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PHYSICS 4050 - Advanced Physics Part 1

Career: Undergraduate
Units: 6
Term: Semester 2
Campus: North Terrace
Contact: Up to 7 hours per week
Available for Study Abroad and Exchange:
Available for Non-Award Study: No
Pre-Requisite: 12 units Level III Physics with a credit average. Other students may apply to the Head of Discipline for exemption.
Incompatible: PHYSICS 7565A, PHYSICS 7565B, PHYSICS 4010
Assessment: Written assignments and exams

This course covers a range of advanced topics in physics, the methods of presentation and assessment of which vary according to module. Students enrolled in this course select three of the following modules, subject to availability: Advanced Astrophysics, Advanced Atmospheric Physics, Electronics for Data Acquisition, Electrodynamics, Data Analysis and Modelling, Gauge Field Theories, General Relativity, Non-Linear Optics, Nuclear And Radiation Physics, Quantum Field Theory and Relativistic Quantum Mechanics & Particle Physics. Students must consult the Head of Discipline regarding the selection of modules as each module has specific Level III Physics pre-requisites. Students enrolled in the B. Science (Honours) in the Discipline of Physics may be given permission by the Head of Discipline to substitute equivalent modules offered within the Faculty of Sciences and the Faculty of Engineering, Computer & Mathematical Sciences.

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Commonwealth supported
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Postgraduate Coursework
Non Award

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Course Outline

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Critical Dates

Term Last Day to Add Online Census Date Last Day to WNF Last Day to WF
Semester 2 Mon 10/08/2020 Wed 19/08/2020 Fri 30/10/2020 Not Available

Class Details

Enrolment Class: Seminar
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
29089 SE01 20 19 31 Jul - 18 Sep Friday 4pm - 5pm Physics, 103, Kerr Grant Lecture Theatre
9 Oct - 30 Oct Friday 4pm - 5pm Physics, 103, Kerr Grant Lecture Theatre
Related Class: Project
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
29357 PJT0 20 19 No details available