PHMP (Matric Yr 2022)

BSc (Hons) in Applied Physics with Second Major in Medical Physics

Curriculum (Matriculation Year 2022)


Curriculum Overview

TypeAU
Core Courses61 AU
Physics Major Prescribed Electives13 (8) AU
Interdisciplinary Collaborative Core: Common Core17 AU
Interdisciplinary Collaborative Core: Foundational Core10 (15)
Second Major Courses
22 AU of required physics, and biological sciences courses, at least 6AU from a selection of physics courses and at least 6 AU from a selection of non-physics courses.
34 AU

Broadening and Deepening Electives (BDE)
Can take BDEs from any offered School.

4
Total139 AU

Notes:

  • AU figures in brackets (x) indicate the number of AU if the semester internship is selected.
  • 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).

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
PS0001 - Introduction to Computational Thinking3 AUSem 1

HW0001 - Introduction to Academic Communication
(For students who have not passed or been exempted from the Qualifying English Test)

0 AUSem 1
PH1106 - Electricity and Magnetism3 AUSem 2
PH1199 - Physics Lab Ib2 AUSem 2
MH1803 - Calculus for Physics4 AUSem 2
PS0002 - Introduction to Data Science and Artificial Intelligence3 AUSem 2
Year 2
PH1107 - Relativity and Quantum Physics3 AUSem 1
PH2103 - Thermal Physics4 AUSem 1
PH2198 - Physics Lab IIa2 AUSem 1
​​​​​​MH2802 - Linear Algebra for Scientists​
3 AU​
Sem 1
PH2101 - Quantum Mechanics I3 AUSem 2
PH2199 - Physics Lab IIb2 AUSem 2
MH2801 - Complex Methods for the Sciences3 AUSem 2
Year 3
PH2102 - Electromagnetism4 AUSem 1
PH2104 - Analytical Mechanics4 AUSem 1
PH3101 - Quantum Mechanics II4 AUSem 1
PH3103 - Technological Applications of Quantum Mechanics3 AUSem 1
PH3199 - Physics Lab IIIa2 AUSem 2

 

Physics Major Prescribed Electives

Choose at least 3 AU (or 8 AU if semester internship is selected) from the following list (excluding PH4421):

Year 3
PH3406 - Open Quantum Systems4 AUSem 2
PH3501 - Fluid Mechanics4 AUSem 1
PH3601 - Fabrication of Micro- and Nanoelectronic Devices4 AUSem 1
PH3603 - Biophysics3 AUSem 2
Year 4
PH4421 - Final Year Project
Students opting for Final Year Project (PH4421) are not required to take Professional Internship (PH4420), and must take Professional Attachment (PH4416) during one of the Special Terms.
10 AUSem 1 and 2
PH4418 - Physics in the Industry4 AU

Second Major Courses

Required Second Major Courses

BS1001 - Introductory Biology3 AUYear 2 Sem 1
BS1007 - Molecular & Cell Biology 13 AUYesr 2 Sem 2
PH2302 - Anatomy and Physiology3 AUYear 2 Sem 2
​PH3301 - Introduction to Advanced Biomedical Imaging3 AUYear 3 Sem 1
PH3302 - Magnetic Resonance Imaging 3 AUYear 3 Sem 2
PH3303 - Biomechanics and Exercise Physiology3 AUYear 3 Sem 2
PH4605 - Medical Physics for Radiotherapy4 AUYear 3 Sem 2

Elective Second Major Courses

Choose at least 6 AU from the following list:

PH4408 - Nuclear Physics3 AU
PH4610 - Ionising Radiation Based Imaging3 AU
PH4611 - Medical Physics Beam Modelling and Dosimetry3 AU

Choose at least 6 AU from the following list:

BS1005 - Biochemistry 1 3 AU
BS2004 - Molecular & Cell Biology II3 AU
BS3004 - Cancer Biology and Therapy3 AU
BS3001 - Neurobiology 3 AU
BS3023 - Regulatory Control of Healthcare Products and Medical Devices3 AU
BS3036 - Fundamentals of Immunology - Concepts and Experiments3 AU
BS4014 - Molecular Basis of Diseases3 AU
BS4018 - Biology of Aging and Neurodegeneration 3 AU
BG3105 - Biomedical Instrumentation 3 AU
BG4215 - Biomedical Nanotechnology 3 AU 
BG4231 - Advanced Biomaterials3 AU
CS4150 - Health Communication 4 AU