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PHYSICS 4015 - Advanced Physics (HPCP) Part 2

Career: Undergraduate
Units: 6
Term: Semester 2
Campus: North Terrace
Contact: Up to 7 hours per week
Available for Study Abroad and Exchange: Yes
Available for Non-Award Study: Yes
Pre-Requisite: PHYSICS 4010
Incompatible: PHYSICS 7565A, PHYSICS 7565B
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 (and not already undertaken as part of the course PHYSICS 4010 'Advanced Physics Part 1'): 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 Faculty of Engineering, Computer & Mathematical Sciences.

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Commonwealth supported
Full fee paying

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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 08/08/2022 Wed 17/08/2022 Fri 16/09/2022 Fri 28/10/2022

Class Details

Enrolment Class: Seminar
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
23511 SE01 20 18 29 Jul - 16 Sep Friday 4pm - 5pm Physics, 103, Kerr Grant Lecture Theatre
7 Oct - 28 Oct Friday 4pm - 5pm Physics, 103, Kerr Grant Lecture Theatre
Automatic Enrolment Class: Project
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
29732 01NT 20 18 This class does not have any timetabled face-to-face sessions. Please check MyUni or contact your Course Coordinator for details.