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Physics 1 (PHYC10003) // Eligibility and requirements

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Eligibility and requirements


Physics and Mathematics prerequisites exist for this subject.


  • VCE Units 3/4 Physics or equivalent

Or one of:

Code Name Teaching period Credit Points
PHYC10002 Physics 2: Advanced
Semester 2
PHYC10004 Physics 2: Physical Science & Technology
Semester 2
PHYC10006 Physics 2: Life Sciences & Environment
Semester 2


One of

  • VCE Units 3/4 Mathematical Methods or equivalent
  • Admission into the Bachelor of Science

OR both of

Code Name Teaching period Credit Points
MAST10014 Foundation Mathematics 1
Semester 1
MAST10015 Foundation Mathematics 2
Semester 2



Non-allowed subjects

Students may only gain credit for one of

  • PHYC10001 Physics 1: Advanced
  • PHYC10003 Physics 1
  • PHYC10005 Physics 1: Fundamentals

Recommended background knowledge

Students who have not completed the equivalent of VCE Unit 3/4 Specialist Mathematics are encouraged to enrol in MAST10005 Calculus 1 concurrently with this subject.

Core participation requirements

The University of Melbourne is committed to providing students with reasonable adjustments to assessment and participation under the Disability Standards for Education (2005), and the Assessment and Results Policy (MPF1326). Students are expected to meet the core participation requirements for their course. These can be viewed under Entry and Participation Requirements for the course outlines in the Handbook.

Further details on how to seek academic adjustments can be found on the Student Equity and Disability Support website: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/student-equity/home

Last updated: 10 August 2019