TCM311 Quantum Field Theory I, 10 cr
Code 
TCM311 
Validity 
01.01.2017 

Name 
Quantum Field Theory I 
Abbreviation 
Quantum Field T 
Scope  10 cr 


Type  Advanced studies 
Type  Course 




Grading  General scale 
 
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Can be taken more than once  no 
Unit 
Master's Programme in Theoretical and Computational Methods 

Description
Target group 
Masterâ€™s Programme in Theoretical and Computational Methods is responsible for the course.
Modules where the course belong to:
 TCM300 Advanced Studies in Theoretical and Computational Methods
 PAP300 Advanced Studies in Particle Physics and Astrophysical Sciences
Optional for:
 Study Track in Particle Physics and Cosmology
The course is available to students from other degree programmes. 
Timing 
After Quantum Mechanics and Mathematical Methods in Physics have been completed.
The course will be offered in autumn term. 
Learning outcomes 
Understanding of basic concepts and methods of quantum field theory including free scalar and fermion fields, scattering amplitudes and cross sections, elements of quantum electrodynamics and Yukawa model. 
Completion methods 
Class attendance is strongly encouraged. Homework is assigned once a week and contributes 25% to the final grade, while the final exam contributes 75%. There are bonus points for inclass activities. 
Prerequisites 
Quantum Mechanics IIA,IIB; Mathematical Methods in Physics. 
Recommended optional studies 
Introductory Particle Physics; Higgs Physics. 

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