Electromagnetism II

Postgraduate course

Course description

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

Semester of Instruction

Required Previous Knowledge
PHYS112 or similar knowledge in electromagnetism
Recommended Previous Knowledge
Forms of Assessment

The forms of assessment are:

  • Written examination, 4 hours.
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.
Examination Support Material
Simple calculator in accordance with the model listed in the faculty's rules.