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  • Practice of Statistics & Data ScienceMAST90027

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject builds on methods and techniques learned in theoretical subjects by studying the application of statistics in real contexts. Emphasis is on the skills needed for a practising statistician, including the development of mature statistical thinking, organizing the structure of a statist...

  • Magnetism in ChemistryCHEM90046

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject will explore magnetochemistry in the context of isolated spins, discrete spin clusters and extended systems. Areas covered will include magnetic susceptibility, the mechanisms of magnetic exchange interactions, long range ordering in extended solids, spin crossover complexes and sing...

  • Atmospheric ChemistryCHEM90043

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject explores the chemical transformations in the Earth's atmosphere, which is influenced by both natural processes and human activities. The subject will provide an introduction into the chemistry of the stratosphere and the troposphere to explore some important problems, such as acid ra...

  • Random Matrix TheoryMAST90103

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    Random matrix theory is a diverse topic in mathematics. It draws together ideas from linear algebra, multivariate calculus, analysis, probability theory and mathematical physics, amongst other topics. It also enjoys a wide number of applications, ranging from wireless communication in engineering...

  • Inorganic Chemistry IIICHEM30009

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    The subject includes lecture and practical components. This lecture component is based on the Inorganic Chemistry lectures from the CHEM30016 course (12 lectures) and those from an approved module relating to Inorganic Chemistry chosen from the topics offered in CHEM30017 (12 lectures). A limited...

  • Health Communication Skills 1GENE90004

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject will not be offered until 2018.   Issues of grief, breaking bad news and principles of interviewing with reference to families and couples will be studied. The means of study will be lectures, small group discussions and role plays. Students will attend and observe genetic counsell...

  • Australian Coal BasinsGEOL90036

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    The course provides an in-depth understanding of how and why coal basins develop, and how coal is utilised. Included in the course are location, stratigraphy and age, depositional environments, and tectonic setting of each major coal basin. Practicals involve an evaluation of coal types and rank,...

  • Applied Structural GeologyGEOL90037

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    The main focus is on marrying the understanding of structures, fluid flow and alteration in practical geometrical analysis of mineral systems from drill core and outcrop to the regional scale with the intent of improved resource delineation and targeting.

  • Advanced Topics in Geometry and TopologyMAST90124

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject will present an introduction to an advanced topic in geometry or topology serving to prepare students for a PhD in mathematics. The specific content will vary depending on the subject coordinator. 

  • Computational Differential EquationsMAST90026

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    Many processes in the natural sciences, engineering and finance are described mathematically using ordinary or partial differential equations. Only the simplest or those with special structure can be solved exactly. This subject discusses common techniques for computing numerical solutions to dif...

  • Functional AnalysisMAST90020

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    Functional analysis is a fundamental area of pure mathematics, with countless applications to the theory of differential equations, engineering, and physics. The students will be exposed to the theory of Banach spaces, the concept of dual spaces, the weak-star topology, the Hahn-Banach theorem, t...

  • Mineral Exploration Through CoverERTH90030

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    The main aim of the course is to present these exploration techniques largely in day trips to field based settings, supplemented by classroom-based information and practical exercises. Geochemical and geophysical exploration techniques will be covered in the course, using visited examples in the ...

  • Physical Chemistry IIICHEM30001

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    The subject includes lecture and practical components. This lecture component is based on the Physical Chemistry lectures from CHEM30016 (12 lectures) and those from an approved module relating to Physical Chemistry chosen from the topics offered in CHEM30017 (12 lectures). A limited selection of...

  • Managing Groundwater EnvironmentsERTH90010

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

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  • Environmental GeochemistryERTH90029

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This course will cover a variety of aspects of environmental geochemistry, including equilibrium processes (thermodynamics, solubility, mineral precipitation, redox reactions), kinetics and rates of reactions, application of geochemical and isotopic tracers to understanding environmental processe...

  • Introduction to String TheoryMAST90069

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    The first half of this subject is an introduction to two-dimensional conformal field theory with emphasis on the operator formalism and explicit calculations. The second half is an introduction to string theory based on the first half. For concreteness, the representation theory of Virasoro algeb...

  • Groups, Categories & Homological AlgebraMAST90068

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    As well as being beautiful in its own right, algebra is used in many areas of mathematics, computer science and physics. This subject provides a grounding in several fundamental areas of modern advanced algebra including Lie groups, combinatorial group theory, category theory and homological alge...

  • Algebraic TopologyMAST90023

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject studies topological spaces and continuous maps between them. It demonstrates the power of topological methods in dealing with problems involving shape and position of objects and continuous mappings, and shows how topology can be applied to many areas, including geometry, analysis, g...

  • Approximation Algorithms and HeuristicsMAST90098

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    Many discrete optimisation problems encountered in practice are too difficult to solve exactly in a reasonable time frame. Approximation algorithms and heuristics are the most widely used approaches for obtaining reasonably accurate solutions to such hard problems. This subject introduces the bas...

  • Advanced Elements of AnalyticsMAST90134

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject equips students with the practical skills to apply regression methods to health data using the statistical packages R and Stata, as well as a major emphasis on the interpretation and communication of results. Topics covered include: analysis of continuous outcomes with linear regress...