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Physics and Nanotechnology (BSc)

  • B1317; B1317ABACHELOR OF SCIENCE

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Title Physics and Nanotechnology (BSc)
Course Code B1317; B1317A
Study Level Bachelor (Undergraduate)
School School of Engineering and Information Technology
Academic Contacts

Academic Chair: Dr Almantas Pivrikas | Email: A.Pivrikas@murdoch.edu.au | Tel: 0466965314

Academic Chair: Dr Almantas Pivrikas | Email: A.Pivrikas@murdoch.edu.au | Tel: 9360 7637

Qualification Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Physics and Nanotechnology
Duration 3 years full-time or part-time equivalent
Availability Murdoch campus (internal)
Murdoch campus (external)
Description Physics has a long and distinguished history. It underpins our modern technology and can be found at the cutting edge of science in the field of nanotechnology.
The Physics and Nanotechnology major combines an essential core of classical and modern physics with units that provide the background for working in the rapidly developing area of nanoscience and nanotechnology. The three-year course covers mechanics and waves, quantum theory, electromagnetism, thermodynamics, the physics of materials and applications of nanotechnology. Study of these areas provides an understanding of natural processes, energy and materials not just at the macroscopic scale but also at the nanoscopic scale.
Students have the opportunity to extend their analytical and problem solving skills to related disciplines in areas such as Computer Science, Chemistry, Biology, Mathematical Modelling, Mathematics and Statistics, Ocean Science, Environmental Science, Sustainable/Renewable Energy or Science Communication.
An additional year of study leads to an Honours degree, offering enhanced employment prospects and is the entry point into a Masters or Doctoral research degree.
Murdoch's Bachelor of Science is a flexible degree which gives you the opportunity to build deep understanding and practical experience as well as to supplement your studies by engaging with industry and the community on relevant problems. You can even undertake studies through another discipline to broaden your understanding of the way in which science operates in relation to social, business, health and policy environments.
Admission Requirements: Onshore course offerings As per normal undergraduate admission requirements. Students who have not completed the necessary mathematics or physics at WACE-level may be required to complete introductory units in first year.

Equivalent of an Academic IELTS overall score of 6.0 with no band less than 6.0.
Special Requirements Computer access with a CD-ROM drive or Internet access is essential. Email is essential.
Major Learning Outcomes KNOWLEDGE
MLO 1 - Demonstrate a clear understanding of the role of the physical sciences in society, at a fundamental and applied level, providing an understanding of natural processes, energy and materials at the macroscopic and nanoscopic scales.
MLO 2 - Demonstrate a broad and coherent knowledge and understanding of the underlying principles and core concepts of fundamental Physics
MLO 3 - Understanding of a broad and coherent knowledge of the underlying principles and core concepts of Physics and Nanotechnology, at a phenomenological and theoretical level
MLO 4 - Demonstrate mastery of core physics, nanotechnology and scientific methodologies to create efficient and sustainable solutions to technological issues in society.

SKILLS
MLO 5 - Professional accountability and ethical conduct in the Physical sciences that is beneficial to society
* Recognition of the ethical implications of professional practice
* The importance for the safety of other people and protection of environment from the applications of the physical and chemical sciences by industry
MLO 6 - Effective professional activity in physical and chemical laboratories including nanomaterial characterisation
* Fabrication of nanosized and nanostructured materials and creativity in integrating nanomaterials into practical applications
* Instrumentation and various spectroscopic techniques
* Characterisation of physical properties: electrical, thermal, optical and mechanical
* Simple computational modelling
MLO 7 - Effective oral and written scientific communication with the general public and other scholars.
* Proficiency in listening, speaking, reading and writing English
* Preparation of high quality documentation for progress reports, academic journal articles and conference presentations
MLO 8 - Develop the ability and commitment to independently acquire new knowledge and skills in order to stay abreast of developments in the rapidly changing field of Physics and nanotechnology.

