Postgraduate course

Electromagnetism II

  • ECTS credits10
  • Teaching semesterAutumn
  • Course codePHYS205
  • Number of semesters1
  • LanguageEnglish
  • Resources

Teaching semester


Objectives and Content


Give general knowledge and skills in electromagnetism on a master-degree level.



The course contain subjects like: electric and magnetic fields and potentials; Maxwell¿s equations; conservation laws; electromagnetic radiation in different materials; relativistic electrodynamics; and mathematical techniques used to solve electromagnetic problems.

Learning Outcomes

On completion of the course

the student should have the following learning outcomes defined in terms of knowledge, skills and general competence:


After completing the course, students should have

  • General knowledge in electromagnetism on a master-student level.


After completing the course, students should be able to

  • Explain different electromagnetic concepts and laws.
  • Solve mathematical problems in all electromagnetic disciplines covered by the course.

Required Previous Knowledge

Basic knowledge of minimum 60 ECTS in physics.

Recommended Previous Knowledge

PHYS112, MAT212

Forms of Assessment

The forms of assessment are:
  • Written examination (4 hours), 100% of total grade.

Grading Scale

The grading scale used is A to F. Grade A is the highest passing grade in the grading scale, grade F is a fail.


Contact Information


Exam information

  • For written exams, please note that the start time may change from 09:00 to 15:00 or vice versa until 14 days prior to the exam. The exam location will be published 14 days prior to the exam. Candidates must check their room allocation on Studentweb 3 days prior to the exam.

  • Type of assessment: Written examination

    18.02.2020, 09:00
    4 hours
    Withdrawal deadline