Advanced Physics - PHYSC13938

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Faculty: SCI - Faculty of Science

School: School of Physics


Program: 3938 - AdvSci (Hons)/SocRschandPolicy


Bachelor of Advanced Science (Honours) (Major)

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Physics is the study of the laws of nature that govern the behaviour of the universe, from the smallest sub-atomic particles to the universe itself. It applies these laws to the solution of practical and theoretical problems and to the development of new technologies.

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A major in Advanced Physics is comprised of 90 units of credit of courses as follows:

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Students who are completing a double major in Mathematics and Physics should substitute MATH2111 Higher Several Variable Calculus and MATH2621 Higher Complex Analysis for MATH2069 Mathematics 2A; and MATH2301 Mathematical Computing and MATH2901 Higher Theory of Statistics for MATH2089 Numerical Methods and Statistics.

Recommended science electives: (these are not compulsory but may complement a major in Advanced Physics) include PHYS1160 Introduction to Astronomy; CLIM2001 Fundamentals of Atmospheric Science; and BABS6741 Astrobiology: Life in the Universe.


For further information on Honours in Physics, please see the Physics Honours entry in this Handbook.
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