DIRECTED STUDY IN PHYSICS

PHY5DIR

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject, students will perform an independent study related to one of the key research strengths within the discipline of Physics and will be supervised by a member of staff. Students will explore contemporary research issues related to X-ray science, condensed matter physics or surface and materials science. The outcomes will be presented through a written report and oral presentation at the end of the teaching period.

SchoolMolecular Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorNarelle Brack

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must be admitted in one of the following courses: SZHSMN, SMNT, PSMSC, SZHSN

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Plan and complete a short essay which involves acquiring, interpreting and explaining the scientific literature related to a current physics research area
02. Assess, interpret and explain the scientific literature relevant to the chosen topic in some depth, in appropriate academic style.
03. Communicate effectively the key concepts, techniques, and research status associated with the selected research topic in an appropriate scientific manner.

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorNarelle Brack

Class requirements

Supervised ResearchWeek: 10 - 22
One 4.00 h supervised research per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
Supervised research of up to 4-hours per week under the direction of a staff member.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One 4,000-word essay or technical report

N/AN/AN/ANo70 SILO2

One essay plan (500 word equiv)

N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1, SILO2

One individual 15-minute seminar presentation (1000 word equiv)

N/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO3

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorChanh Tran

Class requirements

Supervised ResearchWeek: 30 - 42
One 4.00 h supervised research per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.
Supervised research of up to 4-hours per week under the direction of a staff member.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One 4,000-word essay or technical report

N/AN/AN/ANo70 SILO2

One essay plan (500 word equiv)

N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1, SILO2

One individual 15-minute seminar presentation (1000 word equiv)

N/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO3

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, LTU Term 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorNarelle Brack

Class requirements

Supervised ResearchWeek: 2 - 7
One 48.00 h supervised research per study period on weekdays during the day from week 2 to week 7 and delivered via face-to-face.
Supervised research of up to 48-hrs under the direction of a staff member.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One 4,000-word essay or technical report

N/AN/AN/ANo70 SILO2

One essay plan (500 word equiv)

N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1, SILO2

One individual 15-minute seminar presentation (1000 word equiv)

N/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO3

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Summer, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorChanh Tran

Class requirements

Supervised ResearchWeek: 0 - 0
One 48.00 h supervised research per study period on weekdays during the day from week 0 to week 0 and delivered via face-to-face.
Supervised research of up to 48- hours under the direction of a staff member.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One 4,000-word essay or technical report

N/AN/AN/ANo70 SILO2

One essay plan (500 word equiv)

N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1, SILO2

One individual 15-minute seminar presentation (1000 word equiv)

N/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO3