• Code PHYS8207
  • Unit Value 6 to 18 units
  • Offered by Research School of Physics
  • ANU College ANU Joint Colleges of Science
  • Classification Advanced
  • Course subject Physics
  • Areas of interest Physics
  • Academic career PGRD
  • Course convener
    • Prof Gregory Lane
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Offered in Summer Session 2021
    First Semester 2021
    Autumn Session 2021
    Winter Session 2021
    Second Semester 2021
    Spring Session 2021
    See Future Offerings

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 provides an opportunity to explore in depth any topic that has a connection to nuclear science or technology. This may take the form of a research essay, a critical literature review, or a practical investigation, using for example the ANU's Heavy-Ion Accelerator facility. The topic must be agreed between the student and a supervisor, and approved by the convenor.

Learning Outcomes

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

  1. On satisfying the requirements of this course, students will have demonstrated an in-depth understanding of a particular aspect of nuclear science or technology and developed skills to present the results of their investigation in an appropriate manner. Specific learning outcomes must be negotiated at the beginning of the course.

Indicative Assessment

  1. Assessment will be customized to the specific project at the beginning of the course. Typically it could include a laboratory logbook and/or a research report, possibly in the format of a journal paper. All candidates must make a seminar-type presentation showing evidence of wide reading, depth of understanding, critical analysis and/or pertinent use of experimental and analysis techniques, as appropriate to the topic. (null) [LO null]

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Workload

The expected workload will consist of approximately 130 hours per 6 units of enrolment throughout the semester/session including:

  • Face-to face component which may consist of a combination of weekly on-campus and self directed study to be negotiated with the project supervisor.

Inherent Requirements

To be determined

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 18 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
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.

Summer Session

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
1315 01 Jan 2021 22 Jan 2021 22 Jan 2021 31 Mar 2021 In Person N/A
1316 01 Jan 2021 22 Jan 2021 22 Jan 2021 31 Mar 2021 In Person N/A

First Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
3491 22 Feb 2021 01 Mar 2021 31 Mar 2021 28 May 2021 In Person N/A
3492 22 Feb 2021 01 Mar 2021 31 Mar 2021 28 May 2021 In Person N/A
3493 22 Feb 2021 01 Mar 2021 31 Mar 2021 28 May 2021 In Person N/A

Autumn Session

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
3299 01 Apr 2021 23 Apr 2021 23 Apr 2021 30 Jun 2021 In Person N/A
3300 01 Apr 2021 23 Apr 2021 23 Apr 2021 30 Jun 2021 In Person N/A

Winter Session

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
4330 01 Jul 2021 23 Jul 2021 23 Jul 2021 30 Sep 2021 In Person N/A
4331 01 Jul 2021 23 Jul 2021 23 Jul 2021 30 Sep 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
6494 26 Jul 2021 02 Aug 2021 14 Sep 2021 29 Oct 2021 In Person N/A
6495 26 Jul 2021 02 Aug 2021 14 Sep 2021 29 Oct 2021 In Person N/A
6496 26 Jul 2021 02 Aug 2021 14 Sep 2021 29 Oct 2021 In Person N/A
7788 26 Jul 2021 02 Aug 2021 14 Sep 2021 29 Oct 2021 In Person N/A

Spring Session

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
6272 01 Oct 2021 22 Oct 2021 22 Oct 2021 31 Dec 2021 In Person N/A
6273 01 Oct 2021 22 Oct 2021 22 Oct 2021 31 Dec 2021 In Person N/A

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