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PH5013 - Quantum Mechanics 3

Credit points: 3
Year: 2023
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
Administered by: College of Science and Engineering

Available to postgraduate students with permission of the program co-ordinator.

Dirac formulation of non-relativistic quantum mechanics, second quantisation with application to photons, relativistic quantum mechanics.

Learning Outcomes

  • to understand advanced theoretical concepts of quantum mechanics and to be able to solve problems related to these concepts.

Subject Assessment

  • a combination of examination, takehome research or coding assignments and oral presentation.


Townsville, Study Period 1, Internal
Census Date 23-Mar-2023
Coord/Lect: Assoc. Professor Daniel Kosov.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 25 hours lectures
  • 9 hours tutorials
  • assessment and self-directed study

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.