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Unit of study  Credit points  A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition 

AFNR5511 Soil Processes, Assessment and Management 
6 

AFNR5801 Climate Change: Process, History, Issues 
6 
A A basic understanding of climate change processes and issues 
CHEM5101 Special Topics in Chemistry 1 
6 
A Knowledge of chemical nomenclature and structural representations 
CHEM5102 Special Topics in Chemistry 2 
6 
A Familiarity with basic concepts and terminology of chemistry 
ENVI5801 Social Science of Environment 
6 

GEOG5001 Geographic Information Science A 
6 
A This unit assumes a sound understanding of scientific principles, HSC level mathematics and understanding of basic statistics 
MARS5001 Coastal Processes and Systems 
6 
A This unit assumes a sound understanding of scientific principles, HSC level mathematics and understanding of basic statistics 
MARS5009 Topics in Australian Marine Science 
6 

MATH5310 Topics in Algebra 
6 
A Familiarity with abstract algebra (e.g., MATH4062 or equivalent) and commutative algebra (e.g., MATH4312 or equivalent). Please consult with the coordinator for further information 
MATH5320 Topics in Analysis 
6 
A Familiarity with metric spaces (e.g., MATH4061 or equivalent) and higher analysis (e.g., MATH4313 or MATH4315 or equivalent). Please consult with the coordinator for further information 
MATH5321 Topics in Analysis (Alt) 
6 
A Familiarity with metric spaces (e.g., MATH4061 or equivalent) and higher analysis (e.g., MATH4313 or MATH4315 or equivalent). Please consult with the coordinator for further information. 
MATH5330 Topics in Geometry 
6 
A Familiarity with metric spaces (e.g., MATH4061 or equivalent) and differential geometry (e.g., MATH4068 or equivalent). Please consult with the coordinator for further information 
MATH5331 Topics in Geometry (Alt) 
6 
A Familiarity with metric spaces (e.g., MATH4061 or equivalent) and differential geometry (e.g., MATH4068 or equivalent). Please consult with the coordinator for further information. 
MATH5340 Topics in Topology 
6 
A Familiarity with metric spaces (e.g., MATH4061 or equivalent) and algebraic topology (e.g., MATH4311 or equivalent). Please consult with the coordinator for further information 
MATH5341 Topics in Topology (Alt) 
6 
A Familiarity with metric spaces (e.g., MATH4061 or equivalent) and algebraic topology (e.g., MATH4311 or equivalent). Please consult with the coordinator for further information. 
MATH5410 Special Topics in Applied Mathematics 
6 
A Familiarity with the methods of classical applied mathematics (e.g., MATH4412) and the ability to write code and numerical schemes to solve standard applied mathematical problems (e.g., MATH4411 or equivalent). Please consult with the coordinator for further information 
MATH5411 Special Topics in Applied Mathematics (Alt) 
6 

MATH5420 Deterministic and Stochastic Systems 
6 
A Familiarity with the methods of classical applied mathematics (e.g., MATH4412) and some experience of probabilistic systems (e.g., STAT3021, MATH4311 or equivalent). Please consult with the coordinator for further information 
MATH5421 Deterministic and Stochastic Systems (Alt) 
6 
A Familiarity with the methods of classical applied mathematics (e.g., MATH4412) and some experience of probabilistic systems (e.g., STAT3021, MATH4311 or equivalent). Please consult with the coordinator for further information. 
MATH5550 Optimal Control and Game Theory 
6  A At least 6 credit points of (2000level Advanced Mathematics or 3000level Advanced Mathematics or 4000level Mathematics units) or equivalent This unit is only available in even years. 
MATH5551 Stochastics and Finance 
6 
A Students should have a sound knowledge of probability theory and stochastic processes from, for example, STAT2X11 and STAT3021 or equivalent. This unit is only available in odd years. 
OLET5604 Health Literacy for Better Lives 
2 

PHYS5002 Anatomy and Biol Essentials for Physicists 
6 

PHYS5005 Radiotherapy Physics 
6 
A Students should have basic undergraduate level physics and maths 
PHYS5006 Medical Imaging Physics 
6 
A Students should have basic undergraduate level physics and maths 
PHYS5011 Nuclear Physics and Magnetic Resonance Imaging 
6 
A Students should have basic undergraduate level physics and maths 
PHYS5012 Radiation Physics and Dosimetry 
6 
A Students should have basic undergraduate level physics and maths N PHYS5001 
PHYS5018 Health Physics and Radiation Protection 
6 
A Students should have basic undergraduate level physics and maths 
PHYS5029 Nuclear Medicine Physics 
6 
A Students should have basic undergraduate level physics and maths 
PHYS5031 Ecological Econ and Sustainable Analysis 
6 

PHYS5032 Techniques for Sustainability Analysis 
6 
Minimum class size of 5 students. 
PHYS5033 Environmental Footprints and IO Analysis 
6 
Minimum class size of 5 students. 
PHYS5034 Life Cycle Analysis 
6 
Minimum class size of 5 students. 
PHYS5121 HDR Advanced Electrodynamics and Photonics 
6 
A A major in physics including thirdyear electromagnetism and thirdyear optics N PHYS4121 
PHYS5122 HDR Astrophysics and Space Science 
6 
A A major in physics N PHYS4122 
PHYS5123 HDR General Relativity and Cosmology 
6 
A A major in physics and knowledge of special relativity N PHYS4123 
PHYS5124 HDR Physics of the Standard Model 
6 
A A major in physics including thirdyear quantum physics and thirdyear particle physics N PHYS4124 
PHYS5125 HDR Quantum Field Theory 
6 
A A major in physics including thirdyear quantum physics N PHYS4125 
PHYS5126 HDR Quantum Nanoscience 
6 
A A major in Physics including thirdyear quantum physics and thirdyear condensed matter physics N PHYS4126 
PHYS5150 Neural Dynamics and Computation (HDR) 
6  N PHYS4015 P 144cp of units including (MATH1X01 or MATH1X21 or MATH1906 or MATH1931) and MATH1X02 
PHYS5160 Bayesian Inference and Machine Learning (HDR) 
6  A Undergraduate level introductory statistics. Prior exposure to coding and matrices is beneficial N PHYS4016 
SUST5002 Food and Water Security 
6 
This unit of study involves essay and blog writing and group work. Academic writing skills equivalent to HSC Advanced English or significant consultation via the Writing Hub is assumed. 