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Overview

Physics is the study of the laws of nature that govern the behaviour of the universe, from the smallest sub-atomic particles to the universe itself. It applies these laws to the solution of practical and theoretical problems and to the development of new technologies.
Study Level

Undergraduate

Minimum Units of Credit

78

Specialisation Type

Major

Specialisation Structure

Students must complete 78 UOC.

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Double Major: Mathematics and Physics

Students who are contemplating a double major in Mathematics and Physics should substitute MATH2011 or MATH2111 (Higher) Several Variable Calculus and MATH2521 or MATH2621 (Higher) Complex Analysis for MATH2069 Mathematics 2A; and MATH2301 Mathematical Computing and MATH2801 or MATH2091 (Higher) Theory of Statistics for MATH2089 Numerical methods and Statistics.

Additional Information

Honours

For further information on Honours in Physics, please see the Physics Honours entry in this Handbook

Pre-2019 Handbook Editions

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