APPLICATION
MLO 9 - Application of established scientific methods to solve complex physical and nanomaterial problems.
* Investigate complex problems using leading edge knowledge and research methods
* Innovative approaches to the synthesis of alternative solutions, concepts and procedures to the development of nanomaterials
* The use of appropriate techniques and computational modelling with a rigorous approach to testing of end results
* Documentation at all problem solving stages.
MLO 10 - A systematic approach to the planning and design of projects in physics and nanotechnology
* Applies technical knowledge and problem solving skills with appropriate tools and resources to design a procedure to undertake the project to a successful conclusion
* Demonstrated use of theoretical aspects, physical element of the project, facilities and experimental techniques to meet the objectives of project
* Addresses broad contextual constraints such as social, cultural, environmental, commercial, safety and sustainability issues in the design of the project
MLO 11 - Application of systematic approaches to the management and conduct of projects in physics and nanotechnology
* Realistically assesses the requirements and associated resources needed for the project
* Demonstrated capacity to function effectively both as an individual and as a member in a team with an understanding of the fundamentals of team dynamics.
* Recognises the value of alternative and diverse viewpoints, academic advice and the importance of professional networking
* Demonstrates commitment to critical self-review and performance evaluation against appropriate criteria as a primary means of tracking personal development needs and achievements of positive outcomes of the project.
Course Learning Outcomes KNOWLEDGE
CLO 1 - Demonstrate a clear understanding of the role of science in society
CLO 2 - Demonstrate a broad and coherent knowledge and understanding of the underlying principles and core concepts of at least one scientific discipline, including:
a) An understanding of the scientific method and how it is applied
b) A systematic approach to problem solving using appropriate analytical and technical methods

SKILLS
CLO 3 - Collect, record, analyse and interpret information using the conventions of scientific argument, judgment, deduction and communication, including:
a) Creativity in defining and resolving scientific problems
b) Rigor in designing and planning an investigation
c) Rigorous collection, recording and treatment of data
d) Demonstration of skills in quantitative and qualitative analysis
e) Demonstrated capacity for self-management and organisation
f) Written, oral and interpersonal communication skills demonstrating the capacity for efficient and effective communication of scientific data, information and arguments to scientific peer groups and the broader community

APPLICATION
CLO 4 - Provide evidence of ethical behaviour including:
a) A demonstrated understanding of the ethics of science (including where applicable in clinical and professional settings)
b) Demonstrated academic and scholarly integrity
CLO 5 - Capacity to apply knowledge and skills in a global and regional context
CLO 6 - Provide evidence of interdisciplinary thinking through:
a) Demonstrated appreciation of different intellectual outputs and how they are used/understood by different disciplines
b) Demonstrated capacity to work across disciplinary boundaries
CLO 7 - Demonstrate accountability for your own learning by:
a) Demonstrating a capacity to work under supervision and autonomously
b) Working effectively in team environments, including teams with intercultural and interdisciplinary diversity
c) Demonstrated capacity for critical reflection, including the capacity for lifelong learning
Employment Prospects Graduates find employment in a wide variety of fields including universities, research institutions, government agencies and private companies in areas such as pure research, research and development, education, quality control, health and medical physics, environmental monitoring, meteorology and astronomy.
Professional Recognition This degree has been accredited by the Australian Institute of Physics. Students who have completed this degree can apply to the Academic Chair for membership to the Australian Institute of Physics and the Institute of Physics (UK).
Recommended Double Majors Chemistry; Computer Science; Mathematics and Statistics
Excluded Minors Physics
Main research areas Renewable energy, surface physics, thin films, and nanotechnology with applications in medicine, resources, environment and energy.
Internet Access RequirementsMurdoch units normally include an online component comprising materials, discussions, lecture recordings and assessment activities. All students, regardless of their location or mode of study, need to have access to and be able to use computing devices with browsing capability and a connection to the Internet via Broadband (Cable, ADSL or Mobile) or Wireless. The Internet connection should be readily available and allow large amounts of data to be streamed or downloaded (approximately 100MB per lecture recording). Students also need to be able to enter into online discussions and submit assignments online.

