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Physics

The University of Western Australia

36 months
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About

This Physics major from The University of Western Australia gives you access to the frontiers of modern physics via a focus on mathematical skills. These skills are required to access modern physics, including the key pillars of relativity and quantum physics, with applications to atomic, nuclear and particle physics, condensed matter physics, photonics and astrophysics. 

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Overview

About The Course

Physics examines the world around us at the most fundamental level, from the origin and fate of the universe, to the behaviour of matter on sub-atomic length scales, and everything in between. The overarching objective of the Physics major at The University of Western Australia is to provide you with access to the frontiers of modern physics via an emphasis on essential mathematical skills.

 The knowledge generated through the study of physics is the driving force behind most new technologies, from radars to lasers, transistors to quantum computers and electron microscopes to advanced medical imaging scanners. To complement your lectures, you'll have the chance to discuss, apply and expand on the theory of your unit in weekly practical laboratory classes and structured tutorials.

Career Pathways

The Physics major from The University of Western Australia opens doors to many career choices. As a Physics graduate, your strong problem-solving and critical thinking abilities will be in demand from employers in industry, government and the business and finance sectors. Your discipline-specific skills are particularly valued in teaching, research and high-tech industries. Graduates with a strong mathematics and physics background have opportunities in the resources sector modelling big data sets. Further studies will lead to careers in research or academia.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Physics for Scientists and Engineers
  • Modern Physics 
  • Multivariable Calculus 
  • Mathematical Theory and Methods 
  • Quantum Physics and Electromagnetism
  • The Physics of Particles

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
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PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
64
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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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Credits

192 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
Start practicing IELTS today!
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
64
More about PTE Academic
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
82

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS Code: 00126G

  • This major requires a certain level of Mathematics. If you do not meet this level, you may be able to take additional Mathematics units in your first year to satisfy this requirement.

Tuition Fee

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    40100 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 120300 AUD for the full programme during 36 months.

Funding

Scholarships are available to students from a diverse range of backgrounds, including academic achievement, financial need, educational disadvantage, leadership and community service, artistic or sporting achievements, and being from a rural or remote area.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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