• Offered by Research School of Physics and Engineering
  • ANU College ANU Joint Colleges of Science
  • Course subject Physics
  • Areas of interest Physics, Science, Engineering

This course will introduce students to the quantum industry. Through a series of workshop discussions with representatives for quantum research and industry, and related areas, students will explore the current and future landscape of quantum research and industry, survey innovation and business practices, identify business and employment opportunities, appreciate the broader implications of quantum technologies and establish a professional network. Students will perform an in-depth case study of one aspect of the industry. For example, a quantum technology company or a major consumer of quantum technologies or the security/ economic implications of quantum technologies. When possible, the course will culminate with students presenting the findings of their case studies to a forum of research and industry representatives as part of a networking function.

Learning Outcomes

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

On satisfying the requirements for this course students will have the knowledge and skills to:
  1. Critique the current state and future direction of domestic and international quantum research and industry;
  2. Appraise innovation and business practices, potential markets, funding sources, security and regulatory implications and other forces shaping quantum research and industry; 
  3. Establish a professional network in quantum research and industry; 
  4. Formulate opportunities for innovation, funding and future employment; 
  5. Develop advanced written communication and verbal communication skills.

Indicative Assessment

Assessment will be based on:
  • Workshop Journal 30% (LO 1-5)
  • Industry case study 50% (LO 1-5)
  • Presentation 20% (LO 1-5)

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Workload

Two x two-hour workshops per week.

Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course you must have previously completed PHYS6013 or PHYS6101. And also completed or be completing PHYS8751.

Assumed Knowledge

MGMT7165 Innovation

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
2019 $3840
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2019 $5460
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.

Second Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
8552 27 Jul 2020 03 Aug 2020 31 Aug 2020 30 Oct 2020 In Person View

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