Major Prerequisites

Chemistry Background

Students may need to complete prerequisite units depending upon their background in chemistry and their final scaled score in Chemistry 3A/3B or Chemistry ATAR within the past three years.

Chemistry 3A/3B or Chemistry ATAR with a final scaled score of 50 percent or more

OR

CHE140 Fundamentals of Chemistry - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external, S2-internal, S2-external

Students who have completed previous chemistry not stated above should consult their Academic Chair for clarification of their enrolment requirements.

Mathematics Background

Students may need to complete a prerequisite unit depending on their background in mathematics and their final scaled score in Mathematics Specialist ATAR or Mathematics Specialist units or the equivalent Applicable Mathematics and Calculus within the past four years.

Students need to achieve a Pass in
MAS182 Applied Mathematics - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external, S2-internal, S2-external

OR

Mathematics Methods ATAR (or Mathematics 3A/3B/3C/3D)

OR

Students who achieve a minimum C grade in Mathematics Specialist ATAR (or Mathematics: Specialist 3C/3D)
TEE Calculus with a final scaled score of 55 percent or more may seek an exemption from MAS182 Applied Mathematics from their Academic Chair.

Students who do not meet the prerequisite conditions for MAS182 Applied Mathematics will need a PASS in

MAS164 Fundamentals of Mathematics - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external, S2-internal, S2-external

Students who have completed previous mathematics not stated above should consult the Academic Chair for clarification of their enrolment requirements.

Physics Background

Students may need to complete one prerequisite unit depending on their background in physics and their final scaled score in WACE Physics 3A/3B within the past four years.

Students must achieve a C grade in Physics 3A/3B

OR

TEE Physics with a final scaled score of 60 percent or more

OR

PEN120 General Physics - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external, S2-internal, S2-external

Students who have completed previous physics not stated above should consult the Academic Chair for clarification of their enrolment requirements.

Course Structure - 72 credit points

Part I - 24 credit points

Year 1 - 24 credit points

Transition Unit - 3 credit points

BSC100 Building Blocks for Science Students - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external, S2-internal, S2-external

Breadth Unit for Degree - 3 credit points

BSC150 What is Science? - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external, S2-internal, S2-external

Core Units - 15 credit points

PEN152 Principles of Physics - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external, S2-internal, S2-external
(Students who have not completed Physics 3A/3B will be required to undertake PEN120 General Physics prior to completing this unit.)

MAS161 Calculus and Matrix Algebra - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external, S2-internal, S2-external
(Students who have not completed Mathematics: Specialist 3C/3D will be required to undertake MAS182 Applied Mathematics prior to completing this unit.)

ENG192 Energy, Mass and Flow - 3 points
MURDOCH: S2-internal, S2-external

MAS182 Applied Mathematics - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external, S2-internal, S2-external

CHE144 Foundations of Chemistry - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external, S2-internal, S2-external

General Electives - 3 credit points

Select from any 100-level units offered by the University, subject to individual unit prerequisites. Students are advised to consider using General Elective points to meet the requirements of a second major or minor. Any recommended double majors and minors will be included in the major's description.

Part II - 48 credit points

University-Wide Breadth Units - 6 credit points  Unit List

Select from the prescribed list of University-Wide Breadth Units. A unit cannot be used to satisfy both this Breadth Unit requirement and the requirements of a major or minor. If taken at 100 level the unit(s) will be attributed to Part I. Note that no more than 30 credit points at Part I may be credited towards course completion requirements.

Year 2 - 21 credit points

Research Skills Unit - 3 credit points

The Research Skills unit to be taken will depend on the student's Primary Major enrolment. Select from the following.

For Primary Major in Cognitive Neuroscience and Health Psychology

BSC201 Psychology: Measurement, Design and Analysis - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal

For Primary Majors in the Health Sciences, as listed

Primary Major in Chiropractic Science, Exercise Physiology, Movement Science, or Sport and Health Science:

BSC206 Introduction to Research Methodology and Evidence Based Practice - 3 points
MURDOCH: S2-internal

For All Other Primary Majors excluding Information Technology

Select from the Research Skills Unit List recommended for each major. A unit cannot be used to satisfy both this Research Skills Unit requirement and the requirements of a major or minor. If taken at 100 level the unit(s) will be attributed to Part I. Note that no more than 30 credit points at Part I may be credited towards course completion requirements.

