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PHYSICS 4060B - Honours Physics Project Part 2

Career: Undergraduate
Units: 6
Term: Semester 1
Campus: North Terrace
Contact: By supervision
Restriction: Available only to students admitted to the relevant Honours program
Available for Study Abroad and Exchange:
Available for Non-Award Study: No
Co-Requisite: PHYSICS 4055
Incompatible: PHYSICS 4000A/B, PHYSICS 4001A/B, PHYSICS 4020A/B
Assessment: Research project report, written assignments, exam

This course includes a substantial experimental or theoretical research project and a related topic in advanced physics. Students enrolled in this course select one of the following modules, depending on the nature of the project and 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, Fourier Techniques and Applications, 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 Honours Coordinator and project supervisor regarding the selection of the module as it must directly relate to their chosen research topic. The research project is selected at the start of the Honours year following consultation with the Honours Coordinator and depends on availability of research supervisors in the School in any particular year. Students are expected to meet with their Principal Supervisor on a weekly basis to work on their research project and must demonstrate satisfactory progress at the end of the first semester of study to be allowed to continue onto a second semester of study. A research report is submitted in the second semester of study in the course PHYSICS 4020B Honours Physics Project Part B.

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Critical Dates

Term Last Day to Add Online Census Date Last Day to WNF Last Day to WF
Semester 1 Tue 12/03/2024 Thu 21/03/2024 Not Available Fri 07/06/2024

Class Details

Enrolment Class: Research
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
16056 01NT 20 17 This class does not have any timetabled face-to-face sessions. Please check MyUni or contact your Course Coordinator for details.