Bachelor of Science

Applied Physics

Program of Study Credit Points
Core Units for this Major
Complete the following units:
24 cps
Unit Code Unit Title Unit cps  
MTHS120 Calculus and Linear Algebra 1 6  
MTHS130 Calculus and Linear Algebra 2 6  
PHYS131 Applied Physics I 6  
PHYS132 Applied Physics II 6  
And complete 12 credit points from the following units: 12 cps
AMTH140 Discrete Mathematics 6  
BIOL110 Biology I 6  
CHEM110 Chemistry I 6  
CHEM120 Chemistry II 6  
COSC110 Introduction to Programming and the UNIX Environment 6  
COSC120 Object Oriented Programming 6  
GEOL110 Our Blue Planet 6  
#Prescribed Units for this Major
Complete the following units:
48 cps
AMTH246 Mathematical Methods in the Sciences 6  
PHYS204 Electromagnetism 1 6  
PHYS213 Sensors and Signal Processing 6  
PHYS301 Microscopic to Macroscopic Physics and Chemistry 6  
PHYS311 Digital Electronic Systems 6  
PHYS313 Applied Photonics 6  
PMTH212 Multivariable Calculus 6  
SCI395 Science Report 6  

#Students undertaking a second major must be aware that a unit common to both majors at 200/300-level counts towards one major only. In these circumstances students are to select a Listed Unit from the relevant Major.

 
Course Requirements 60 cps

To achieve an overall total of 144 credit points candidates must complete a further 60 credit points by either:
Complete ONE Minor, Listed Units and Elective Units;
or
Completing a second Major and Elective Units
or
Completing Listed Units for this Major and Elective Units.

 
Group 1 - Listed Units for candidates undertaking this Major
Candidates completing TWO Majors complete 0 credit points.
Candidates completing ONE Major and ONE Minor MUST complete 6 credit points at 200 level from the following units
or
Candidates completing ONE Major must complete 18 credit points at 200-level from the following units:
0-18 cps
AMTH250 Introduction to Programming in The Sciences 6  
ASTY221 Introduction to Astronomy and Astrophysics 6  
CHEM210 Physical Chemistry: Quantum and Thermochemical Structure 6  
CHEM220 Inorganic Chemistry 6  
COSC230 Data Structures and Algorithms 6  
MATH260 Probability and Simulation 6  
PHYS207 Applied Physics 6  
PHYS208 Topics in Advanced Physical Sciences 6  
PMTH213 Linear Algebra 6  
SCI210 Introduction to Scientific Programming 6  
Group 2 - Listed Units for candidates undertaking this Major
Candidates completing TWO majors complete 0 credit points.
Candidates completing ONE Major and ONE Minor MUST complete 12 credit points at 300 level from the following units
or
Candidates completing ONE Major must complete 18 credit points at 300-level from the following units:
0-18 cps
BIOP320 Medical and Clinical Biotechnology 6  
CHEM305 Applied Physical Chemistry 6  
CHEM306 Materials Chemistry 6  
COSC330 Parallel and Distributed Computing 6  
COSC380 Algorithms in Machine Learning 6  
PMTH331 Introduction to Topology 6  
PMTH333 Complex Analysis 6  
PMTH339 Differential Equations 6  
Elective Units
Complete 0 to 24 credit points with not more than 12 credit points at 100-level.
0-24 cps
The number of credit points and level will vary depending on whether candidates undertake ONE or TWO Majors or ONE Major and ONE Minor.
Elective Units can be selected from any unit offered by the University subject to candidates meeting overall prerequisite and timetabling requirements for individual units.
 
Total 144 cps

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