SI2380 Advanced Quantum Mechanics 7.5 hp Second cycle

Conditionally elective courses

Code Name Credits Edu. level
SH2011 Theoretical Nuclear Physics 6.0 hp Second cycle
SH2203 Experimental Particle Physics 7.5 hp Second cycle
SH2302 Nuclear Physics 8.0 hp Second cycle
SH2310 Radiation Detectors and Medical Imaging Systems 7.5 hp Second cycle
SH2500 Atomic and Molecular Physics Strongly recommeded 6.0 hp Second cycle
SI2371 Special Relativity Strongly recommeded 6.0 hp Second cycle
SI2390 Relativistic Quantum Physics 7.5 hp Second cycle
SI2400 Theoretical Particle Physics 7.5 hp Second cycle

Supplementary information

At least 25 hp of the conditionally elective courses the first and second year has to be studied.

After consultation with the programme director, students may choose appropriate courses from all the course lists of the different tracks. It is also possible, after consultation with the programme director, to choose other, non-listed, courses.

Year 2

Conditionally elective courses

Code Name Credits Edu. level
SH2204 Astroparticle Physics 7.5 hp Second cycle
SH2306 Experimental Techniques for Nuclear and Particle Physics 8.0 hp Second cycle
SH2403 Astrophysics, Advanced Course 6.0 hp Second cycle

Supplementary information

At least 25 hp of the conditionally elective courses the first and second year has to be studied.

Track, Optical Physics (TFYC)

Year 1

Mandatory courses (13.5 hp)

Code Name Credits Edu. level
SK2300 Optical Physics 6.0 hp Second cycle
SK2411 Laser Physics 7.5 hp Second cycle

Conditionally elective courses

Code Name Credits Edu. level
IM2660 Solid State Physics 7.5 hp Second cycle
SK2301 Optical Physics 3.0 hp Second cycle
SK2310 Applied Electromagnetics 6.0 hp Second cycle
SK2320 Problem Solving in Optics 6.0 hp Second cycle
SK2330 Optical Systems Design 6.0 hp Second cycle
SK2340 Fourier optics 6.0 hp Second cycle
SK2350 Optical Measurement Techniques 6.0 hp Second cycle
SK2400 Quantum Electronics with Electro Optics 12.0 hp Second cycle
SK2500 Physics of Biomedical Microscopy 6.0 hp Second cycle
SK2540 Physics and Applications of Ultrasound 6.0 hp Second cycle
SK2550 X-ray Physics and Applications 6.0 hp Second cycle
SK2560 Nanophotonics and Bionanophotonics 7.5 hp Second cycle
SK2800 Laser Spectroscopy 8.0 hp Second cycle

Supplementary information

At least 25 hp of the conditionally elective courses has to be studied. Several courses are listed as conditionally elective for both year 1 and year 2. This means that the students are free to take these courses during either year,as long as the prerequisites are fulfilled (see course descriptions).

After consultation with the programme director, students may choose appropriate courses from all the course lists of the different tracks. It is also possible, after consultation with the programme director, to choose other, non-listed, courses.

Year 2

Conditionally elective courses

Code Name Credits Edu. level
IM2660 Solid State Physics 7.5 hp Second cycle
SK2301 Optical Physics 3.0 hp Second cycle
SK2320 Problem Solving in Optics 6.0 hp Second cycle
SK2500 Physics of Biomedical Microscopy 6.0 hp Second cycle
SK2800 Laser Spectroscopy 8.0 hp Second cycle

Track, Nanophysics (TFYD)

Year 1

Mandatory courses (16.0 hp)

Code Name Credits Edu. level
SK2700 Mesoscopic Physics 8.0 hp Second cycle
SK2710 Spin Electronics 8.0 hp Second cycle