Core Units - 12 credit points

PEN231 Modern Physics - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external

PEN202 Thermodynamics for Physics and Nanotechnology - 3 points
MURDOCH: S2-internal, S2-external

PEN261 Applications of Nanotechnology - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external

MAS220 Mathematical Methods - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external

General Electives - 6 credit points

Select from any 200- to 400-level units offered by the University, subject to individual unit prerequisites. Students are advised to consider using General Elective points to meet the requirements of a second major or minor. Any recommended double majors and minors will be included in the major's description.

Year 3 - 21 credit points

Research Skills Unit - 3 credit points

The Research Skills unit to be taken will depend on the student's Primary Major enrolment. Select from the following.

For Primary Major in Cognitive Neuroscience and Health Psychology

BSC302 Advanced Quantitative Research Methods - 3 points
MURDOCH: S2-internal

For Primary Majors in the Health Sciences, as listed

Primary major in Chiropractic Science, Movement Science, Sport and Health Science:

BSC306 Research and Evidence Based Practice - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal

For All Other Primary Majors excluding Information Technology

Select from the Research Skills Unit List recommended for each major. A unit cannot be used to satisfy both this Research Skills Unit requirement and the requirements of a major or minor. If taken at 100 level the unit(s) will be attributed to Part I. Note that no more than 30 credit points at Part I may be credited towards course completion requirements.

Core Units - 12 credit points

PEN317 Physics of Materials - 3 points
MURDOCH: S2-internal, S2-external

MAS221 Mathematical Modelling - 3 points
MURDOCH: S2-internal, S2-external

OR

MAS351 Environmental and Biological Modelling - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external

PEN332 Electromagnetism - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external

PEN363 Experimental Physics and Nanotechnology - 3 points
MURDOCH: S2-internal, S2-external

General Electives - 6 credit points

Select from any 200- to 400-level units offered by the University, subject to individual unit prerequisites. Students are advised to consider using General Elective points to meet the requirements of a second major or minor. Any recommended double majors and minors will be included in the major's description.

Research Skills Unit List

Animal Health Major

BSC200 Research in the Physical and Life Sciences - 3 points
Not available this year

MAS223 Applied Statistics - 3 points
MURDOCH: S2-internal, S2-external

MAS224 Biostatistical Methods - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external

BIO282 Molecular Biology - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal

BIO394 Genetic Engineering - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal

ENV303 GIS for Environmental Management and Planning - 3 points
MURDOCH: S2-internal (quota of 70 places) (closed as the offering has reached capacity), S2-external (quota of 20 places) (closed as the offering has reached capacity)

COM103 Foundations of Communication - 3 points
MURDOCH: S2-internal, S2-external

BMS317 Human Pharmacology - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal

Animal Science Major

BSC200 Research in the Physical and Life Sciences - 3 points
Not available this year

MAS223 Applied Statistics - 3 points
MURDOCH: S2-internal, S2-external

MAS224 Biostatistical Methods - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external

BIO246 Microbiology - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal

BMS316 Parasitology: People, Pets and Wildlife - 3 points
MURDOCH: S2-internal

ENV303 GIS for Environmental Management and Planning - 3 points
MURDOCH: S2-internal (quota of 70 places) (closed as the offering has reached capacity), S2-external (quota of 20 places) (closed as the offering has reached capacity)

BIO282 Molecular Biology - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal

BIO394 Genetic Engineering - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal

COM103 Foundations of Communication - 3 points
MURDOCH: S2-internal, S2-external

Crop and Pasture Science

BSC200 Research in the Physical and Life Sciences - 3 points
Not available this year

ENV303 GIS for Environmental Management and Planning - 3 points
MURDOCH: S2-internal (quota of 70 places) (closed as the offering has reached capacity), S2-external (quota of 20 places) (closed as the offering has reached capacity)

