In this course you’ll explore classical and modern physics and examine the rapidly developing area of nanoscience and nanotechnology.
- Part or full-time
(Student visa holders must study full-time)
- Part or full-time
- 3 years full-time or part-time equivalent
In this course you’ll explore classical and modern physics and examine the rapidly developing area of nanoscience and nanotechnology. You’ll learn about mechanics and waves, quantum theory, electromagnetism, thermodynamics, the physics of materials and applications of nanotechnology.
As part of your studies you’ll develop advanced skills in applied mathematics and chemistry, and a range of problem-solving and analytical skills that are in high demand with employers. You could pursue a career in a wide variety of fields including universities, government institutions and private companies in areas such as pure research, research and development, education, strategy, quantitative analysis, quality control, health and medical physics, environmental monitoring, meteorology and astronomy.
To expand your expertise and career prospects even further, you can combine Physics and Nanotechnology with another major such as Chemistry, Computer Science, Mathematics and Statistics or Secondary Teaching (Science Combined with Mathematics).
This degree has been accredited by the Australian Institute of Physics. When you graduate, you can apply to the Academic Chair to become a member of the Australian Institute of Physics and the Institute of Physics in the UK.
For further admission information about this course, please download our Information Pack.
- Perth Campus or external
- Mid-year start available (Domestic students)
- School of Engineering and Information Technology
Each course has a number of credit points that must be completed for you to graduate. Find out what’s required to meet the credit points for this course.
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Computer access with a CD-ROM drive or Internet access is essential. Email is essential.
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We understand you may need help financially whilst studying for your qualification. We therefore offer eligible students a wide range of scholarships, prizes and awards across a variety of categories. Find out what scholarships Murdoch has on offer, and whether you’re eligible to apply.
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