• Code PHYS4110
  • Unit Value 6 to 24 units
  • Offered by Research School of Physics
  • ANU College ANU Joint Colleges of Science
  • Course subject Physics
  • Areas of interest Physics
  • Academic career UGRD
  • Course convener
    • Ilya Shadrivov
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Offered in First Semester 2021
    Second Semester 2021
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Delivery of this course will vary from student to student. Contact your course convener or supervisor to see if there is an on campus activity.

This course will be taken over two consecutive semesters. Students will learn basic research preparation skills, including compilation of background research, thesis writing and oral presentation skills. They 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

Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills 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

  1. Thesis (71) [LO 1,2,3,4]
  2. Research Proposal (15) [LO 1,3,4]
  3. Oral presentations (7) [LO 1,2,3,4]
  4. Research journal and writing assignments (7) [LO 1,3,4]

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Workload

Full time for one semester, and part time for one semester

Inherent Requirements

To be determined

Requisite and Incompatibility

Students must be active in the Physics Honours specialisation PHYS-HSPC

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

Prescribed Texts

N/A

Fees

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

Commonwealth Support (CSP) Students
If you 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). More information about your student contribution amount for each course at Fees

Student Contribution Band:
2
Unit value:
6 to 24 units

If you are a domestic graduate coursework student with a Domestic Tuition Fee (DTF) place or international student you will be required to pay course tuition fees (see below). Course tuition fees are indexed annually. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found 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
7.00 0.14583
8.00 0.16667
9.00 0.18750
10.00 0.20833
11.00 0.22917
12.00 0.25000
13.00 0.27083
14.00 0.29167
15.00 0.31250
16.00 0.33333
17.00 0.35417
18.00 0.37500
19.00 0.39583
20.00 0.41667
21.00 0.43750
22.00 0.45833
23.00 0.47917
24.00 0.50000
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
2021 $685 per unit
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2021 $980 per unit
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
3476 22 Feb 2021 01 Mar 2021 31 Mar 2021 28 May 2021 In Person N/A
4332 22 Feb 2021 01 Mar 2021 31 Mar 2021 28 May 2021 In Person N/A

Second Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
6482 26 Jul 2021 02 Aug 2021 31 Aug 2021 29 Oct 2021 In Person N/A

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