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Type:

Major, Minor, Sub-Major, Extended Major

Description:

Physics is the fundamental discipline underpinning science and technology. This stream provides studies in materials science, lasers and optics, optical communications, instrumentation, computational science, and medical physics. Lectures and tutorials are supported by hands-on use of instrumentation including computer control, data collection and analysis.

Prerequisite(s):

Nil

Assumed Knowledge:

SACE Stage 2 Physics and Mathematical Studies

Courses:

Courses that are in majors, sub-majors and/or minors:
Area and cat no.UnitsLevelReferences
MINOR
Applied Physics 1PHYS 10074.51
Applied Physics 2PHYS 10084.51
Plus two of the following courses:00
Physics of Materials and TechnologyPHYS 20024.52
Applied Physics 4PHYS 20044.52
Computational Science 1PHYS 20034.52
Nano and BiomaterialsNASC 20084.52
Lasers and OpticsPHYS 30014.53
SUB-MAJOR
Includes six of the preceding courses00
MAJOR
The courses of the sub-major plus
Modern PhysicsPHYS 30044.53
Optical Communications GEEET 40464.53
EXTENDED MAJOR
Additional Applied Physics courses may be taken from the following list [and any listed above not already studied] to extend the major00Note(s): 2
Applied Science ProjectPHYS 30024.53
Computational Science 2PHYS 20054.53
Solar TechnologiesEEET 30354.53
Structural Materials 1: (Metals and Minerals)MENG 40314.53
Nuclear Materials, Radiation, Processes and PolicyPHYS 20104.52
Earth and SpacePHYS 10154.51


Rules:

Nil

Notes:

1.

The extended major [10 to 12 courses] is recommended to students wishing to proceed to honours.

2.

With the approval of the Program Director, students may choose up to two courses [from within the above list] that would extend their minor.

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