• Offered by Research School of Engineering
  • ANU College ANU College of Engineering and Computer Science
  • Course subject Engineering
  • Academic career PGRD
  • Course convener
    • Dr Andres Cuevas
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Offered in First Semester 2016
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In this course students will gain a deeper understanding of the physical mechanisms that determine the performance of solar cells, leading to the design of advanced solar cells. The course will make extensive use of computer modeling and will also cover the interface between theory and experiment by overviewing recent technological advances in the field of solar cells and how they can be implemented into advanced solar cell design.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:

Upon completion of this course students will be able to identify the physical mechanisms that determine the performance of solar cells. They will be able to apply advanced modeling techniques to analyse and predict performance of advanced solar cell designs.

Indicative Assessment

Combination of labs, assignments and an exam with the majority of the weight on the exam.

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Workload

Standard workload (approx. 10 hours a week). Weekly lecturers and laboratories

Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course you must be studying a Master of Engineering have completed ENGN6524 and ENGN6334.

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:
2
Unit value:
6 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
6.00 0.12500
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
2016 $3480
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2016 $4638
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only.
Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.

First Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
3575 15 Feb 2016 26 Feb 2016 31 Mar 2016 27 May 2016 In Person N/A

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