24 points, SCA Band 2, 0.500 EFTSL
Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.
Not offered in 2018
24 points of third-year physics units including the compulsory unit
At least six sub-units are to be taken, with 'Quantum Mechanics' and 'Condensed Matter Physics' being compulsory. Students undertaking a theoretical project are normally required to take 2 further sub-units of 'Quantum field Theory'; and 'Statistical Mechanics'. Students are required to complete a research project involving some original work on a topic chosen in consultation with their supervisor.
Examinations and assignments: 45% + Project literature review: 5% +
Experimental or theoretical research project: 50%