PHYSICS MASTERS THESIS A

PHY5THA

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 PHY5THB. All students are required to present a seminar outlining the proposed project at a time to be determined by the physics postgraduate 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-ordinatorNarelle Brack

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Current enrolment in the M.Sci.Phys.Sci. program and an invitation to join the research stream. Students who achieve an average of 65% in all their subjects in the first year of the course and who demonstrate an aptitude for research and experimentation may be invited to join the research stream.

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions This subject is the first part of a 60CP thesis program (PHY5THA and PHY5THB). Students will not be given a final mark until they complete PHY5THB

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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

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 PHY5THA and PHY5THB10

Melbourne, 2014, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorNarelle Brack

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 PHY5THA and PHY5THB10