Conditionally elective courses

Code Name Credits Edu. level
IM2660 Solid State Physics 7.5 hp Second cycle
IM2661 Superconductivity and Applications 6.0 hp Second cycle
SI2380 Advanced Quantum Mechanics Strongly recommeded 7.5 hp Second cycle
SI2510 Statistical Mechanics 7.5 hp Second cycle
SI2520 Nonequilibrium Statistical Mechanics 7.5 hp Second cycle
SI2530 Computational Physics 7.5 hp Second cycle
SI2600 Condensed Matter Theory 7.5 hp Second cycle
SK2400 Quantum Electronics with Electro Optics 12.0 hp Second cycle
SK2560 Nanophotonics and Bionanophotonics 7.5 hp Second cycle
SK2740 Introduction to Scanning Probe Microscopy 6.0 hp Second cycle

Supplementary information

At least 25 hp of the conditionally elective courses has to be studied. Several courses are listed as conditionally elective for both year 1 and year 2. This means that the students are free to take these courses during either year, as long as the prerequisites are fulfilled (see course descriptions).

Among the conditionally elective courses there are three that can be studied at Stockholm University: FK3004 Cond. Mat. Physics, 7,5 hp (as an alt. to IM2660), FK7018 Nanotechnology, 7,5 cr and FK7019 Superconductivity, 7,5 cr (as an alt. to IM2661).

After consultation with the programme director, students may choose appropriate courses from all the course lists of the different tracks. It is also possible, after consultation with the programme director, to choose other, non-listed, courses.

Year 2

Conditionally elective courses

Code Name Credits Edu. level
IM2660 Solid State Physics 7.5 hp Second cycle
IM2661 Superconductivity and Applications 6.0 hp Second cycle
SI2380 Advanced Quantum Mechanics 7.5 hp Second cycle
SI2510 Statistical Mechanics 7.5 hp Second cycle
SI2530 Computational Physics 7.5 hp Second cycle
SI2600 Condensed Matter Theory 7.5 hp Second cycle

Track, Biomedical Physics (TFYE)

Year 1

Mandatory courses (20.0 hp)

Code Name Credits Edu. level
SK2520 Experimental Methods in Molecular Biophysics 8.0 hp Second cycle
SK2531 Biomedicine for Engineers 12.0 hp Second cycle

Conditionally elective courses

Code Name Credits Edu. level
HL1007 Medical Engineering, Basic Course 6.0 hp First cycle
SH2310 Radiation Detectors and Medical Imaging Systems 7.5 hp Second cycle
SI2530 Computational Physics 7.5 hp Second cycle
SI2550 Membranes and Soft Matter 7.5 hp Second cycle
SI2700 Protein Physics 7.5 hp Second cycle
SK2500 Physics of Biomedical Microscopy 6.0 hp Second cycle
SK2510 Cellular Biophysics I 8.0 hp Second cycle
SK2511 Cellular Biophysics II 6.0 hp Second cycle
SK2521 Fluorescence Spectroscopy for Biomolecular Studies 6.0 hp Second cycle
SK2540 Physics and Applications of Ultrasound 6.0 hp Second cycle
SK2550 X-ray Physics and Applications 6.0 hp Second cycle
SK2560 Nanophotonics and Bionanophotonics 7.5 hp Second cycle

Supplementary information

At least 25 hp of the conditionally elective courses has to be studied. Several courses are listed as conditionally elective for both year 1 and year 2. This means that the students are free to take these courses during either year, as long as the prerequisites are fulfilled (see course descriptions).

After consultation with the programme director, students may choose appropriate courses from all the course lists of the different tracks. It is also possible, after consultation with the programme director, to choose other, non-listed, courses.

Year 2

Conditionally elective courses

Code Name Credits Edu. level
HL1007 Medical Engineering, Basic Course 6.0 hp First cycle
SI2530 Computational Physics 7.5 hp Second cycle
SI2550 Membranes and Soft Matter 7.5 hp Second cycle
SK2500 Physics of Biomedical Microscopy 6.0 hp Second cycle
SK2521 Fluorescence Spectroscopy for Biomolecular Studies 6.0 hp Second cycle