PHME (Matric Yr 2020)

BSc (Hons) in Applied Physics with Second Major in Microelectronics Engineering

Curriculum (Matriculation Year 2020)


Overview

TypeAU
Core Courses
46 AU of physics courses and 17 AU of mathematics courses.
63 AU
Physics Major Prescribed Electives
Must read either Final Year Project (PH4421) or Professional Internship (PH4420​). A grade of A- or better in the Final Year Project is required to be eligible for Honours (Highest Distinction).
18 AU
GER Core18 AU
GER Prescribed Electives
3 AU from Business and Management, and 3 AU from Liberal Arts
6 AU
Second Major Courses
35 AU of required physics, mathematics, and electrical engineering courses, and at least 4 AU from a selection of EE4XXX courses.
39 AU
Total144 AU

Core Courses

Year 1
PH1104 - Mechanics3 AUSem 1
PH1105 - Optics, Vibrations and Waves3 AUSem 1
PH1198 - Physics Lab Ia2 AUSem 1
MH1802 - Calculus for the Sciences4 AUSem 1
PH1106 - Electricity and Magnetism3 AUSem 2
PH1107 - Relativity and Quantum Physics3 AUSem 2
PH1199 - Physics Lab Ib2 AUSem 2
MH1403 - Algorithms and Computing3 AUSem 2
MH1803 - Calculus for Physics4 AUSem 2
​​​​​​MH2802 - Linear Algebra for Scientists​3 AU​Sem 2
Year 2
PH2103 - Thermal Physics4 AUSem 1
PH2198 - Physics Lab IIa2 AUSem 1
MH2801 - Complex Methods for the Sciences3 AUSem 1
PH2101 - Quantum Mechanics I3 AUSem 2
PH2102 - Electromagnetism4 AUSem 2
PH2199 - Physics Lab IIb2 AUSem 2
PH2301 - Physical Optics3 AUSem 2
Year 3
PH3101 - Quantum Mechanics II4 AUSem 1
PH3102 - Condensed Matter Physics I4 AUSem 1
PH3199 - Physics Lab IIIa2 AUSem 1
PH3399 - Physics Lab IIIb2 AUSem 1

Physics Major Prescribed Electives

Year 2
PH2601- Introduction to Lasers3 AUSem 2
Year 3
PH3404 - Physics of Classical and Quantum Information3 AUSem 1
PH3602 - Photonics4 AUSem 1
PH3201 - Statistical Mechanics4 AUSem 2
Year 4
PH4420 - Professional Internship10 AUSem 1 or 2
PH4421 - Final Year Project10 AUSem 1 and 2
PH4402 - Condensed Matter Physics II4 AUSem 1
PH4403 - Surfaces and Interfaces4 AUSem 1
PH4404 - Nanoscale Physics4 AUSem 2
PH4409 - Quantum Electronics4 AUSem 2
PH4414 - Introduction to Spintronics4 AUSem 2

Second Major Courses

Required Second Major Courses

MH2500 - Prob​ability & Introduction to Statistics4 AU
PH3601 - Fabrication of Micro- and Nanoelectronic Devices4 AU
​PH4419 - Computational Physics4 AU
PH4601 - Physics of Semiconductor and Spintronics Devices4 AU
EE2001 - Circuit Analysis4 AU
EE2002 - An​alog Electronics4 AU
EE2004 - Digital Electronics4 AU
EE3002 - Microprocessors4 AU
EE3019 - Integrated Electronics3 AU

Elective Second Major Courses

Choose at least 4 AU from the following list:

​EE4340 - VLSI ​Systems3 AU
EE4613 - CMOS Process and Device Simulation2 AU
EE4614 - Device Parameter Extraction and Layout Implement2 AU
​EE4694 - IC Reliability and Failure Analysis3 AU