ADVANCED PHYSICS PROJECT

PHY5PRJ

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students are provided with the opportunity to undertake a physics / nanotechnology 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, surface science and X-ray 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.

SchoolMolecular Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorNarelle Brack

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

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, or SZHSN

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsPHY3PRJ OR PHY2PRJ

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 research project which involves acquiring, interpreting and explaining scientific findings in an academic or industrial setting.
02. Assess, interpret and explain the scientific findings of the project in some depth, in appropriate academic style, relating the findings to any relevant findings published in appropriate scientific literature, and determining which, if any, of the findings are novel.
03. Communicate effectively the key concepts and techniques used in completing the research project and the scientific findings in an appropriate scientific manner.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorNarelle Brack

Class requirements

Independent ResearchWeek: 10 - 22
One 8.00 h independent research per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
8-hours project work and associated activities per week.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One individual 30-minute seminar presentation (2000 words equiv)

N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1, SILO3

One individual project report (4500 words)

N/AN/AN/ANo70 SILO1, SILO2

One individual literature review (900 words)Literature review to be included in final report and a part of the 4500 word count.

N/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO2

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorChanh Tran

Class requirements

Independent ResearchWeek: 30 - 42
One 8.00 h independent research per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.
8-hours project work and associated activities per week.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One individual 30-minute seminar presentation (2000 words equiv)

N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1, SILO3

One individual project report (4500 words)

N/AN/AN/ANo70 SILO1, SILO2

One individual literature review (900 words)Literature review to be included in final report and a part of the 4500 word count.

N/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO2

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

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorNarelle Brack

Class requirements

Independent ResearchWeek: 2 - 7
One 96.00 h independent research per study period on weekdays during the day from week 2 to week 7 and delivered via face-to-face.
96-hours of project and associated activities.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One individual 30-minute seminar presentation (2000 words equiv)

N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1, SILO3

One individual project report (4500 words)

N/AN/AN/ANo70 SILO1, SILO2

One individual literature review (900 words)Literature review to be included in final report and a part of the 4500 word count.

N/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO2

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Summer, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorNarelle Brack

Class requirements

Independent ResearchWeek: 0 - 0
One 96.00 h independent research per study period on weekdays during the day from week 0 to week 0 and delivered via face-to-face.
96-hours of project and associated activities.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One individual 30-minute seminar presentation (2000 words equiv)

N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1, SILO3

One individual project report (4500 words)

N/AN/AN/ANo70 SILO1, SILO2

One individual literature review (900 words)Literature review to be included in final report and a part of the 4500 word count.

N/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO2