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Co-Major (2019)

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Physics Minor Teaching Area

Title Physics Minor Teaching Area
Organisational Unit Education
Special requirements
Excluded Majors
Excluded Minors
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.
Description As a result of undertaking this co-major area of study students will develop a comprehensive and coherent body of knowledge and skills. Learning outcomes access an understanding of principles and concepts for the professional practice as a teacher of Year 7-10 Science (Physics).
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Structure

Co-Major Structure - 21 credit points

Year 1 - 6 credit points

Core Units - 6 credit points

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

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

PEN152 Principles of Physics - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external, S2-internal, S2-external

Year 2 - 6 credit points

Core Unit - 6 credit points

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

Select from the following:

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

Year 3 - 9 credit points

Core Units - 6 credit points

EDN376 Teaching Science - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1E-internal, S1E-external

EDN476 Teaching Senior Secondary Science - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1E-internal

Specified Elective - 3 credit points

Select from the following:

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

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

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

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