BMS316 Parasitology: People, Pets and Wildlife - 3 points
MURDOCH: S2-internal

MAS223 Applied Statistics - 3 points
MURDOCH: S2-internal, S2-external

MAS224 Biostatistical Methods - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external

BIO246 Microbiology - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal

BIO257 Australian Biodiversity - 3 points
MURDOCH: S2-internal

BIO282 Molecular Biology - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal

BIO394 Genetic Engineering - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal

Biological Sciences Major

BSC200 Research in the Physical and Life Sciences - 3 points
Not available this year

ENV303 GIS for Environmental Management and Planning - 3 points
MURDOCH: S2-internal (quota of 70 places) (closed as the offering has reached capacity), S2-external (quota of 20 places) (closed as the offering has reached capacity)

BMS316 Parasitology: People, Pets and Wildlife - 3 points
MURDOCH: S2-internal

MAS223 Applied Statistics - 3 points
MURDOCH: S2-internal, S2-external

MAS224 Biostatistical Methods - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external

BIO282 Molecular Biology - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal

BIO394 Genetic Engineering - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal

BIO377 Marine Ecology - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal

BIO388 Forensic Science and Miscarriages of Justice - 3 points
MURDOCH: W-internal

CHE207 Chemical Analysis - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external

BIO393 Tropical Marine Biology - 3 points
MURDOCH: W-internal (quota of 40 places) (closed as the offering has reached capacity)

Conservation and Wildlife Biology Major

BSC200 Research in the Physical and Life Sciences - 3 points
Not available this year

ENV303 GIS for Environmental Management and Planning - 3 points
MURDOCH: S2-internal (quota of 70 places) (closed as the offering has reached capacity), S2-external (quota of 20 places) (closed as the offering has reached capacity)

BIO246 Microbiology - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal

BMS316 Parasitology: People, Pets and Wildlife - 3 points
MURDOCH: S2-internal

MAS223 Applied Statistics - 3 points
MURDOCH: S2-internal, S2-external

MAS224 Biostatistical Methods - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external

BIO282 Molecular Biology - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal

BIO394 Genetic Engineering - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal

BIO377 Marine Ecology - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal

ENV328 Environmental Policy and Law - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external

SUS305 Economics of Sustainability - 3 points
MURDOCH: W-internal, W-external

COD302 Creative Ways to Work with Community - 3 points
MURDOCH: S2-internal, S2-external

BIO247 Biochemistry - 3 points
MURDOCH: S2-internal

ENV332 Managing Wetlands and Water - 3 points
MURDOCH: S2-internal, S2-external

BIO393 Tropical Marine Biology - 3 points
MURDOCH: W-internal (quota of 40 places) (closed as the offering has reached capacity)

Environmental Management and Sustainability Major

BSC200 Research in the Physical and Life Sciences - 3 points
Not available this year

MAS223 Applied Statistics - 3 points
MURDOCH: S2-internal, S2-external

MAS224 Biostatistical Methods - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external

BIO393 Tropical Marine Biology - 3 points
MURDOCH: W-internal (quota of 40 places) (closed as the offering has reached capacity)

MAS182 Applied Mathematics - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external, S2-internal, S2-external

MAS353 Statistical Design and Data Analysis - 3 points
MURDOCH: S2-internal, S2-external

ENV332 Managing Wetlands and Water - 3 points
MURDOCH: S2-internal, S2-external

ENG341 Water Conservation and Auditing - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external

COM103 Foundations of Communication - 3 points
MURDOCH: S2-internal, S2-external

BIO257 Australian Biodiversity - 3 points
MURDOCH: S2-internal

SUS305 Economics of Sustainability - 3 points
MURDOCH: W-internal, W-external

COD302 Creative Ways to Work with Community - 3 points
MURDOCH: S2-internal, S2-external

ENV241 Ecology - 3 points
MURDOCH: S2-internal, S2-external

Environmental Science Major

BSC200 Research in the Physical and Life Sciences - 3 points
Not available this year

