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Subject prerequisites: 25 points of level 1 or above Physics and 25 points of level 1 or above Mathematics, or equivalents plus two of PHYC20005 Quantum Mechanics & Thermal Physics, PHYC20009 Thermal and Classical Physics, PHYC20010 Quantum Mechanics and Special Relativity, PHYC20011 Electromagnetism and Optics, MAST20009 Vector Calculus or MAST20026 Real Analysis with Applications, or equivalents.

Level 2

Because of the nature of the pre-requisite structure for the level three subjects, students need to complete six level 2 subjects thus they will need to have completed at least two of the level 2 subjects listed below prior to admission.

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Four of:

Code Name Study period Credit Points
PHYC20005
PHYC20009 Thermal and Classical Physics
Semester 1
12.5
PHYC20010 Quantum Mechanics and Special Relativity
Year Long
12.5
PHYC20011 Electromagnetism and Optics
Semester 2
12.5
MAST20009 Vector Calculus
Semester 1
Semester 2
12.5
MAST20026 Real Analysis
Semester 1
Semester 2
12.5

Level 3

Students must complete:

Code Name Study period Credit Points
PHYC30018 Quantum Physics
Semester 1
12.5

Plus at least one of:

Code Name Study period Credit Points
PHYC30016 Electrodynamics
Semester 1
12.5
PHYC30017 Statistical Physics
Semester 2
12.5

Plus at least one of:

Code Name Study period Credit Points
PHYC30012
PHYC30014 Laboratory Work A
Semester 1
Semester 2
12.5
PHYC30015 Laboratory Work B
Semester 1
Semester 2
12.5

Plus (if required as a fourth subject) one elective selected from:

Code Name Study period Credit Points
PHYC30019 Astrophysics
Semester 1
12.5
PHYC30011 Sub-atomic Physics
Semester 2
12.5
PHYC30020 Quantum Systems
Semester 2
12.5

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Last updated: 3 April 2019