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Bachelor of Science (Physics) Honours

Course code M16

Allows the integration and participation of highly specialised Physics-trained students in the research programs of the University, and generates highly-skilled graduates to fulfil the future needs of Australian industry, academia and government.

The Honours program is a fourth research-based year for students who have completed a Bachelor of Science degree in either Physics or Physical Sciences.

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Entry requirements

ECU admission and English language requirements apply.

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Course code

M16

Fees

Commonwealth supported - estimated 1st year indicative fee AUD $8,900

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Duration

1 year full-time or part-time equivalent

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Availability & Campus

JO ML BU OL
Full-time
Part-time
JO - Joondalup BU - South West ML - Mount Lawley OL - Online

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Entry requirements

ECU admission and English language requirements apply.

See Course Entry for further information.

Course code

M16

CRICOS code

072499E

Fees

International onshore - estimated 1st year indicative fee AUD $29,450

See Fees and Scholarships for further information

Duration

1 year full-time or part-time equivalent

See Course Details for further information.

Availability & Campus

JO ML BU OL
Full-time
Part-time
JO - Joondalup BU - South West ML - Mount Lawley OL - Online

See Course Details for further information.

Course Entry

Admission requirements you'll need to meet for this course.

* Further information can be found on the Future Students course entry page.

Applications for this course are not accepted through ECU's Experience Based Entry Scheme.

Course Details

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Semester availability

Semester 1: Study full-time at Joondalup

Semester availability

Semester 1: Study full-time at Joondalup

Course Structure

Year 1 - Semester 1
Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
RES5115Research Preparation: Principles and Approaches20
SCP5103Honours Thesis Preparation 120
SCP5104Honours Thesis Preparation 220
Year 1 - Semester 2
Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
SCP5320Advances in Physics 120
SCP5105Honours Thesis 120
SCP5106Honours Thesis 220

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For more detailed unit information for this course take a look at our Handbook. To organise your life for next semester visit the Semester timetable.

Student handbook

Course notes

Important course notes

Course Learning Outcomes

  1. Apply advanced discipline knowledge, research skills and execute Physics research.
  2. Apply cognitive and creative skills to investigate a Physics research question.
  3. Apply communication and collaboration skills to analyse, interpret, and disseminate research to peers and the physics community.
  4. Use self-management skills to plan and execute an ethically-sound piece of research.

Fees and Scholarships

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AUD $8,900 *

* Commonwealth supported - estimated 1st year indicative fee

The 'Estimated 1st year indicative fee' is provided as a guide only, based on a typical enrolment of students undertaking the first year of this course. At ECU, you pay for the individual units you enrol in, not an overall course fee, so the total cost of your course will vary, depending on what units you choose. An indicative fee will be provided with your course offer, however you can use our Course Fee Calculator to estimate the amount you’ll need to pay. ECU fees are adjusted annually.

AUD $29,450 *

* International onshore - estimated 1st year indicative fee

The 'Estimated 1st year indicative fee' is provided as a guide only, based on a typical enrolment of students undertaking the first year of this course. At ECU, you pay for the individual units you enrol in, not an overall course fee, so the total cost of your course will vary, depending on what units you choose. An indicative fee will be provided with your course offer, however you can use our Course Fee Calculator to estimate the amount you’ll need to pay. ECU fees are adjusted annually.

Scholarships

ECU has a scholarship program that provides many opportunities each year to students undertaking studies here.

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