• Offered by Research School of Physics and Engineering
  • ANU College ANU Joint Colleges of Science
  • Course subject Physics
  • Areas of interest Physics
  • Academic career Undergraduate
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Offered in Second Semester 2016
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Students will pursue a research project under the supervision of an academic supervisor. The research will be original, and will be chosen from among the appropriate projects offered in Physics or a suitable cognate area.

Learning Outcomes

At the completion of this subject, students should have the skills and knowledge to:

1. Plan and engage in an independent and sustained critical investigation of a chosen research topic
2. Demonstrate capacity for physical understanding through experimental or theoretical investigation of an area of Physics
3. Engage in systematic discovery and critical review of relevant background material
4. Communicate research concepts clearly and effectively in writing and orally

Indicative Assessment

Thesis (93%) (LO1-4)
Oral presentations (7%) (LO1-4)

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Workload

10 Hours per week

Requisite and Incompatibility

You will need to contact the Research School of Physics and Engineering to request a permission code to enrol in this course.

Specialisations

Fees

Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.  

If you are a domestic graduate coursework or international student you will be required to pay tuition fees. Tuition fees are indexed annually. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.

Student Contribution Band:
Band 2
Unit value:
24 units

If you are an undergraduate student and have been offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are set by the Australian Government for each course. At ANU 1 EFTSL is 48 units (normally 8 x 6-unit courses). You can find your student contribution amount for each course at Fees.  Where there is a unit range displayed for this course, not all unit options below may be available.

Units EFTSL
24.00 0.50000
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
2016 $13104
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2016 $17472
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings and Dates

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only

Second Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery
9752 18 Jul 2016 29 Jul 2016 31 Aug 2016 28 Oct 2016 In Person

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