ENV303 GIS for Environmental Management and Planning - 3 points
MURDOCH: S2-internal (quota of 70 places) (closed as the offering has reached capacity), S2-external (quota of 20 places) (closed as the offering has reached capacity)

MAS223 Applied Statistics - 3 points
MURDOCH: S2-internal, S2-external

MAS224 Biostatistical Methods - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external

BIO393 Tropical Marine Biology - 3 points
MURDOCH: W-internal (quota of 40 places) (closed as the offering has reached capacity)

ENV334 Environmental Restoration - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal (quota of 60 places), S1-external (quota of 60 places)

ENG341 Water Conservation and Auditing - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external

COM103 Foundations of Communication - 3 points
MURDOCH: S2-internal, S2-external

BIO257 Australian Biodiversity - 3 points
MURDOCH: S2-internal

MAS182 Applied Mathematics - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external, S2-internal, S2-external

Marine Science Major

BSC200 Research in the Physical and Life Sciences - 3 points
Not available this year

ENV303 GIS for Environmental Management and Planning - 3 points
MURDOCH: S2-internal (quota of 70 places) (closed as the offering has reached capacity), S2-external (quota of 20 places) (closed as the offering has reached capacity)

BIO246 Microbiology - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal

BMS316 Parasitology: People, Pets and Wildlife - 3 points
MURDOCH: S2-internal

MAS223 Applied Statistics - 3 points
MURDOCH: S2-internal, S2-external

MAS224 Biostatistical Methods - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external

ENV241 Ecology - 3 points
MURDOCH: S2-internal, S2-external

BIO393 Tropical Marine Biology - 3 points
MURDOCH: W-internal (quota of 40 places) (closed as the offering has reached capacity)

Biomedical Science Major

BSC200 Research in the Physical and Life Sciences - 3 points
Not available this year

MAS223 Applied Statistics - 3 points
MURDOCH: S2-internal, S2-external

MAS224 Biostatistical Methods - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external

BIO282 Molecular Biology - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal

BIO394 Genetic Engineering - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal

BIO367 Forensic Toxicology - 3 points
MURDOCH: S2-internal

BIO246 Microbiology - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal

BMS218 Haematology - 3 points
MURDOCH: S2-internal (quota of 80 places) (closed)

BMS323 Clinical Biochemistry I - 3 points
MURDOCH: S2-internal (quota of 25 places)

BMS316 Parasitology: People, Pets and Wildlife - 3 points
MURDOCH: S2-internal

BMS317 Human Pharmacology - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal

Clinical Laboratory Science Major

BSC200 Research in the Physical and Life Sciences - 3 points
Not available this year

MAS223 Applied Statistics - 3 points
MURDOCH: S2-internal, S2-external

MAS224 Biostatistical Methods - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external

BIO394 Genetic Engineering - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal

BIO367 Forensic Toxicology - 3 points
MURDOCH: S2-internal

BIO246 Microbiology - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal

BIO388 Forensic Science and Miscarriages of Justice - 3 points
MURDOCH: W-internal

BMS317 Human Pharmacology - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal

Forensic Biology and Toxicology Major

BSC200 Research in the Physical and Life Sciences - 3 points
Not available this year

MAS223 Applied Statistics - 3 points
MURDOCH: S2-internal, S2-external

MAS224 Biostatistical Methods - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external

BIO388 Forensic Science and Miscarriages of Justice - 3 points
MURDOCH: W-internal

BIO394 Genetic Engineering - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal

BMS218 Haematology - 3 points
MURDOCH: S2-internal (quota of 80 places) (closed)

BMS323 Clinical Biochemistry I - 3 points
MURDOCH: S2-internal (quota of 25 places)

BMS317 Human Pharmacology - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal

Genetics and Molecular Biology Major

MAS223 Applied Statistics - 3 points
MURDOCH: S2-internal, S2-external

MAS224 Biostatistical Methods - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external

BIO388 Forensic Science and Miscarriages of Justice - 3 points
MURDOCH: W-internal

