PHYSICS HONOURS THESIS A

PHY4THA

2014

Credit points: 30

Subject outline

Students commence a project that takes the equivalent of six months of continuous work under the supervision of a member of staff. The project is completed and written up as a thesis when the student completes the unit PHY4THB. All students are required to present a seminar outlining the proposed project at a time to be determined by the physics honours coordinator. A list of prospective thesis topics and supervisors is available from the Department of Physics postgraduate co-ordinator.

FacultyFaculty of Science, Tech & Engineering

Credit points30

Subject Co-ordinatorChris Pakes

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 4 - UG/Hons/1st Yr PG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Acceptance into an honours program in the Department of Physics.

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjects PHY4HNA, PHY4HNB

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions This unit is the first part of a 60CP thesis program (PHY4THA and PHY4THB). Students will not be given a final mark until they complete PHY4THB.

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Melbourne, 2014, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorChris Pakes

Class requirements

Supervised Research Week: 10 - 22
One 5.0 hours supervised research per day on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Supervised research under the direction of a member of staff equivalent to a total of 300 hours."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
One 15,000 word thesis90
One oral examinationThe assessment components listed are the combined assessment for PHY4THA and PHY4THB.10

Melbourne, 2014, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorChris Pakes

Class requirements

Supervised Research Week: 31 - 43
One 5.0 hours supervised research per day on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Supervised research under the direction of a member of staff equivalent to a total of 300 hours."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
One 15,000 word thesis90
One oral examinationThe assessment components listed are the combined assessment for PHY4THA and PHY4THB.10