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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2019 Enrolment Program Structure

To graduate you must complete the following:

  Year One of Program
 
AND  Year Two of Program
 
AND  Year Three of Program
 

- A recommended full-time study load is 48 credit points or Four (4) courses equivalent each semester.

- Total number of credit points needed to complete this bachelor's degree is 288 credit points or 24 courses equivalent. 

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Credit Transfer and Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

At RMIT you can apply for credit so your previous learning or experience counts toward your RMIT program.

Lodge the relevant credit/RPL form(s) on the RMIT Connect Student Portal as soon as possible along with all your supporting documents, e.g. transcript, resume, reference letters etc. to ensure you can enrol the correct courses for the semester. 

Note: Non-compliance to the Enroment Program Structure (EPS) can result in delay of graduation and/or need to take additional courses.

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To graduate you must complete the following:

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Year One of Program

A recommended enrolment sequence is:

Semester 1:

PHYS2122, CHEM1030 or CHEM1242, ENVI1142 or BIOL2146, MATH1142

Semester 2:

PHYS2123, PHYS2127, ONPS2334, MATH1144

 

Mid-year entry and part-time students can seek advice by lodging a new RMIT Connect query.

Complete the following Six (6) Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Scientific Skills and Communication12ONPS2334City Campus12361190
Mechanics12PHYS2122City Campus1189
Modern Physics12PHYS2123City Campus1178
Calculus and Analysis 112YesMATH1142City Campus1137
Calculus and Analysis 212YesMATH1144City Campus1132
Thermodynamics and Electromagnetism12PHYS2127City Campus1192
AND

Select and Complete One (1) of the following Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Cell Structure and Function12YesBIOL2146City Campus1247
Life on Earth12YesENVI1142City Campus2644 (FF)2598 (FF)
AND

Select and Complete One (1) of the following Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Chemistry of Materials 112YesCHEM1030City Campus1302
Chemistry Principles12YesCHEM1242City Campus13011294
 
AND

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Year Two of Program

A recommended enrolment sequence is:

Semester 1:

PHYS2125, PHYS1074, MATH1129, One (1) from the Science Courses (Strong Recommendation - PHYS2070)

Semester 2:

PHYS2128, PHYS1066, MATH2150 or MATH2136, a University Elective

 

Mid-year entry and part-time students can seek advice by lodging a new RMIT Connect query.

 

Note: You can choose to enrol in COSC2676 Programming Fundamentals for Scientists in Semester 2 2018 as a University Elective in Year 2 or Year 3.

Complete the following Five (5) Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Materials and Thermal Physics12YesPHYS1074City Campus1188
Optics and Radiation Physics12YesPHYS2125City Campus1192
Electromagnetics and Quantum Physics12YesPHYS2128City Campus1174
Mathematics for Physicists12YesMATH1129City Campus1170
Practical Physics 112YesPHYS1066City Campus1181
AND

Select and Complete One (1) of the following Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Real and Complex Analysis12YesMATH2150City Campus1169
Computational Mathematics12YesMATH2136City Campus3321
AND

Select and Complete One (1) of the following Science Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Chemistry of Materials 112YesCHEM1030City Campus1302
Chemistry of Materials 212YesCHEM1031City Campus1296
The Hydrosphere12YesENVI1008City Campus3362
Environmental Studies12YesENVI1038City Campus1241 (FF)1232 (FF)
Mathematics and Statistics12YesMATH2123City Campus11721160
Real and Complex Analysis12YesMATH2150City Campus1169
Computational Mathematics12YesMATH2136City Campus3321
Modelling with Differential Equations12YesMATH2138City Campus1177
Introduction to Nanotechnology12YesONPS2149City Campus3005
Introduction to Physical Modelling12PHYS1080City Campus1177
Energy and Earth's Environment12YesPHYS2066City Campus1175
Instrumentation for Scientists and Engineers12YesPHYS2070City Campus1187
AND

Select and Complete One (1) Course from any:

University Elective
 
AND

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Year Three of Program

A recommended enrolment sequence is:

Semester 1:

PHYS2126, PHYS1095, ONPS2335, a University Elective

Semester 2:

PHYS2068, PHYS2074, ONPS2186, One (1) from the Science Courses

 

Mid-year entry and part-time students can seek advice by lodging a new RMIT Connect query.

 

You can choose to enrol in COSC2676 Programming Fundamentals for Scientists in Semester 2 2018 as a University Elective in Year 2 or Year 3.

Complete the following Six (6) Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Applied Physics12YesPHYS2126City Campus1180
Quantum and Statistical Physics12YesPHYS1095City Campus1196
Solid State Physics12YesPHYS2068City Campus1191
Photonics and Nuclear Physics12YesPHYS2074City Campus1179
The Professional Scientist12YesONPS2335City Campus12403359
Science Project12YesONPS2186City Campus12901285
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Select and Complete One (1) of the following Science Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Chemistry of Materials 112YesCHEM1030City Campus1302
Chemistry of Materials 212YesCHEM1031City Campus1296
The Hydrosphere12YesENVI1008City Campus3362
Environmental Studies12YesENVI1038City Campus1241 (FF)1232 (FF)
Mathematics and Statistics12YesMATH2123City Campus11721160
Real and Complex Analysis12YesMATH2150City Campus1169
Computational Mathematics12YesMATH2136City Campus3321
Modelling with Differential Equations12YesMATH2138City Campus1177
Introduction to Nanotechnology12YesONPS2149City Campus3005
Introduction to Physical Modelling12PHYS1080City Campus1177
Energy and Earth's Environment12YesPHYS2066City Campus1175
Instrumentation for Scientists and Engineers12YesPHYS2070City Campus1187
AND

Select and Complete One (1) Course from any:

University Elective
 

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Program structure enquiries

College of Science, Engineering and Health
Academic Services Centre - Melbourne City Campus

Enquiries can be submitted via RMIT Connect Student Portal

Building 10, Level 9, Room 1
124 La Trobe Street
Melbourne VIC 3000
Tel: +61 3 9925 2621

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