BMS211 Medical Immunology and Molecular Genetics - 3 points
MURDOCH: S2-internal

BMS327 Diagnostic Genomics - 3 points
MURDOCH: S2-internal (quota of 30 places)

BIO367 Forensic Toxicology - 3 points
MURDOCH: S2-internal

BIO359 Forensic DNA Analysis - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal

BMS218 Haematology - 3 points
MURDOCH: S2-internal (quota of 80 places) (closed)

BMS323 Clinical Biochemistry I - 3 points
MURDOCH: S2-internal (quota of 25 places)

BMS317 Human Pharmacology - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal

Chemistry Major

MAS221 Mathematical Modelling - 3 points
MURDOCH: S2-internal, S2-external

CHE309 Advanced Projects in Chemistry and Mineral Science - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal, S2-internal, SUM-internal

BSC304 Innovation and Ethics in Science - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external

Physics and Nanotechnology Major

MAS223 Applied Statistics - 3 points
MURDOCH: S2-internal, S2-external

MAS222 Probability and Statistical Inference - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external

ICT289 Computer Graphics Principles and Programming - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external

ICT283 Data Structures and Abstractions - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external

ENG297 Circuits and Systems II - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal

ENG207 Principles of Electronic Instrumentation - 3 points
MURDOCH: S2-internal, W-internal

ICT319 Intelligent Systems - 3 points
MURDOCH: S2-internal, S2-external

MAS221 Mathematical Modelling - 3 points
MURDOCH: S2-internal, S2-external

MAS351 Environmental and Biological Modelling - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external

MAS354 Modelling and Simulation - 3 points
MURDOCH: S2-internal, S2-external

BSC304 Innovation and Ethics in Science - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external

Mathematics and Statistics Major

MAS220 Mathematical Methods - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external

MAS222 Probability and Statistical Inference - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external

ICT283 Data Structures and Abstractions - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external

MAS351 Environmental and Biological Modelling - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external

MAS352 Time Series Analysis - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external

ICT373 Software Architectures - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external

ICT374 Operating Systems and Systems Programming - 3 points
MURDOCH: S2-internal, S2-external

Engineering Technology Major

MAS221 Mathematical Modelling - 3 points
MURDOCH: S2-internal, S2-external

The following unit is no longer available - contact the Academic Chair for advice:

BEN200 Scientific Method in Engineering - 3 points

MAS223 Applied Statistics - 3 points
MURDOCH: S2-internal, S2-external

BEN300 Innovation and Ethics in Engineering - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal

BSC304 Innovation and Ethics in Science - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external

MAS351 Environmental and Biological Modelling - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external

MAS354 Modelling and Simulation - 3 points
MURDOCH: S2-internal, S2-external

ENG336 Engineering Finance, Management and Law - 3 points
MURDOCH: S2-internal

Mineral Science Major

ENG255 Chemical Process Kinetics - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external

MAS221 Mathematical Modelling - 3 points
MURDOCH: S2-internal, S2-external

The following unit is no longer available - contact the Academic Chair for advice:

BEN200 Scientific Method in Engineering - 3 points

ENG299 Control Systems and Process Dynamics - 3 points
MURDOCH: S2-internal

BEN300 Innovation and Ethics in Engineering - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal

MAS351 Environmental and Biological Modelling - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external

MAS354 Modelling and Simulation - 3 points
MURDOCH: S2-internal, S2-external

ENG336 Engineering Finance, Management and Law - 3 points
MURDOCH: S2-internal

Marine Biology Major

BSC200 Research in the Physical and Life Sciences - 3 points
Not available this year

ENV303 GIS for Environmental Management and Planning - 3 points
MURDOCH: S2-internal (quota of 70 places) (closed as the offering has reached capacity), S2-external (quota of 20 places) (closed as the offering has reached capacity)

BIO246 Microbiology - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal

BMS316 Parasitology: People, Pets and Wildlife - 3 points
MURDOCH: S2-internal

MAS223 Applied Statistics - 3 points
MURDOCH: S2-internal, S2-external

MAS224 Biostatistical Methods - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external

BIO282 Molecular Biology - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal

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