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Postgraduate course

Electromagnetism II

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

Main content

Teaching semester


Objectives and Content


Give advanced knowledge and skills in electromagnetism.


The course contains topics such as electric and magnetic fields and potentials; Maxwell's equations; conservation laws; electromagnetic waves in different materials; electromagnetic radiation; 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


After completing the course, students should have

  • advanced knowledge of important topics in electromagnetism.


After completing the course, students should be able to

  • explain advanced electromagnetic concepts and laws
  • solve mathematical complex problems associated with the topics covered by the course

Required Previous Knowledge

Minimum 60 ECTS in physics.

Recommended Previous Knowledge

PHYS112 and MAT212

Forms of Assessment

The forms of assessment are:

  • Written examination, 4 hours.

Examination Support Material

Simple calculator in accordance with the model listed in the faculty's rules.

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.

  • Type of assessment: Written examination

    20.02.2023, 09:00
    4 hours
    Withdrawal deadline
    Examination system
    Digital exam