Applied Physics

Year



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

Course Area and cat no. Units Level References
MAJOR
Applied Physics 1 PHYS 1007 4.5 1
Applied Physics 2 PHYS 1008 4.5 1
Physics of Materials and Technology PHYS 2002 4.5 2
Computational Science 1 PHYS 2003 4.5 2
Applied Physics 4 PHYS 2004 4.5 2
Modern Physics PHYS 3004 4.5 3
Computational Science 2 PHYS 2005 4.5 3
AND, choose one of the three following courses:
Applied Science Project PHYS 3002 4.5 3
Lasers and Optics PHYS 3001 4.5 2
Optical Communications EEET 4046 4.5 3
EXTENDED MAJOR
Additional Applied Physics courses may be taken from the following list [and any listed above not already studied] to extend the major
Applied Physics 3 PHYS 2001 4.5 2
Astronomy and the Universe PHYS 1015 4.5 1

Rules

Nil

Notes

  1. The extended major [10 to 12 courses] is recommended to students wishing to proceed to honours.
  2. At least 3 of the courses chosen in the Major must be at level 3.