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    Hi!

    So I've been offered a place to continue (and by continue I mean start from scratch) my BSci (and MSci) in Theoretical Physics at Glasgow. However, I have also been offered a place at the Trinity College of Dublin. My concern with Glasgow is that I've been looking around the course catalogue and I cannot, for the life of me, find the "advanced" physics courses: statistical mechanics, analytical/classical mechanics and so forth. My question is, when are these courses offered?

    Additionally (I'm fighting a lot with the course catalogue) when are differential equations and differential geometry and those courses viewed?

    Thanks in advance!
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    My question is, when are these courses offered?

    Additionally (I'm fighting a lot with the course catalogue) when are differential equations and differential geometry and those courses viewed?

    Thanks in advance!
    Hey!

    If you are struggling to find an exact list of the classes, you can contact the Physics department directly. Send them an email asking about the current degree structure and courses available and they should be able to help you. A lot of classes will not be shown, and there will be a lack of information, because many courses can vary year to year.

    I presume you've looked at this, but this has some of the classes you may be expected to take:

    http://www.gla.ac.uk/coursecatalogue...+and+Astronomy

    You'll have certain electives to choose from, and others which will be mandatory. Typically, for learning maths fundamentals such as differential equations, linear algebra, etc, that's taught in first or second year. However, this may be different for Physics. You start specialising more in your final years. You may learn fundamental concepts of the advanced topics you mentioned in third year. It seems in 4th year you will go into quantum (and most likely classical) mechanics, and in your 5th year you have the choice to do statistical mechanics.

    Definitely get in touch with the department for more accurate help!

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