Physics, B.Sc. | Edith Cowan University | Joondalup, Australia
36 months
37400 AUD/year
7300 AUD/year
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The Physics course from Edith Cowan University provides students with a thorough background in fundamental and advanced physics with a strong emphasis on scientific instrumentation, measurement and analytical skills. 


The Physics major from Edith Cowan University is designed to meet industries' need for capable, dynamic and innovative graduates with well-developed analytical and problem-solving skills and a sound theoretical knowledge in physics. It gives students a hands-on and practical understanding of physics with laboratory-based programs and projects to encourage practical learning.Special entry requirements

All applicants are required to have passed ATAR Physics OR SCP1132 Introduction to Physics OR SCP1134 Foundations of Physics, with equivalents considered, and have passed ATAR Mathematics Methods OR MAT1137 Introductory Applied Mathematics, with equivalents considered.

Career Opportunities 

Employment opportunities

Physics graduates are employed across a wide range of organisations. These include education, automotive and aerospace industries, defense, the public sector, healthcare, energy, materials, meteorology, technology, computing and IT.

Possible future job titles

Physicist, Astronomer, Science Teacher, Lecturer, Researcher, Scientist, Medical Physicist, Acoustic Consultant, Clinical Scientist, Metallurgist, Meteorologist, Nanotechnologist, Radiation Protection Practitioner, Sound Engineer

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Physics of Motion
  • Mathematics
  • Waves and Electricity
  • Astronomy 
  • Intermediate Physics
  • General Chemistry

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • We recommend you apply as soon as you can. It's best to receive an offer as early as possible so you can prepare for orientation and semester start.


360 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS code: 106397D 

  • Complete one of the following:
  • AQF Cert IV;
  • Successfully completed 0.25 EFTSL of study at bachelor level or higher at an Australian higher education provider (or equivalent);
  • Undergraduate Certificate;
  • Special Tertiary Admissions Test;
  • University Preparation Course;
  • Indigenous University Orientation Course;
  • Aboriginal University Readiness Assessment; or
  • Experience Based Entry Scheme.
  • Complete one of the following English requirements
  • Year 12 English ATAR/English Literature ATAR grade C or better or equivalent;
  • Special Tertiary Admissions Test;
  • IELTS Academic Overall band minimum score of 6.0 (no individual band less than 6.0);
  • Successfully completed 1.0 EFTSL of study at bachelor level or higher in the UK, Ireland, USA, NZ or Canada;
  • University Preparation Course;
  • Indigenous University Orientation Course;
  • Aboriginal University Readiness Assessment;
  • AQF Diploma, Advanced Diploma or Associate Degree

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    37400 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 37400 AUD per year during 36 months.
  • National

    7300 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7300 AUD per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Joondalup

1400 - 2500 AUD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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