BP229 - Bachelor of Science

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RMIT program code: BP229
Plan name: Bachelor of Science (Physics)
Plan code: BP229PHYS
Campus: City Campus
Credit points per semester:
Full time: 48
Part time: 24
CRICOS code: 074351J

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2018 Enrolment Program Structure

To graduate you must complete the following:

Year One of Program
ANDYear Two of Program
ANDYear Three of Program

Credittransfer / Recognitionof Prior Learning (RPL)

You may be eligible for credit or recognition of prior learning (RPL) toward your RMIT program.Please read theHow to apply for creditinformation and complete the forms required.

Please ensure that you submit this information by the relevantcensus date.

Please submit your application through theRMIT Connect portal.

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Year One of Program

Complete the following Six (6) Courses:
Course TitleCredit PointsPrereqs/ CoreqsCourse CodeCampusSemester 1 ClassSemester 2 Class
Scientific Skills and Communication12ONPS2334City Campus14851672
Mechanics12PHYS2122City Campus1444
Modern Physics12PHYS2123City Campus1427
Calculus and Analysis 112YesMATH1142City Campus2053
Calculus and Analysis 212YesMATH1144City Campus2658
Thermodynamics and Electromagnetism12PHYS2127City Campus1428
AND
Select and Complete One (1) of the following Courses:
Course TitleCredit PointsPrereqs/ CoreqsCourse CodeCampusSemester 1 ClassSemester 2 Class
Cell Structure and Function12YesBIOL2146City Campus2232
Life on Earth12YesENVI1142City Campus21362119
AND
Select and Complete One (1) of the following Courses:
Course TitleCredit PointsPrereqs/ CoreqsCourse CodeCampusSemester 1 ClassSemester 2 Class
Chemistry of Materials 112YesCHEM1030City Campus2227
Chemistry Principles12YesCHEM1242City Campus22691459
AND

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Year Two of Program

It is highly recommended that you choose PHYS2070 Instrumentation for Scientists and Engineers as your Year 2,Semester 1Science Course Elective (listed in theScience Courses table below).

Please note that there is a new University Elective availableinSemester 2 2018 that you maychoose as your second or third year Univeristy Elective:COSC2676 Programming Fundamentals for Scientists (class number 3109).

Youcan choose to enrol inCOSC2676Programming Fundamentals for Scientists in Semester 2 2018 (class number 3109) as a University Elective in Year 2 orYear 3.

Complete the following Five (5) Courses:
Course TitleCredit PointsPrereqs/ CoreqsCourse CodeCampusSemester 1 ClassSemester 2 Class
Materials and Thermal Physics12YesPHYS1074City Campus1438
Optics and Radiation Physics12YesPHYS2125City Campus1446
Electromagnetics and Quantum Physics12YesPHYS2128City Campus1429
Mathematics for Physicists12YesMATH1129City Campus2051
Practical Physics 112YesPHYS1066City Campus1421
AND
Select and Complete One (1) of the following Courses:
Course TitleCredit PointsPrereqs/ CoreqsCourse CodeCampusSemester 1 ClassSemester 2 Class
Real and Complex Analysis12YesMATH2150City Campus2672
Computational Mathematics12YesMATH2136City Campus1710
Advanced Mathematical Modelling12YesMATH2139City Campus1716
AND
Select and Complete One (1) of the following Science Courses:
Course TitleCredit PointsPrereqs/ CoreqsCourse CodeCampusSemester 1 ClassSemester 2 Class
Chemistry of Materials 112YesCHEM1030City Campus2227
Chemistry of Materials 212YesCHEM1031City Campus2191
Photography for the Technologists12COSC2227City Campus1476
The Hydrosphere12YesENVI1008City Campus1477
Environmental Studies12YesENVI1038City Campus14791465
Mathematics and Statistics12YesMATH2123City Campus25722523
Real and Complex Analysis12YesMATH2150City Campus2672
Computational Mathematics12YesMATH2136City Campus1710
Advanced Mathematical Modelling12YesMATH2139City Campus1716
Modelling with Differential Equations12YesMATH2138City Campus2684
Introduction to Nanotechnology12YesONPS2149City Campus1469
Introduction to Physical Modelling12PHYS1080City Campus1422
Energy and Earth's Environment12YesPHYS2066City Campus1423
Instrumentation for Scientists and Engineers12YesPHYS2070City Campus1440
Biomedical and Forensic Photography12YesPHYS2154Bundoora Campus1477
AND
Select and Complete One (1) Course from any:
University Elective
AND

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Year Three of Program

Please note that there is a new University Elective availableinSemester 2 2018 that you maychoose as your second or third year Univeristy Elective:COSC2676Programming Fundamentals for Scientists (class number 3109).

Youcan choose to enrol inCOSC2676Programming Fundamentals for Scientists in Semester 2 2018 (class number 3109) as aUniversity Elective in Year 2 orYear 3.

Complete the following Six (6) Courses:
Course TitleCredit PointsPrereqs/ CoreqsCourse CodeCampusSemester 1 ClassSemester 2 Class
Applied Physics12YesPHYS2126City Campus2647
Quantum and Statistical Physics12YesPHYS1095City Campus1439
Solid State Physics12YesPHYS2068City Campus2606
Photonics and Nuclear Physics12YesPHYS2074City Campus1424
The Professional Scientist12YesONPS2335City Campus14861473
Science Project12YesONPS2186City Campus14841470
AND
Select and Complete One (1) of the following Science Courses:
Course TitleCredit PointsPrereqs/ CoreqsCourse CodeCampusSemester 1 ClassSemester 2 Class
Chemistry of Materials 112YesCHEM1030City Campus2227
Chemistry of Materials 212YesCHEM1031City Campus2191
Photography for the Technologists12COSC2227City Campus1476
The Hydrosphere12YesENVI1008City Campus1477
Environmental Studies12YesENVI1038City Campus14791465
Mathematics and Statistics12YesMATH2123City Campus25722523
Real and Complex Analysis12YesMATH2150City Campus2672
Computational Mathematics12YesMATH2136City Campus1710
Advanced Mathematical Modelling12YesMATH2139City Campus1716
Modelling with Differential Equations12YesMATH2138City Campus2684
Introduction to Nanotechnology12YesONPS2149City Campus1469
Introduction to Physical Modelling12PHYS1080City Campus1422
Energy and Earth's Environment12YesPHYS2066City Campus1423
Instrumentation for Scientists and Engineers12YesPHYS2070City Campus1440
Biomedical and Forensic Photography12YesPHYS2154Bundoora Campus1477
AND
Select and Complete One (1) Course from any:
University Elective

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