Course and Module Information

Undergraduate Course Handbooks

The definitive source of all information about our courses, assessment procedures and the regulations pertaining to teaching in the Department.

Year Updated
18 September 2014
7 January 2014
11 December 2012
16 August 2012
14 December 2011
14 December 2011
7 January 2011
3 September 2010
3 September 2010
3 September 2010


For all teaching materials for individual lecture and practical modules. Includes module worksheets, lecture notes and laboratory manuals.

Teaching Timetables

for all lecture and practical modules is updated as and when necessary. Undergraduate teaching timetables are updated when necessary to take account of enforced changes. Please check regularly for changes.

Additionally, undergraduate examination and revision seminar timetables can be found here.

Part I: Updated
12 November 2013
11 September 2013
24 March 2014
19 September 2013
Part II: Updated
29 November 2013
26 February 2014
20 May 2014
15 November 2013
15 November 2013
3 February 2014

Promoting Physics Learning And Teaching Opportunities (PPLATO)

PPLATO is a resource to support the teaching of physics and maths.

PPLATO - h-FLAP Instructions:

All PCs in the campus computer laboratories (including B13 in Physics) have a link to h-flap under Start > Programs.

You may also be able to access this resource from your own PC. To do this you need to connect to the PPLATO server first. In Windows XP:

  1. Choose Run... from the Windows Start menu
  2. Type mstsc in the dialogue box
  3. Enter the server name: py-pplato
  4. Use your usual Lancaster University username and password

Introduction to LaTeX

LaTeX is a typesetting system that is very suitable for producing scientific and mathematical documents of high typographical quality. It is also suitable for producing all sorts of other documents, from simple letters to complete books.

This short introduction describes LaTeX2e and should be sufficient for most applications of LaTeX.