Physics - Undergraduate Seminar B#

Subject 640-312 (2008)

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Credit Points: 0.000
Level: Undergraduate
Dates & Locations:

This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2008:

Semester 2, - Taught on campus.
Pre-teaching Period Start not applicable
Teaching Period not applicable
Assessment Period End not applicable
Last date to Self-Enrol not applicable
Census Date not applicable
Last date to Withdraw without fail not applicable

Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
Time Commitment: Contact Hours: 12 1-hour seminars
Total Time Commitment: Not available
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Recommended Background Knowledge: None
Non Allowed Subjects: None
Core Participation Requirements:

For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.

It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support:


Dr A Melatos
Subject Overview:

This weekly seminar series is presented by staff within the School of Physics discussing recent advances in physics and research opportunities for students continuing on to higher-level physics. This subject provides an opportunity for students to broaden their outlook on physics research and to learn about the opportunities for furthering their physics education. This subject is invaluable for students who are planning to undertake higher-level physics.

Students completing this subject should be able to:

  • demonstrate an appreciation of the range of options available for continuation to higher-level physics;

  • demonstrate an appreciation of the links between their undergraduate physics education and recent advances in physics; and

  • demonstrate an appreciation of the pivotal role research plays in the advancement of the discipline.

Assessment: None.
Prescribed Texts: None
Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date

All students specialising in physics are strongly encouraged to attend this seminar series.

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