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PH4011 - Physics Honours Part 1 of 2

Credit points: 12
Year: 2014
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
Subject chain: PH4011 PH4012
Administered by: School of Engineering (pre 2015)

Available to graduates who have reached a satisfactory standing in physics and mathematics at this University. Graduates from other universities with equivalent qualifications will be considered for acceptance. Except with the approval of the Head of School/Associate Dean, allsubjects in a chain must be studied in consecutive teaching periods.

Areas of research emphasis in physics are theoretical physics; biomechanics; physical oceanography and meteorology. The honours year is primarily a preparation for students wishing to undertake a research higher degree.

Learning Outcomes

  • ability to carry out a substantial piece of research and write a dissertation;
  • ability to formulate and solve research problems;
  • to understand theoretical concepts in a broad range of topics which give background to the research project.

Availabilities

As this subject is part of a subject chain, a final standard grade (e.g. P, C) will only be recorded for each subject after successful completion of all parts of the subject chain.

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 27-Mar-2014
Coordinator: Professor Ronald White
Assessment: assessment will be predominantly by coursework exams and research.

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 28-Aug-2014
Coordinator: Professor Ronald White
Assessment: assessment will be predominantly by coursework exams and research.

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.