PHYSICS RESEARCH PROJECT

PHY2PRJ

2014

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students undertake a physics research project under the supervision of La Trobe University staff or jointly with La Trobe University staff and appropriate outside organisations. Students are encouraged to develop their own interests and may gain experience in functional materials and surface science, X-ray science and space science, and tackle problems of fundamental or applied nature. The project outcomes will be presented in a seminar at the end of the teaching period.

FacultyFaculty of Science, Tech & Engineering

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorNarelle Brack

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites PHY1SCA and PHY1SCB. This subject is available by invitation of the Unit Co-ordinator to students who have a weighted average mark of 65% or greater, or equivalent qualifications, with a focus on those students enrolled in a physics major.

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

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Melbourne, 2014, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorNarelle Brack

Class requirements

Independent Research Week: 10 - 22
One 6.0 hours independent research per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Plus associated activities."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
One individual 20-minute seminar presentation10
One individual project report equivalent to 3,500-words90

Melbourne, 2014, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorNarelle Brack

Class requirements

Independent Research Week: 31 - 43
One 6.0 hours independent research per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Plus associated activities."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
One individual 20-minute seminar presentation10
One individual project report equivalent to 3,500-words90

Melbourne, 2014, Summer semester, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorNarelle Brack

Class requirements

Independent Research Week: 02 - 07
One 13.0 days independent research per study period on weekdays during the day from week 02 to week 07 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Equivalent to 78-hours of research and associated activities."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
One individual 20-minute seminar presentation10
One individual project report equivalent to 3,500-words90

Melbourne, 2014, Week 26-33, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorNarelle Brack

Class requirements

Independent Research Week: 26 - 33
One 13.0 days independent research per study period on weekdays during the day from week 26 to week 33 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Equivalent to 78-hours of research and associated activities."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
One individual 20-minute seminar presentation10
One individual project report equivalent to 3,500-words90